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Pau Gasol he is recovering from his foot injury that has kept him away from basketball courts for over a year. Currently he is aware that the process should slow down due to the saturation of hospitals and medical centers and has taken advantage of this delay, both personal and from the NBA, to attend to some means.
In an interview with the American journalist Zach Lowe, he dropped a piece of news that will please Barça fans, his possible return to the Palau. Gasol was asked about the option of returning to Spain to play and admitted that the idea of returning to Barça “it has some appeal”
However, this is just one option that seems to lose strength over time. “The longer I stay in the NBA, the harder it will be to play in Spain again”he explained.
He also revealed that the opportunity to return to the CBA is something that It has also crossed the mind of his brother Marc. “He said recently that he would love to play his last year in Girona, a place that means a lot to him, as much as Barcelona means to me.” Once again, he made it clear that he still looks strong to continue in the NBA despite his injury. “We’ll see. Maybe it will happen or maybe it won’t. I’d still like to stay in the best league with the best players“he added.
“The longer I stay in the NBA, the harder it will be to play in Spain again”
He also wanted to talk about the state of his foot, which has given him more than a headache this year in which he has not been able to play basketball. “It is a process. It’s all in the air, it’s time to wait. Right now it is difficult to access any health center. I take it day by day, I stay strong and positive by following my work routines, “he admitted.
Similarly, Gasol admitted continue with the illusion of playing the Olympic Gamesdespite his postponement to 2021, arriving at the age of 41 at the event, which would be his fifth Olympic call.