“Pau Gasol returns to Barcelona”

Pau Gasol returns to his favorite Barcelona. After 20 years, according to “Mundo Deportivo”, the 40-year-old Spanish center will sign a contract until the end of the season with Barcelona, ​​so that his desire to play again in the team that promoted him, before ending his career, comes true. .

According to the Spanish media, Gasol, with a huge tenure on the other side of the Atlantic, agreed on everything with the “blaugrana” to strengthen them until the end of the season and at the same time prepare for the Tokyo Olympic tournament in which, apart from a shocking surprise , will write the epilogue to his great career.

Gasol made his name in Barcelona and in 2001 became No. 3 in the NBA Draft. His career in the top league in the world jumped, first with Memphis and then with the Lakers, to follow Chicago, San Antonio and for a short time he was a teammate of Giannis Antitokunbo in Milwaukee.

He played in 1,226 games in NBA regular seasons, averaging 17 points (51.2% on two points, 36.8% on three points, 75.3% on shots), 9.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.6 blocks) per 33.4 minutes played.

According to what has been leaked, Pau Gasol is joining Barcelona, ​​with the aim of preparing for the Tokyo Olympics and to give … depth to the Catalans’ racket, as Saronas Yassikevistios has been looking for a tall man to play next to to Davis.

The Catalans, in fact, caught the deadline of February 24, in order to have the experienced center with them in the EuroLeague, which they want to win.

Gasol has been playing since March 10, 2019, almost two years, as he had taken 14:38 in a game between the Bucks and the Spurs. He then suffered serious injuries and it remains to be seen if he has overcome them.

Source: Zougla.gr by www.zougla.gr.

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