One Of My Favorite Lakers Has Announced His Retirement From Basketball

NBA Vet Pau Gasol Announces Retirement

Veteran center Pau Gasol has announced his retirement from basketball.

Gasol played in the NBA for 19 years, spending time with the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, San Antonio Spurs, and Portland Trail Blazers.

Gasol shared a live press conference on Twitter for his announcement, writing, "I invite you to follow press event, where I will talk about my professional future.

Thank you very much!"

Gasol won two NBA championships with the Lakers and is in the NBA's top 50 rankings for points, blocks, and rebounds.

The Lakers are planning to retire his No. 16 jersey too! As they should!

Basketball ball over floor in the gym. Team sport.

Photo: Getty Images

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