With the NBA Playoffs in full-swing and the San Antonio Spurs preparing to do battle against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second round, rumors at this time start to flourish on where possible free-agents will land.
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As the Spurs took care of the Memphis Grizzlies in a round one sweep, Marc Gasol had an interesting landing spot for his brother, Chicago Bulls Center Pau Gasol. Gasol will be a free-agent at the end of the season and all possibilities are of him leaving Chicago and finding employment elsewhere. One team that is expected to pursue him are the Grizzlies, joining alongside his brother.
The younger of the two has not talked to his brother about where he would be heading but he did give his own opinion.
Marc Gasol on Pau Gasol’s future: “If I had to guess — not that I’ve talked to him about it — would be San Antonio.”
— John Martin (@JohnMartin929) April 25, 2016
Gasol is a good shooter and excellent passer. Both are significant to the Spurs style of play. We all know that Tim Duncan’s time in a Spurs uniform is numbered, with Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge blossoming into a good 1-2 punch for the team, Gasol could be another solid addiction to the team.
Gasol has been fairly transparent in recent interviews about wanting to play for a contender again. The Spurs are obviously a title contender. If you want to look deeper into this, the Spurs are also a good cultural fit as well, they are multi-national, with an established globalist culture.
If it were to happen, just think of the possibilities and advantage this could have for San Antonio. A front court of Aldridge and Gasol would be bad for opponents. Both are extremely skilled and long. They can hit the mid-range jumper with the best of them which will open up the floor more.
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