Report: Marc Gasol agrees to return to Grizzlies on five-year deal

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Report: Marc Gasol to re-sign with Grizzlies
Wednesday July 1st, 2015

Free-agent center Marc Gasol has agreed to return to the Memphis Grizzlies on a five-year deal worth more than $100 million, reports ​Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. reported last week that Gasol was not scheduling meetings with any teams interested in him besides the Grizzlies. NBA free agency began on July 1, but deals cannot be officially signed until July 9.

Gasol has spent all of his seven-year NBA career in Memphis. The 30-year-old averaged 17.4 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 2014–15 and received All-NBA First Team honors. He also shot 49.4% from the field and recorded 1.6 blocks per game.

A two-time All-Star, Gasol was named NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2013. He is the younger brother of Chicago Bulls forward Pau Gasol.

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The Grizzlies finished 55–27 last season and reached the Western Conference semifinals, where they fell to the eventual-champion Golden State Warriors in six games.

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