Pau Gasol i Sàez (born July 6, 1980 in Barcelona, Spain) is a Spanish basketball player. Gasol plays for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 2008 to 2014. On July 18, 2014, Gasol signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls.
He has won an NBA championship with the Lakers. He played with the Spanish basketball team at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, winning silver medals in 2008 and 2012. 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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- "Bulls sign Spaniards Gasol, Mirotic". NBA. http://www.nba.com/2014/news/07/18/bulls-introduce-gasol-and-mirotic.ap/index.html. Retrieved 2015-5-18.