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Pau Gasol is leaving the Lakers for the Bulls
Pau Gasol is leaving the Lakers for the Bulls

Pau Gasol has left the Lakers after playing on two championship teams and helping resuscitate their franchise in a February 2008 transaction. Gasol, 34, will join the Chicago Bulls, who are finalizing a deal with the 7-foot Spaniard. It was unclear if he was signing for a mid-level exception or if this is part of a sign-and-trade deal with the Lakers. Gasol announced that he's leaving for Chicago via Twitter. "It hasn't been easy," Gasol tweeted. "After meditating it a lot I've chosen to play with the Chicago Bulls. Looking forward to this new chapter of my career." He made his mark with the Lakers as a prolific post player, showing off his sharp mid-range shot and top-notch...

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