Gasol scored 15 points (4-12 FG, 7-7 FT) and pulled down 10 rebounds with four assists and two blocks in Tuesday's 110-96 win over the Mavericks. Gasol has posted a double-double in two of his past three games and continues to rack up assists, averaging 6.2 per game over his last five contests. While his shooting percentage from the field has been down this season, Gasol has been making up for it with stellar free-throw shooting.
Gasol recorded 16 points (7-14 FG, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, 11 assists, and four steals in 37 minutes during the Grizzlies' 96-84 win versus the Rockets on Friday. Gasol was fantastic on Friday, as he stepped up to help the Grizzlies get the win despite Zach Randolph's absence with a sore knee. The former Defensive Player of the Year and member of the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team can be relied on to produce quality numbers in every category except three-pointers.
Gasol (neck) will play Saturday against the Jazz. Gasol has been limited by a neck strain, but he played through the ailment Thursday and posted 15 points and five rebounds in 28 minutes. Coach Dave Joerger admitted that Gasol is still battling discomfort, but it won't keep him off the floor in Utah.
Gasol (neck strain) is probable for Saturday's matchup versus Utah, Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal reports. Even slowed down with the sore neck Friday, Gasol was still able to put up 15 points, five boards, three assists, and two blocks in 28 minutes. He's been off to a relatively slow start this season, which his neck could be playing a factor in, but he is still a key player for Memphis when on the floor. He'll look to gain steam Saturday.
Gasol (neck) was able to start and play 28 minutes in Thursday's 115-96 loss to the Blazers. He posted 15 points (4-13 FG, 7-10 FT), five rebounds, three assists, and a pair of blocks. Gasol was a game-time decision yet turned in a strong performance that included a season-high two stuffs. Gasol's numbers are down across the board so far this season compared to both his 2014-15 and career figures, but barring injury, there is no reason to expect that he won't begin positively regressing to the mean as the current campaign unfolds.
Rank Among Leaders
Last 7 Games
|3 Year Avg||73||432||48.9||2||14.3||268||80.7||1133||15.52||31.3|