Pau Gasol

Professional Basketball Player

Pau Gasol i Sáez is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a four-time All-Star, and a three-time All-NBA selection, once on the second team and twice on the third team. He has won two NBA championships, both with the Lakers. He was the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2002 with the Memphis Grizzlies.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Pau Gasol.


1980 Birth Born on July 6, 1980.


1998 18 Years Old 1 More Event
He also won both the 1998 Albert Schweitzer Tournament and the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship.


Gasol was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the third overall pick in the first round of the 2001 NBA draft, but his rights were traded to Memphis. … Read More
2003 - 2004 2 More Events
2005 25 Years Old He scored 31 points and blocked four shots on January 11, 2005, against the Indiana Pacers to earn 5,000 points and 500 blocks in his career, becoming the 10th fastest player to reach 5,000 points/500 blocks since 1973–74. … Read More
On February 9, 2006, making his first appearance, Gasol was selected to play in the 2006 NBA All-Star Game in Houston, Texas as a reserve center for the Western Conference. … Read More
2007 27 Years Old 1 More Event
He surpassed Shareef Abdur-Rahim (7,801 points) as the Grizzlies' all-time leading scorer on March 7, 2007, against the Toronto Raptors (7,809 points at the time).
On February 1, 2008, Gasol was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers along with a 2010 second round draft pick for Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton, Aaron McKie, the rights to Marc Gasol (Pau's younger brother), and 2008 and 2010 first round draft picks. … Read More
2009 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Gasol then won his first NBA championship ring when the Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic in the 2009 Finals.


2010 - 2012 4 More Events
2013 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 7, 2013, Gasol received a blow to the face from Denver's JaVale McGee in the fourth quarter of a 112–105 loss. … Read More
2014 34 Years Old On July 18, 2014, Gasol signed with the Chicago Bulls. … Read More
On January 1, 2015, Gasol recorded a career-high 9 blocks, along with 17 points and 9 rebounds, in the 106-101 win over the Denver Nuggets. … Read More
On January 25, 2016, he recorded his first career first quarter double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. … Read More
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