Gasol set to join Trail Blazers

Gasol set to join Trail Blazers

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Washington, Jul 25: Free agent center Pau Gasol of Spain has agreed to a one-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, local media reported on Wednesday.

The 39-year-old Gasol signed with the Milwaukee Bucks after a buyout with the San Antonio Spurs last season but played only three games with the Bucks before a season-ending foot injury. In total, Gasol was limited to just 30 games and averaged a career-low of 3.9 points and 4.6 rebounds during a season beset with a variety of injuries. "I'm very excited to announce that next season I'll play for the Trail Blazers. Ready and happy to join one of the best teams in the league!" Gasol said through social media.

He has a career average of 17 points and 9.2 rebounds over 18 NBA seasons. (UNI-Xinhua)