HoopsHype Marc Gasol rumors

December 26, 2013 Updates

With Gay's departure, the Grizzlies' Big Three has morphed into what the team refers to as its Core Four: Gasol, Randolph, Mike Conley and Tony Allen. The plan, according to league sources, is to find ways to maximize those four foundational pieces in the short term while building around Gasol and Conley in the long term. CBSSports.com

December 23, 2013 Updates

The Grizzlies actually got off to a decent start, including a 4-0 road trip in early November, with wins over the Clippers and Warriors. But Memphis' 7-5 beginning was lost after Gasol suffered the Grade 2 medial collateral sprain on Nov. 22. Initially, he was projected to be out up to 10 weeks, but Gasol got off his crutches last week, and now may be back weeks sooner than expected. NBA.com

Chris Vernon: Hearing Marc Gasol could be back in 2 weeks. Marc thinks 10 days, docs leanin 20, so split the difference. Twitter @ChrisVernonShow

December 19, 2013 Updates

While in Memphis on Tuesday to play the Grizzlies, Pau Gasol joined his brother Marc for a visit to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The Lakers forward/center has a long relationship with St. Jude, dating back to his days with the Grizzlies (2001-08). "I [visit] every year at St. Jude," said Gasol on a telephone interview with The Times. "I do it a few times a year here at the children's hospital in L.A." Los Angeles Times

December 18, 2013 Updates

It appears he will not need to walk around with crutches anymore, and that has to be a sight for sore eyes to the Grizzlies Nation. Gasol has a tendency to return as quickly as he can from injuries, so hopefully, he can make a speedy return for the sake of his currently-hopeless team and stop the bleeding before they fall back too far to contend for a playoff spot in the ultra-competitive Western Conference. SheridanHoops

December 17, 2013 Updates
December 11, 2013 Updates

And, the future Grizzlies of Randolph (in the final season of the current deal or with a new contract), Marc Gasol, Mike Conley and Tony Allen is a positive starting point to a playoff team. “It’s appealing,” Pau Gasol told NBA.com. “One of the best centers in the NBA, one of the best interior players, is my brother. There’s a lot of attractive factors there. But who knows if that’s even a possibility or if that will ever happen. Right now, I’m just trying to focus on (the Lakers’ opponents) and staying healthy and playing a very successful year so this team and others will have the certainty and the confidence that I am a difference maker, that I am an elite player and I have a lot of years in me.” NBA.com

December 3, 2013 Updates

Q: Do you feel that there are chemistry problems with the team right now? Ed Davis: I wouldn’t say it’s chemistry but when you two All-Stars out you’re gonna lose something especially Marc Gasol what he does offensively and defensively and then you have Z-Bo being out you know he’ll give you 18 and 12 a night so obviously you’re losing something there but I wouldn’t say chemistry is our worry but I say you’re losing a lot of production. 3 Shades Of Blue

December 2, 2013 Updates

If Gasol were to take $15 million to stay in L.A. next season, that would push the Lakers' commitments up to $43.9 million -- not enough to sign a max player in the LeBron James/Carmelo Anthony mold, but enough to get someone who helps. "If Pau stays, I think they could still have room for another guy," a prominent agent said over the weekend. "Maybe they wait a year for the [Kevin] Love, [LaMarcus] Aldridge, Marc Gasol group" that will be free agents in the summer of 2015. NBA.com

November 27, 2013 Updates

The Memphis Grizzlies announced today that they will offer Blue Friday and Cyber Monday specials on Friday, Nov. 29 and Monday, Dec. 2. Grizz Nation can purchase the ultimate gift of the season with the Grizzlies 5-Game Holiday Pack and score big when they receive a free Grizzlies replica Marc Gasol jersey. The sale starts immediately at 10 a.m. and will run through 5 p.m. on Blue Friday, Nov. 29. Fans can purchase the 5-Game Holiday Pack by calling (901) 888-HOOP. NBA.com

November 26, 2013 Updates

With his left knee in a big brace and a long rehab ahead of him, Marc Gasol vowed to return to the Memphis Grizzlies lineup as soon as possible. He's not used to sitting, having missed just five out of 244 possible games dating to the 2010-11 season. ''They try to give me a week - three, four, six,'' Gasol said when asked of the recovery time Monday night. ''I don't care what number they say, I told them as soon as I can put my foot down on the floor and I can walk, I'm going to rush it and speed the process.'' Yahoo! Sports

November 24, 2013 Updates
November 23, 2013 Updates

David Locke: Word is Memphis Marc Gasol out indefinitiely with Grade 2 MCL sprain. Greg Steimsma most recently with Grade 2 MCL spain out 6 to 8 weeks Twitter @Lockedonsports

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