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Should Gregg Popovich Start Pau Gasol or Dewayne Dedmon?

San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol is expected to make his return after the All-Star Break. When he does, should he get his starting job back? Since Gasol was injured back in January, the Spurs have gone 11-4. Why? The resurgent play of backup center Dewayne Dedmon. Per-36 minutes. Dedmon is averaging 11.2 points on […] Should Gregg Popovich Start Pau Gasol or Dewayne Dedmon? ...
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4 days ago

Pau Gasol elected to 3-year term on NBPA Executive Committee

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Pau Gasol is the newest member of the National Basketball Players Association's executive committee. The six-time All-Star from Spain was elected on Friday, and starts his three-year term immediately. He replaces Steve Blake, who also had a three-year term and is not currently in the NBA. NBPA executive director Michele Roberts says Gasol's addition is important...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Starter Spotlight: Dedmon Steps Up For Spurs in Gasol’s Absence

With the All-Star Weekend approaching, and the return of Pau Gasol imminent, San Antonio Spurs backup center Dewayne Dedmon has proven his capability as a worthy substitute. Since Gasol’s injury in mid-January, various Spurs backups have tried their hand at starting. Head Coach Gregg Popovich and the Spurs tried various starting lineups since Gasol’s injury, both big and small...
Via Project Spurs
5 days ago

Popovich: Pau Gasol could return before All-Star break

The San Antonio Spurs have won six of their eight games in Pau Gasol’s absence, and he may not be out of the lineup for much longer.Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told reporters on Thursday that Gasol could be back before the All-Star break.“They tell me that maybe at the beginning of All-Star break, somewhere around there, maybe he can play a game,” said Popovich, per Michael...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

News reporter confirms Pau Gasol’s intent with San Antonio Spurs

Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express news confirmed that Pau Gasol intends to stay with the San Antonio Spurs as long as possible. Here’s what was said. Pau Gasol plans to stay as long as he can with the San Antonio Spurs Pau Gasol was recently asked by Jabari young of the San Antonio Express news if he was going to opt- in year two of his contract. Pau Gasol said, “My intention...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol plans to opt into second year of Spurs deal

Pau Gasol is ready to commit to a second season with the San Antonio Spurs.The veteran big man said that he fully intends to exercise his $16 million second-year option to remain with the Spurs, saying they give him the best chance to win a championship.“My intention is to continue here, and to be here as long as I can,” Gasol told Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs reportedly looking to add another big man while Pau Gasol out

Pau Gasol underwent surgery to repair a fracture in the fourth metacarpal on his left hand Friday, and the veteran center will miss roughly four to six weeks, leaving a big hole in the middle for the San Antonio Spurs.Gasol, a six-time All-Star, is averaging 11.7 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game in his first season with the Spurs.According to the San Antonio Express-News‘...
Via The Sports Daily
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Pau Gasol out up to six weeks after hand surgery

The San Antonio Spurs will be without Pau Gasol an indeterminate amount of time after the center underwent surgery to repair his hand.This news comes by way of Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, who reports the surgery was to repair a fracture in the fourth metacarpal on Gasol’s left hand.“The procedure has a potentially broad recovery period, league sources said. There are...
Via Sportsnaut
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Spurs C Gasol breaks finger during warmups, out indefinitely

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Spurs center Pau Gasol is out indefinitely after breaking his left ring finger during pregame warmups Thursday night. Gasol missed San Antonio's 118-104 victory over the Denver Nuggets. He was slated to start but left the court clutching his left hand before the national anthem. He had X-rays, which revealed a fractured finger on his non-shooting hand. The team...
Via Associated Press
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol ‘a bit pissed’ about NBA 2K17 rating

San Antonio Spurs forward Pau Gasol isn’t too happy about his rating in NBA 2K17. But only because his brother, Marc, has a higher rating, of course. Pau appeared at the game’s premier in Madrid Wednesday and wasn’t shy about his feelings on the whole ordeal. Raúl Barrigón of captured the funny moment: Pau says, smiling, he’s a bit pissed his brother Marc...
Via The Sports Daily
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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