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Pau Gasol

Gasol with the Bulls in 2015
No. 16 – San Antonio Spurs
Position Power forward / Center
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1980-07-06) July 6, 1980 (age 36)
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career 1998–present
Career history
1998–2001 FC Barcelona
2001–2008 Memphis Grizzlies
2008–2014 Los Angeles Lakers
2014–2016 Chicago Bulls
2016–present San Antonio Spurs
Career highlights and awards

2× NBA champion (2009, 2010)
6× NBA All-Star (2006, 2009–2011, 2015, 2016)
2× All-NBA Second Team (2011, 2015)
2× All-NBA Third Team (2009, 2010)
NBA Rookie of the Year (2002)
J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2012)
FIBA World Cup MVP (2006)
2× FIBA EuroBasket MVP (2009, 2015)
3× FIBA EuroBasket Top Scorer (2003, 2009, 2015)
All-Euroleague Second Team (2001)
2× Spanish League champion (1999, 2001)
Spanish King’s Cup MVP (2001)
Spanish League Finals MVP (2001)
2× FIBA Europe Player of the Year (2008, 2009)
2× Mister Europa Player of the Year (2004, 2009)
4× Euroscar Player of the Year (2008–2010, 2015)

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It doesn't matter who gets what. It's just a matter of doing what it takes to win.
Pau Gasol
In-N-Out is incredible, but don't tell coach I've been going there. He would flip out and put some curse on me.
Pau Gasol
I won't forget the hood. I won't forget the days of catching a bullet on the way to the mailbox or bricks with death threats that somehow made their way through the window.
Pau Gasol
No one could have prepared for me BBQ on pizza. I mean, both are great. But together? It was incredible.
Pau Gasol
I'm not a person or a selfish player, but we have to move the ball more, and we have to look further the team game, because we have enough talent to use different players.
Pau Gasol
Making the playoffs three consecutive seasons is a great accomplishment.