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Oct 30, 2014
Rotoworld
Pau Gasol double-doubled in his Bulls debut with 21 points and 11 rebounds in 29 minutes, as Chicago cruised to an easy win vs. the Knicks.

Gasol recounts agonizing choice between Chicago, Spurs, Thunder

Pau Gasol called his decision to choose Chicago over the Spurs and Oklahoma City "probably the most difficult decision...in my life."

Pau: 'Possible' Marc Gasol lands in N.Y.

Pau Gasol turned the Knicks down in free agency this summer. But he told reporters on Wednesday that it's "possible" his brother could end up in the Big Apple. Marc Gasol, Pau's younger brother, is expected to test free agency this summer. The Knicks are on track to have enough cap space to offer the Grizzlies center a maximum contract. Pau Gasol told reporters before the Knicks-Bulls game that he's talked to his brother about Knicks president Phil Jackson, whom Pau played for with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Rotoworld Oct 30, 2014

Pau thinks Marc Gasol may end up in New York - Marc Gasol (C) Memphis Grizzlies

Pau Gasol thinks his brother Marc may end up with the New York Knicks when he hits free agency after the 2014-15 season.
New York Post Oct 30, 2014
Pau Gasol: ‘Possible’ brother Marc could land with Knicks

Pau Gasol: ‘Possible’ brother Marc could land with Knicks

Pau Gasol passed on the Knicks, but that doesn’t mean his younger brother Marc will. Next summer, Grizzles center Marc Gasol, a versatile and supremely talented 7-foot center, will be...
Rotoworld Oct 30, 2014

Pau Gasol notches 21 & 11 in easy win vs. NYK - Pau Gasol (F/C) Chicago Bulls

Pau Gasol double-doubled in his Bulls debut with 21 points and 11 rebounds in 29 minutes, as Chicago cruised to an easy win vs. the Knicks.
New York Daily News Oct 29, 2014
Pau Phil-ling bro Marc Gasol in on Jackson's plan

Pau Phil-ling bro Marc Gasol in on Jackson's plan

Anyone trying to guess the free-agent plans of Memphis center Marc Gasol would be wise to listen to the words of his big brother Pau Gasol.
New York Post Oct 29, 2014
Pau Gasol on why he didn’t pick Knicks — but his brother might

Pau Gasol on why he didn’t pick Knicks — but his brother might

Pau Gasol “considered” joining old coach Phil Jackson and former teammate Derek Fisher with the Knicks, but his desire to win immediately trumped his old friends. Gasol was at the...
San Jose Mercury News Oct 27, 2014

NBA preview: Change of address

LeBron James, Kevin Love and Pau Gasol were the big-name players who found new homes for the 2014-15 NBA season.
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 26, 2014

Pau Gasol wants to close out games, but he’ll have to earn it

Bulls veteran big man Pau Gasol has been upfront about wanting to be on the court at the end of games. He was crystal-clear about that last week, saying it’s a bad sign for players when they’re on the bench in the final minutes. ‘‘That’s not a good sign when you’re put in that position because the coach doesn’t rely on you to deliver in those minutes,’’ Gasol said. ‘‘So, basically, he doesn’t trust you. He trusts someone else to do the job....

Melo on Bulls: No looking back Wednesday

NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony said he will not wonder what could have been when he sees the Bulls with Pau Gasol and a healthy Derrick Rose on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. “No, my mindset is not even there right now,” Anthony said. “I am focused on building this thing in New York. I can’t go out there and be kind of worried about them and saying this is what I could have been. I got to worry about my own situation here.
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 18, 2014

Bulls’ Pau Gasol has closing role on his mind

Former Bulls forward Carlos Boozer should feel fortunate that he never has been teammates with Pau Gasol. The truth would have hurt. The veteran forward was asked Saturday if he ever has played for a coach who sat him in the fourth quarter of games, and he was brutally honest. “No, no, that’s not a good sign when you’re put in that position because the coach doesn’t rely on you to deliver in those minutes,’’ Gasol said. “So basically he doesn’t trust...
Blog a Bull Oct 18, 2014
Pau Gasol expresses desire to close games, will he get chance over Taj Gibson?

Pau Gasol expresses desire to close games, will he get chance over Taj Gibson?

Gasol has stated his desire to close games, but should he? Today, Cody Westerlund of CBS Chicago reported that Pau Gasol has signaled his desire to be on the floor to close games, a role that has belonged to Taj Gibson alongside Joakim Noah for the last few years. I like to be on the floor when the game is on the line. That’s what I’ve been getting paid for my entire career ... It’s good to be put in that position. It makes you feel like your coach trusts you to do the best thing out there on both ends of the floor. So it’s a good thing to be on the floor in those minutes, but...

Bulls' closer role important to Gasol

CHICAGO -- Pau Gasol would take it personally if he wasn’t on the floor to close out games for the Chicago Bulls. “That’s not a good sign,” Gasol said after practice Saturday. “That’s not a good sign when you’re put in that position because a coach doesn’t rely on you to deliver in those minutes. So, basically he doesn't trust you. He trusts somebody else to do that job. So, it’s not a good sign for you.

Tom Thibodeau values Pau Gasol's presence on and off the floor

CHICAGO -- Lost in the daily intrigue regarding Derrick Rose's status, the lingering issues with Joakim Noah's knee and the high standards of Tom Thibodeau, is how the Chicago Bulls are trying to weave a former All-Star big man into their championship plans this season. It's not that fans have forgotten about Pau Gasol; after all, he was the organization's big free agent signing this summer. It's just that with so many other storylines spinning around in training camp, Gasol's presence -- and importance – sometimes can be an afterthought.
Chicago Tribune Oct 15, 2014

Rejuvenated Pau Gasol rarin' to go with Bulls

Think about it: Pau Gasol hasn't started a training camp with a completely new franchise since before his rookie season with the Grizzlies in 2001.

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