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Marc Gasol | Center | #33

Team: Memphis Grizzlies
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/29/1985
Ht / Wt:  7'1' / 265
College: Barcelona
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 2 (18) / LAK
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Marc Gasol (foot) still does not have medical clearance, according to a report from Marca.com.
Despite being included on Spain's 20-man roster for the 2016 Olympics, it's basically impossible to envision any kind of participation for the big man. Gasol had surgery toward the end of February, so we're now more than four months beyond the date of the operation. If the slow progress continues to linger this summer, Gasol's fantasy stock will be impacted accordingly. Jun 27 - 10:35 AM

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Marc Gasol (foot) said he expects to run on a low-gravity treadmill in the near future.

He's unlikely to play for Spain in the Olympics due to his foot fracture. His injury is no joke for big men, so the Grizzlies may want him to sit out. Although, Gasol said the team isn't pressuring him on the decision. He said he's met with new coach David Fizdale and likes his forward-thinking approach, so the new approach is something to watch next year.
Jun 6 - 3:02 PM

In an interview with Spanish newspaper As, Marc Gasol (foot) said it's unlikely that he will play in the Olympics.

"I'm not going to lie, it's very difficult," said Gasol. "The training camp starts in less than a month and I still can't run." Recent reports have indicated that Gasol's rehab from his fractured right foot is "on schedule," but it wouldn't make sense for him to rush the recovery process to play for Spain. Hopefully he will be ready for the start of the 2016-17 season, but there should be plenty of updates on his progress this summer.
Source: Sportando
Jun 5 - 10:35 AM

The Grizzlies reportedly met with Spurs assistant coach James Borrego on Sunday to discuss their vacant head coaching job.

San Antonio's pool of assistants is always a popular destination for teams seeking a new coach, and Borrego has brief head coaching experience with the Magic after Jacque Vaughn's firing in 2015. He joins a list of prospective candidates that includes Frank Vogel, Ettore Messina, Nate Tibbetts, Patrick Ewing and Dave Fizdale.
May 15 - 10:05 PM

Marc Gasol's rehab from a fractured right foot is "on schedule."

Gasol said that there haven't been any setbacks and added that the Grizzlies are being extremely cautious and won't rush the process. He was having a down year prior to the injury with averages of 16.6 points, 7.0 boards, 3.8 assists, 1.3 blocks and 1.0 steals, so the 31-year-old big man might be available at a significant discount in fantasy drafts next season.
Apr 30 - 12:21 PM

Marc Gasol (right foot) has begun walking without the assistance of crutches.

Gasol is still going to miss the remainder of the season, but we'll continue to track his progress each step of the way. Unfortunately for Gasol, he's dealing with a fracture to his navicular bone, which can be a troublesome area for bigs, as it's in a region of the foot that doesn't receive a lot of blood flow. He's looking at a very lengthy recovery, and will be a risky selection in next year's drafts.
Apr 6 - 11:50 AM

The Grizzlies are reportedly optimistic regarding Marc Gasol's recovery from a fractured right foot, and believe that as long as he takes his recovery seriously, that this won't be a career-altering injury.

Memphis has been encouraged by the fact that Gasol has been diagnosed with a Type II fracture, meaning that the navicular bone in Gasol's mid-foot was displaced, rather than being completely broken as in a Type III fracture. However, the navicular bone is a particularly troublesome injury for big men as it's in an area of the foot that doesn't get a lot of blood flow, which makes the recovery process tricky. We'll be monitoring Gasol's recovery each step of the way, but given the history of mid-foot fractures for big men, Marc is going to be a risky guy to draft next season.
Feb 24 - 9:09 AM

Marc Gasol (foot) had a successful surgery to repair non-displaced Type II fracture of the navicular bone in his right foot, according to Chris Herrington of the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Gasol's surgery happened on Saturday and goes to affirm the expectation that he will miss the rest of the 2015-16 season. While it's great news to see Gasol undergo a successful surgery, there are initial indications that his recovery timetable will be longer than initially expected. Fantasy owners can feel free to move on from the big man this season.
Feb 23 - 11:53 AM

Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace said that the team is still in "fact-finding mode" regarding Marc Gasol's (foot) injury, and they have yet to release an official timeline for Gasol's return.

"We're still in a fact-finding mode on his injury," said Wallace. "I don't want to go into any great particulars other than we're consulting with medical experts available to us, including our own, and coming up with the proper course of action. I think long-term he'll be fine." A report out of Spain speculated that Gasol would miss at least the next 4-6 months of action, and while that timeline is a reasonable estimate, we're still waiting for official word from Memphis. To be clear, there's no way Gasol makes it back to the court this season.
Feb 17 - 11:58 AM

Marc Gasol (broken right foot) is expected to miss 4-6 months, according to Spanish site Marca.

That would put him out for the postseason and possibly the 2016 Olympics. A midfoot fracture is a long-term concern for a big man, so Gasol taking it slow makes a lot of sense. If you have Gasol in a re-draft league, it's probably time to drop him. For now, the Grizzlies will go smaller with Jeff Green, Matt Barnes, Courtney Lee and Tony Allen getting more minutes with all worth owning in standard leagues. Brandan Wright (knee) also becomes a very intriguing stash.
Source: Marca
Feb 10 - 4:07 PM

Marc Gasol reportedly has a broken right foot and will be out indefinitely.

Oh man, the Grizzlies were initially calling this a foot sprain, but obviously the injury turned out to be much worse. Foot injuries for seven-footers are never good, and this could potentially be a season-ending injury for the Memphis big man. Jeff Green and Matt Barnes are going to see a minutes boost with Marc out, with Zach Randolph and Mike Conley being asked to do the heavy lifting on offense. Matt Barnes should be considered a must-add here. Brandan Wright (knee) should also be in the rotation once he gets back from his injury, so he makes sense as a speculative add in deep leagues.

Marc Gasol is dealing with a right mid-foot sprain and will not return to Monday's game vs. the Blazers.

This is the same foot issue that has been a problem for him recently, and he was considered questionable to even suit up. He lasted just 11 minutes before hobbling back to the locker room, so the Grizzlies might be more inclined to hold him out until the All-Star break. In the meantime, Zach Randolph will play more center and Ryan Hollins will play more off the bench.
Feb 8 - 8:59 PM

Marc Gasol (foot) limped to the locker room during Monday's game vs. the Blazers after fighting for a loose ball.

He has been dealing with a sore left knee and a sore right foot recently, so the Grizzlies should probably just hold him out with the All-Star break right around the corner. Gasol was in a lot of pain, but he should be considered questionable to return for now. If he misses time, Zach Randolph and Ryan Hollins will have to step up.
Feb 8 - 8:40 PM

Marc Gasol (knee) will start on Monday vs. the Blazers.

He was always expected to play, but it should be noted that he isn't 100 percent. Regardless, the All-Star break is coming up which will allow Gasol to get some extra rest. His owners shouldn't be too concerned.
Feb 8 - 8:12 PM

Marc Gasol (foot) is expected to play against the Blazers on Monday.

He is not going to be 100 percent and has been playing through some soreness. Gasol played 37 minutes against the Mavs on Saturday and he should see a similar amount of playing time tonight. Keep him in your lineups.
Feb 8 - 6:38 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Mike Conley
2Wade Baldwin
3Xavier Munford
4Tony Wroten
5Mario Chalmers
SG1Tony Allen
2P.J. Hairston
3Vince Carter
4Jordan Adams
SF1Matt Barnes
2Lance Stephenson
PF1Zach Randolph
2JaMychal Green
3Jarell Martin
C1Marc Gasol
2Brandan Wright
3Chris Andersen