Lakers Rumors: Is Pau Gasol Going To Be Traded?
Pau Gasol could be on his way to a new team as the Los Angeles Lakers are seemingly being forced to explore trade options as the Spaniard plays out the final year of his contract.
Gasol's frustrations, impending free agency, struggles offensively & particularly defensively have forced the team to consider its options
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) December 14, 2013
Gasol, 33, is scoring 14.4 points/game, with 9.4 rebounds/game and 3.0 assists/game. While the rebounds and assists are in line with his career numbers, he is scoring just under four points/game less than his career mark of 18.3.
His is making $19,285,850 and could help a contending team solidify its championship hopes, and also bring back valuable rebuilding pieces for the Lakers.
As for Gasol, he’d like to play for a team that will pay him well and offer the potential of winning another championship.