16 Pau Gasol Los Angeles Lakers
Position: F
Born: 07/06/80
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight: 250 lbs. / 113.4 kg.
From: Spain
  Lethal low-post scorer... Can face the basket or play back to it using more his quickness than his body... A dunk waiting to happen... His hook shot comes from the highest point possible... Difficult to block... Can score with both hands... Nice mid-range shot... Good coordination... Runs the floor well... Great first step... Goes to the line very often... Good passer... Smart... Makes good decisions... Very unselfish... Has developed into a decent defensive player... Toughness has been questioned.

Grew up in FC Barcelona (Spain), where he played till 2000-01.
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks as 3rd overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft.
Draft rights traded to the Memphis Grizzlies.
Traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in February 2008.
Won the Korac Cup with the FC Barcelona in 1998-99.
Won the Spanish League in 1998-99 and 2000-01 with FC Barcelona. Named MVP of the Finals in 2001.
Won the Spanish Cup in 2000-01. Named MVP of the tournament.
Won the the 1998 European Junior Championship and the 1999 World Junior Championship with the Spanish Junior National Team.
Bronze medalist at the 2001 European Championship with the Spanish National Team. Led the tournament in rebounds.
Selected to the All-Euroleague 2nd Team in 2000-01.
Voted NBA Rookie of the Year in 2001-02. First international player to achieve that honor.
Voted to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2001-02.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2002 and 2003.
Voted HoopsHype.com Rookie of the Year in 2001-02.
Won the silver medal at the 2003 European Championship with the Spanish National Team.
Named to the All-Tournament team at the 2003 European Championship. Led the tournament in scoring.
Led the 2004 Olympic basketball tournament in scoring and blocked shots. Set a Spanish Olympic record with 37 points against China.
Selected to the NBA All-Star Game in 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Won the gold medal at the World Championship with the Spanish National Team in 2006. Named MVP of the tournament.
Won the silver medal at the European Championship with the Spanish National Team in 2007. Named to the All-Tournament Team.
Won the silver medal at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games with the Spanish National Team. Led the tournament in scoring.
Named FIBA Europe Player of the Year in 2009.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 3rd Team in 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Team in 2010-11.
Named to the All-NBA 3rd Team in 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Selected to the All-NBA 2nd Team in 2010-11.
Won the NBA title with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2009 and 2010.
Won the gold medal at the European Championship with the Spanish National Team in 2009 and 2011. Was named MVP and led the tournament in scoring and blocked shots in 2009. Named to the All-Tournament team in 2011.
Brother of Grizzlies center Marc Gasol.
Website: www.paugasol.com
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Twitter: @paugasol