Pau Gasol played for the Los Angeles Lakers from the 2007-2008 season until the 2013-2014 season. During his time with the Lakers, Gasol was a key player in the team’s success, helping them win two NBA championships in 2009 and 2010.
On Tuesday, March 7, 2023, the Lakers organised a short ceremony to retire Gasol’s #16 jersey. The event was attended by the Spanish player and his family. Since the event, many have been searching to know more about the former player’s time with the Lakers.
The most recent jersey retirement has to do with Bill Russell after his death. For Russell, the NBA retired his #6 jersey across the entire league to honor his decades-long legacy.
In this article, however, we discussed the statistics Gasol recorded while he was a player for the Lakers
Here are some of Pau Gasol’s stats with the Lakers:
- Points per game: 17.6
- Rebounds per game: 9.8
- Assists per game: 3.5
- Blocks per game: 1.4
- Field goal percentage: 51.8%
- Free throw percentage: 76.1%
The NBA legend recorded this stat when he and the late Kobe Bryant were teammates.
Gasol was also named to the NBA All-Star team three times while playing for the Lakers, in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 seasons.
How many seasons did Pau Gasol play with Lakers?
The 42-year-old father of one played six seasons with the team. That started from 2008 and ended in 2014. After leaving the Lakers, Gasol spent another two and three seasons with the Bulls and Spurs respectively.
How many MVP does Pau Gasol have?
Despite the fact that he featured in more than 1000 games for the four NBA teams he played for, Gasol never won an NBA final Most Valuable Player Award (MVP Award). Aside this, he boast of numerous amazing achievements in the league.