Pau Gasol Agreed on Spurs, $30 million 2-Year Contract
Pau Gasol a veteran NBA forward, agreed on Monday to the 2-year contract offer of San Antonio Spurs. The deal is worth $30 million plus and the final terms will be completed after Spurs will make a move or two to create necessary cap space, stated by the person spoke the condition of anonymity because the deal cannot sign until Thursday.
The Spurs in one of the six teams granted a meeting with Durant last weekend and hoping to sell the biggest available free agent joining the greatest successfully American sports franchise of the last two decades. But, last Monday Durant announced that he was leaving Oklahoma City Thunder transferring to Golden State Warriors.
Gasol is one of the most talented and versatile big men for the last fifteen years. He spends the last two seasons to Chicago and average of 4.1 assists, 11 rebounds, and 16.5 points this year. Some suitors were lining up to him including Toronto, Portland, and Minnesota. Timberwolves offered him a $36 million for two years contract and opened for negotiations, but Gasol said that he wants to play for a team that was competent for the NBA championship.