Report: Wolves planning serious push to land Lakers' Gasol
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jun 29, 2012
The Minnesota Timberwolves are trying hard to land Pau Gasol. The Minnesota Timberwolves are pulling out all the stops in an effort to land Pau Gasol. The Wolves' interest in Gasol long has been rumored, with the highly skilled big man considered an ideal fit for coach Rick Adelman's corner offense, and the kind of playoff-tested veteran needed on one of the youngest rosters in the NBA. The Timberwolves were expected to continue their pursuit of Gasol in hopes of putting him with fellow Spaniard Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love on a revamped roster aimed at getting the team back to the playoffs, and beyond, for the first time since 2004. The deal never came together before the draft began, and the Bobcats stayed at No. 2 and took Kentucky forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.