Pau Gasol i Sàez (born July 6, 1980 in Barcelona, Spain) is a Spanish basketball player. Gasol will join the Chicago Bulls for the 2014-2015 season. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 2008 to 2014.
He has won an NBA championship with the Lakers, and a silver medal with the Spanish basketball team at the 2008 Olympics. Before playing with the Lakers, he played in Spain and for the Memphis Grizzlies. He wears #16 for the Lakers, and plays both forward and center. He is 7 feet tall and weighs 250 lbs, and has a younger brother named Marc Gasol who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies.
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- "Paw Sadol Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story". Biography.com. http://www.biography.com/people/pau-gasol-20929951. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- "Pau Gasol agrees to join Chicago Bulls; no contract yet". USA Today.com. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2014/07/12/pau-gasol-contract-chicago-bulls-los-angeles-lakers-trade/12571649/. Retrieved July 17, 2014.