Age: 38 Height: 7-0 Weight: 250 lbs School: No College
Jakob Poeltl and Davis Bertans walked off the court to huge cheers and the embrace of San Antonio Spurs veterans Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge. In a game filled with All-Stars like Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan and LeBron James, the Spurs relied on a gritty effort from Poeltl, Bertans and their bench to salvage a victory.
Former Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol reflects on special-needs sports and “Champions,” Spain’s Oscar entry, a blockbuster hit on home turf and sold almost worldwide. “Champions” turns on an off-the-rails Spanish coach sentenced to train a basketball team of special-needs players. Are such teams common in Spain?
The San Antonio Spurs have had an unfortunate string of injuries this season and Gregg Popovich revealed Pau Gasol has a stress fracture in his foot. The Spurs are 10-10 through 20 games, and Gasol has played in nine contests so far. Now, Gasol appears set for a long stint on the sidelines as Popovich confirmed the extent of his foot injury on Wednesday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- San Antonio forward Pau Gasol has a stress fracture in his left foot, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Wednesday.