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Pau Gasol
PPG RPG APG
18.5 11.8 2.7
Team: ChicagoHeight: 7-0 Born: 7/6/1980
Position: F-CWeight: 250 Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 3rd pick by Hawks(2001)


Latest News
Apr. 9 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST7:48 UAE (+1)05:4823:48 ET10:48 PM CT2:48 - Gasol led the charge Thursday with 16 points and 15 rebounds in Chicago's come-from-behind win at Miami.
Analysis: Gasol hasn't been as much of a scorer on the road of late, averaging 14.3 points in four games this month.
Apr. 4 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Gasol had 26 points and 10 rebounds for his 50th double-double of the season, helping the Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons 88-82 on Friday night.
Analysis: Gasol became the first Bulls player to reach 50 double-doubles since Charles Oakley had 53 during the 1986-87 season.
Mar. 8 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST7:12 UAE (+1)04:1223:12 ET9:12 PM CT2:12 - Gasol had 23 points and 15 rebounds in Sunday's loss in San Antonio.
Analysis: That's four straight double-doubles to reach 42 for the season. He's one away from matching the career high he set in 2010-11 after combining for just 45 the previous two seasons.
Mar. 6 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET5:55 GMT13:55 10:55 PM MST12:55 AM EST9:55 UAE06:550:55 ET11:55 PM CT4:55 - Gasol had 21 points and 12 rebounds in Thursday's win over Oklahoma City.
Analysis: Gasol leads the NBA with 40 double-doubles this season.
Feb. 27 10:05 AM PT11:05 AM MT12:05 PM CT1:05 PM ET18:05 GMT2:05 11:05 AM MST1:05 PM EST22:05 UAE19:0513:05 ET12:05 PM CT17:05 - Gasol returned Sunday after missing one game with an illness but wasn't at his sharpest in a 96-86 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Analysis: Gasol had a season-low four points on 2-of-13 shooting but grabbed 15 rebounds.
Feb. 26 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET5:48 GMT13:48 10:48 PM MST12:48 AM EST9:48 UAE06:480:48 ET11:48 PM CT4:48 - Gasol had 25 points and 13 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Charlotte, recording his 22nd double-double in 25 games.
Analysis: Gasol continues to enjoy a renaissance year in his first season in Chicago, posting his highest scoring average (18.4) in four seasons, his best field-goal percentage (49.7) in three, and his best-ever rebounding average (12.1).
Feb. 13 9:31 PM PT10:31 PM MT11:31 PM CT12:31 AM ET5:31 GMT13:31 10:31 PM MST12:31 AM EST9:31 UAE06:310:31 ET11:31 PM CT3:31 - Gasol had 18 points and 10 rebounds Thursday.
Analysis: Gasol posted his 14th straight double-double, the longest streak by a Bulls player since Michael Jordan's 15-game run in 1988-89. He will try to tie the legendary Jordan next Friday in Detroit.
Feb. 9 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CT3:44 - Gasol continued his strong play with 26 points and 16 rebounds in a 104-86 win over Sacramento on Tuesday night, his NBA-best 34th double-double of the season and 13th straight.
Analysis: Gasol has the longest streak of double-doubles in the league this season. Among Bulls players in the last 35 seasons, his run is second only to Michael Jordan, who had 15 in 1988-89. Gasol, averaging 17.4 points and 14.6 rebounds in his streak, set a career high with 43 double-doubles in 2010-11.
Feb. 8 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:530:53 ET11:53 PM CT3:53 - Gasol had 20 points and 15 rebounds in Saturday's win at New Orleans.
Analysis: Gasol is shooting 52.1 percent over his last eight games and has strung together a career-best 11 consecutive double-doubles.
Jan. 22 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET23:32 GMT7:32 4:32 PM MST6:32 PM EST3:32 UAE (+1)00:3218:32 ET5:32 PM CT21:32 - Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game.
Analysis: Pau Gasol will start up front for the East along with LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony for the Feb. 15 game in New York.
Jan. 22 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST8:09 UAE05:0923:09 ET10:09 PM CT2:09 - Gasol grabbed 17 rebounds and had 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting in Thursday's win versus San Antonio.
Analysis: Gasol has been a monster over his last 11 games, averaging 21.2 points on 52.1 percent shooting with 13.0 rebounds.
Jan. 12 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:5823:58 ET10:58 PM CT2:58 - Gasol followed up his career night with 28 points and 14 rebounds in Monday's loss to Orlando.
Analysis: Gasol is averaging 25.8 points and 13.5 rebounds in the last six games while shooting 54.9 percent. His 11.4 season rebounding average is better than his single-season best of 11.3 in 2009-10.
Jan. 10 6:55 PM PT7:55 PM MT8:55 PM CT9:55 PM ET2:55 GMT10:55 7:55 PM MST9:55 PM EST6:55 UAE (+1)03:5521:55 ET8:55 PM CT0:55 - Gasol had a career-high 46 points to go along with 18 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls bounced back from a pair of ugly losses with a 95-87 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
Analysis: Gasol was 17 for 30 from the field and 12 for 13 at the line. He's averaging 25.4 points in his last five games.
Jan. 5 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:3923:39 ET10:39 PM CT2:39 - Gasol scored 27 points with 14 rebounds Monday against Houston.
Analysis: The veteran power forward posted a quality statline after missing Chicago's game on Saturday.
Jan. 4 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST9:12 UAE06:120:12 ET11:12 PM CT3:12 - Gasol matched a season high with 29 points while grabbing 16 rebounds in Saturday's win over Boston.
Analysis: The 9-of-16 shooting effort was certainly welcomed after going 11 for 29 in his previous two games.
Dec. 25 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:3923:39 ET10:39 PM CT2:39 - Gasol appears to have turned things around after finishing with 23 points and 13 rebounds in a win over the Lakers on Christmas Day.
Analysis: Gasol has totaled 41 points and 22 boards in his last two games. He had totaled 20 points in his previous two contests.
Dec. 20 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET5:48 GMT13:48 10:48 PM MST12:48 AM EST9:48 UAE06:480:48 ET11:48 PM CT3:48 - Gasol scored a season-low six points in Chicago's win over Memphis on Friday.
Analysis: Consider this simply a blip on the radar for Gasol, who is still a viable fantasy option moving forward.
Dec. 4 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST10:05 UAE07:051:05 ET12:05 AM CT4:05 - Gasol had 19 points and matched a season high with 15 rebounds in Wednesday's win at Charlotte.
Analysis: Gasol is averaging 22.2 points and 12.8 rebounds in six games since missing three with a strained calf.
Dec. 3 10:47 PM PT11:47 PM MT12:47 AM CT1:47 AM ET6:47 GMT14:47 11:47 PM MST1:47 AM EST10:47 UAE07:471:47 ET12:47 AM CT4:47 - Gasol had a season-high 29 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 10th double-double in Tuesday's double-overtime loss to Dallas.
Analysis: Gasol, whose 11.2 rebounds per game marks the second-best average of his career, could be on his way to a single-season personal best in double-doubles if he can stay healthy.
Nov. 28 4:13 PM PT5:13 PM MT6:13 PM CT7:13 PM ET0:13 GMT8:13 5:13 PM MST7:13 PM EST4:13 UAE (+1)01:1319:13 ET6:13 PM CT22:13 - Gasol had 15 points and 15 rebounds Friday.
Analysis: Gasol has consecutive double-doubles as he prepares for Sunday's matchup with Brooklyn.
Nov. 26 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Gasol had 22 points and 11 rebounds in Tuesday's loss at Denver.
Analysis: Gasol is averaging 21.7 points while shooting 57.0 percent on the road, significantly higher than his home marks of 15.8 and 39.8.
Nov. 17 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST7:28 UAE (+1)04:2822:28 ET9:28 PM CT1:28 - Gasol was solid with 23 points and nine boards Monday.
Analysis: The Spaniard returned from a three-game absence because of a strained calf.
Nov. 10 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CT1:14 - Gasol had 17 points and 15 rebounds for Chicago on Monday.
Analysis: Gasol has four double-doubles in his last five games.
Nov. 6 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET6:40 GMT14:40 11:40 PM MST1:40 AM EST10:40 UAE07:401:40 ET12:40 AM CT4:40 - Gasol had season highs of 22 points and 14 rebounds in a 95-86 win in Milwaukee on Wednesday.
Analysis: Gasol has helped spark Chicago to a 4-1 start by averaging 18.8 points and 10.6 rebounds.
Nov. 5 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET5:41 GMT13:41 10:41 PM MST12:41 AM EST9:41 UAE06:410:41 ET11:41 PM CT3:41 - Gasol had 16 points and 13 boards in Tuesday's win over Orlando.
Analysis: Gasol is averaging a very solid 18.0 points and 9.8 rebounds thus far.
Nov. 2 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET5:33 GMT13:33 10:33 PM MST12:33 AM EST9:33 UAE06:330:33 ET11:33 PM CT3:33 - Gasol had 20 points and four blocks in Saturday's win at Minnesota.
Analysis: Gasol is averaging a very solid 18.7 points and 8.7 rebounds through the first three games. He has 10 blocks in the last two.
Nov. 1 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE05:500:50 ET10:50 PM CT2:50 - Gasol endured a rough shooting performance in Friday's loss to the Cavaliers, finishing with 15 points on 6-of-18 shooting.
Analysis: Gasol, who was one rebound shy of his second straight double double, at least cashed in on all three of his free-throw attempts.
July 15 7:58 AM PT8:58 AM MT9:58 AM CT10:58 AM ET14:58 GMT22:58 7:58 AM MST9:58 AM EST18:58 UAE16:5810:58 ET9:58 AM CT13:58 - Gasol says signing for the Chicago Bulls over NBA champion San Antonio or Oklahoma City came down to a gut decision. Gasol says on Tuesday that after speaking with Bulls players Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, "instinct told me to pick Chicago."
Analysis: The 7-foot (2.13-meter) Spanish forward says Chicago was a logical choice since "without doubt it is one of the championship favorites in the East alongside Cleveland." The 34-year-old Gasol, who departs the Los Angeles Lakers after five-plus seasons, says while the Spurs and Thunder were options "nothing is guaranteed wherever you sign. I'm happy with my choice."
July 12 2:05 PM PT3:05 PM MT4:05 PM CT5:05 PM ET21:05 GMT5:05 2:05 PM MST4:05 PM EST1:05 UAE (+1)23:0517:05 ET4:05 PM CT20:05 - Gasol says he has decided to join the Chicago Bulls.
Analysis: Gasol announced on his verified Twitter account on Saturday that he was looking forward to the ''new chapter'' of his career in Chicago. He says the choice wasn't easy and he decided on the Bulls ''after meditating a lot.'' The 7-foot Gasol averaged 17.4 points and 9.7 rebounds in 60 games last season with Los Angeles.

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