The Chicago Bulls are working to finish a deal with free-agent power forward Pau Gasol, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.
Pau Gasol, Chicago working to complete an agreement, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014
Earlier Friday, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne that along with Chicago, the Spurs had also emerged as frontrunners to sign Gasol.
The 34-year-old Gasol has played with the Lakers the last 6 1/2 seasons after 6 1/2 seasons with the Grizzlies. He is a four-time All-Star with career averages of 18.3 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. The third overall pick in 2001 also won NBA titles with the Lakers in 2009 and 2010.
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