"I'm not ruling anything out," said Gasol, speaking in Spanish during a video interview with Spanish sports website marca.com. "Of course, I hope the Lakers will make an offer - one that is good enough for me to consider - but I'm open to any offers that I would consider interesting and motivating for my present and my future."
In response to a reader's question, Gasol, who will become a free agent on July 1, said Memphis may be a good landing spot.
"The city of Memphis attracts me because it's a city I know, there's an opportunity of playing with my brother and they have a solid team," Gasol said.
He also said the
But Gasol did rule out one team from his search.
“Going to the
The forward did, however, praise Clippers guard
Asked about where he would like to play, Gasol said: “I like to play with the best,” and included Paul,
He also gave a nod to Western Conference rivals the
"The Spurs players maybe don't rack up statistics, but the team and the coach they have, to me, seems like a very good option," he said. "In the end, I'm more interested in a team than an individual player and how I would adjust and be worked into a system."
Lakers fans can hold on to some hope. According to marca.com, Gasol had this to say a day earlier about how Mike D'Antoni's resignation affects his decision this summer.