Spain bombed at the World Cup, but Pau Gasol kept adding accolades to his impressive resume in FIBA basketball.
The gap between the best two teams and the rest of the World Cup squads is huge when it comes to Twitter followers too.
None of the four players most often mentioned on HoopsHype's trade rumors page this season ended up being moved, but many in the Top 50 did change places.
Free-agent-to-be Pau Gasol continues to be featured prominently in rumors with the trade deadline around the corner.
Lakers center Pau Gasol has been by far the player most often mentioned in trade rumors for the past two weeks.
Cavs center Andrew Bynum looks like the No. 1 trade candidate in the NBA right now.
Marquis Teague, Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol are featured in this week's Rumors video.
The Gasols go 1-2 in a list short on big names 19 years into franchise history.
Check some great pictures from Dwight Howard's short and eventful stay with the Los Angeles Lakers.