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Spurs’ Jakob Poeltl says he can learn from Tim Duncan, Pau Gasol

The San Antonio Spurs finally moved on from the Kawhi Leonard drama when the team shipped the 2014 Finals MVP to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for …

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Jakob Poeltl: Jakob Poeltl looking to expand his game<p>Jakob Poeltl said he�s trying to develop more offensively and defensively in hopes to increase …

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Comparing Pau Gasol and Jakob Poeltl

<b>Paul Gasol</b><p>Strengths:<p>Pau Gasol’s greatest strength is his ability to get his teammates involved with his passing. He had a fantastic assist ratio of …

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Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-Time: #9 - The Trades That Didn’t Happen

Sometimes, it is the moves you don’t make that prove to be the most valuable. And at other times, it’s the moves that don’t happen that are the ones …

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Revisiting Spurs' Multi-Year Contract Extension For Pau Gasol

2018 proved to be a chaotic offseason for the San Antonio Spurs, but part of it was set up by their 2017 decisions, partially due to new contracts handed to Patty Mills and Pau Gasol. Mills went for four years, $50 million, but Gasol’s case turned a few heads last summer.<p>Gasol used his opt-out …

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Spurs’ Pau Gasol working with UNICEF in city that houses largest refugee camp in the world

The offseason is a time in which most NBA athletes take a vacation or simply relax with their families. However, San Antonio Spurs star Pau Gasol has …

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16 things you may not know about Peja Stojakovic

<b>1.</b> He was the first European player to finish in the Top 4 in the MVP vote.<b>2.</b> He’s one of only three players to win the NBA title, World Championship …

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K.C. Johnson

An Evanston native, K.C. Johnson joined the Tribune in 1990 after playing Division III basketball at Beloit (Wis.) College and covering high school …

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Report: Hawks to waive Melo on Monday

As expected, the Atlanta Hawks will waive Carmelo Anthony on Monday, sources told Yahoo's Shams Charania.<p>Anthony was acquired by the Hawks last week …

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Report: Hawks, Melo finalize buyout

The Atlanta Hawks and Carmelo Anthony have finalized a buyout, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.<p>Anthony will give back $2.4 million of his …

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Open Thread: DeMar DeRozan ready to be in a Spurs jersey

The Spurs newest starter speaks at length about his transitionAfter reportedly being blindsided by a trade from Toronto to San Antonio, DeMar DeRozan …

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#Fantasy100: #67 – Pau Gasol | NBA.com

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Film Room: Vucevic Has Become Elite Passer

<b>ORLANDO –</b> Has Nikola Vucevic become a top five – perhaps even top three – passing center in the NBA?<p>Statistics say he has. In fact, some might argue …

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Here are the financial implications for San Antonio: The Spurs now have a projected payroll of $121.3M and $2.4M below the luxury tax. DeMar DeRozan has a cap hit of $27.7M for the next three seasons with a player option in 2020-21. Jakob Poeltl is under contract for the next two seasons with a salary of $2.9M and $3.8M (team option). The team option can be exercised from when the trade is finalized up until October 31 of this year. For 2019-20, San Antonio has $109M in team salary that factors in the $16M contract of Pau Gasol. The contract has $6.7M in guaranteed money that becomes fully protected if he is not waived by July 10, 2019.

Here are the financial implications for San Antonio: The Spurs now have a projected payroll of $121.3M and $2.4M below the luxury tax. DeMar DeRozan …

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Podcast: Were the Lakers right in not trading for Kawhi Leonard?

Magic Johnson has watched firsthand as the Los Angeles Dodgers have gone from an organization largely lacking in assets to one of MLB’s absolute …

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Philadelphia 76ers: Kawhi Leonard and Pau Gasol would complete the Process

Could the Philadelphia 76ers get both Kawhi Leonard and Pau Gasol from the San Antonio Spurs?<p>According to former <i>ESPN</i> writer Chris Sheridan, who now …

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Pau Gasol linked as potential piece in Sixers trade for Kawhi Leonard

There have been plenty of potential trade scenarios floated for NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard. Specifically, the multiple assets the Philadelphia 76ers hold have resulted in various packages being tossed out as options.<p>But while most possible deals between the Sixers and San Antonio Spurs have …

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NBA Rumors: Pau Gasol Could Be Sent To Philadelphia 76ers As Kawhi Leonard Trade Talks Continue

According to Chris Sheridan of 'GetMoreSports,' a potential deal sending the 38-year-old big man to the Sixers has been "very much in play" in recent …

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Report: Lakers renounce rights to Julius Randle

Los Angeles Lakers</a> forward <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nba/players/5318/" data-ylk="slk:Julius Randle">Julius Randle</a> (30) <a …

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Pau Gasol Comments On The Status Of Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard remains a member of the San Antonio Spurs organization, but it doesn’t look like that’s going to be the case for much longer. The …

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SPURS SIGN PAU GASOL

SAN ANTONIO (July 14, 2016) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward-center Pau Gasol. Per club policy, terms of the …

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Pau Gasol reportedly went to hospital after bicycle fall in Italy

Pau Gasol had to be taken to the hospital after a bicycle incident in Italy over the weekend, according to a report.Information shared by Mundo …

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Pau Gasol briefly hospitalized in Italy after biking accident

Fortunately there were no serious injuries.According to Spanish site <i>Mundo Deportivo</i>, Spurs center Pau Gasol was briefly hospitalized in Siena, Italy …

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Kobe Bryant Will Release A Book With Introductions By Phil Jackson And Pau Gasol

Life after basketball has been pretty good for Kobe Bryant. The future Hall of Fame inductee has found success on screens big and small — his short film, <i>Dear Basketball</i>, earned him an Academy Award for Best Animated Short, while his show on ESPN+, <i>Detail</i>, has given hoops fans the unique insight into …

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San Antonio Spurs 2017-18 season review: Pau Gasol

<b>In his second year with the San Antonio Spurs, center Pau Gasol carved out a role as a rebounding stalwart and an unselfish distributor.</b><p>In his 17th …

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San Antonio Spurs: Pau Gasol supports Becky Hammon to coach NBA

Amidst criticism after reports of Becky Hammon, a San Antonio Spurs assistant coach and former WNBA player, interviewing for a head-coaching gig, Pau …

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Spurs forward Pau Gasol pens open letter in support of Becky Hammon in Players' Tribune

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon is being interviewed by the Milwaukee Bucks for their vacant head coaching position. Hammon has been …

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Pau Gasol has a great anecdote that shows Becky Hammon 'can coach NBA basketball — period'

Current San Antonio Spurs assistant coach and long-time WNBA star recently broke a new glass ceiling by becoming the first woman to interview for a head coaching job in the NBA, a development that has generated some, ahem, "spirited" controversy.<p>So, in a new piece for The Player's Tribune, San …

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Pau Gasol Addressed The ‘Silly’ Arguments Against Becky Hammon As An NBA Head Coach

A debate has broken out about whether Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon is deserving of an opportunity to become a head coach at this point in her career. Hammon will receive an interview for the Milwaukee Bucks’ head coaching job after spending three years on the bench in San Antonio, and while …

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Gasol: 'Arguing on Becky Hammon’s Behalf Would Feel Patronizing'

Pau Gasol says arguing Spurs assistant Becky Hammon‘s qualifications to be an NBA head coach “would feel patronizing.”<p>In an article for the <i>Players’</i> …

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