HoopsHype Pau Gasol rumors

July 8, 2014 Updates

Oklahoma City is limited to roughly $5 million in spending cash under the luxury-tax line to offer Gasol, but had hoped its position as a championship contender -- coming off a Western Conference finals appearance in the spring -- would speak to Gasol more than money. ESPN.com

Eric Pincus: If Lakers do get Melo - and Pau - speculatively I could see Steve Blake and Caron Butler back with team - I hear Kobe recruiting both Twitter @EricPincus

July 7, 2014 Updates

Marc Stein: As part of Thunder's continuing pursuit of Pau Gasol, I'm told OKC coach Scotty Brooks met today with Gasol to add his pitch to the pile Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

July 6, 2014 Updates
July 5, 2014 Updates

A source said the Bulls would hope to engage the Lakers in sign-and-trade possibilities should they get a verbal commitment from Gasol. The Bulls would dangle the expiring $16.8 million contract of Carlos Boozer and likely would have to include sweeteners, possibly in the form of draft picks. Steve Nash has an expiring deal the Lakers have shopped in the past. Chicago Tribune

July 4, 2014 Updates

According to a source, Gasol was told during his meeting with the Bulls that there would be a starting job for him. That would mean that Taj Gibson could remain a Sixth Man of the Year candidate for another season. Chicago Sun-Times

A source did say that in the talks with Gasol, the veteran was told that there would be a starting job for him with the Bulls. That would mean that Taj Gibson can remain a Sixth Man of the Year candidate for another season, coming off the bench. Chicago Sun-Times

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