Pau Gasol retires

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Pau Gasol: ‘I’m retiring from basketball. It was a difficult decision.’
Source: Marca.com

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Emiliano Carchia @Carchia
OFFICIAL: Pau Gasol has retired – 11:44 AM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
After a basketball career that included 19 NBA seasons, six All-Stars and two championships, Pau Gasol has retired. – 11:43 AM

Eurohoops @Eurohoopsnet
BREAKING: Pau Gasol officially announced his retirement from basketball pic.twitter.com/bLiJH5b19c11:43 AM

Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
Dejounte on Jock’s passing ability:
“I played with Pau Gasol, and Pau Gasol was a great passer who could read the game really well. I’m not saying Jock is Pau Gasol, but he’s a great passer who understands the game. We can trust him with the ball in his hands.” – 11:39 PM

More on this storyline

Pau Gasol is expected to announce his retirement from professional basketball next Tuesday, 5 October. He has set a press conference to address the ending of his career on Tuesday, per Lucas Saez-Bravo. -via EuroHoops.net / September 30, 2021

Pau Gasol: “I keep thinking about my future, I don’t see myself on any team other than Barça.” On retirement: “I keep thinking about whether to continue or not. It will not be an easy decision and when I know it I will let you know. I have been a professional for 23 years and I am considering all the factors to make a decision soon and be able to communicate it. I have not made a decision 100 percent. If I look back it has been many years enjoying very interesting things.” -via Marca.com / September 16, 2021

Pau, 41, confirmed his retirement on COPE, stating that he will now reflect and assess his future, while he has not decided about retirement yet. He spent the previous season with FC Barcelona. During his time with the senior Spanish NT, he has won 11 medals in three different international competitions, including gold in the 2006 FIBA World Cup and gold at the 2009, 2011 and 2015 EuroBasket. -via EuroHoops.net / August 3, 2021