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Adrian Wojnarowski: The Lakers have agreed to trade Marc Gasol, a 2024 second-round pick and cash to the Grizzlies for the draft rights to Wang Zhelin, sources tell ESPN. Deal saves Lakers $10M. Gasol and Grizzlies will work together on waiver and release to allow him to remain in Spain w/ family.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Of course, Gasol's Hall of Fame-level career blossomed with a Lakers-Grizzlies trade for his brother Pau in 2008. Marc had a remarkable 11-year run with Memphis. For now, he'll stay in Spain with his family after a release. Memphis grabs another draft asset in the process.
Bobby Marks: The trade will save (for now) the Lakers $9M toward the luxury tax and open up a roster spot. Los Angeles now has 13 guaranteed contracts. They will also create a $2.7M trade exception.
As much as Marc Gasol's subpar contributions helped lead Los Angeles to pursue Drummond, Gasol remains under contract. There remains some speculation from rival executives that he could now come to a buyout agreement with the Lakers.
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