The Associated PressPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have added six-time All-Star Pau Gasol to their roster.
President of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced Gasol’s signing Thursday.
“Pau is a future Hall of Famer that brings invaluable championship experience and an elite skill set and basketball IQ to our roster,” Olshey said in a statement.
The 39-year-old Gasol has averaged 17.0 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists over an 18-year career that has included stints with Memphis, the Lakers, Chicago, San Antonio and Milwaukee. He won two NBA titles with the Lakers. Gasol has averaged 15.4 points, 9.2 rebounds and, 3.2 assists in the playoffs.
Shooter Korver joins Bucks
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have added veteran guard Kyle Korver, the team announced.
The 38-year-old guard was waived July 7 by Phoenix — which acquired him in a trade with Memphis — making him a free agent. Korver had been traded to Memphis by Utah, where he played most of last season.
“Kyle is an elite 3-point shooter who will play an impactful role for our team,” Bucks general manager Jon Horst said.
Korver played in a combined 70 games with the Cavaliers and Jazz last season, averaging 8.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists.