Gasol pitches in, Raptors send Knicks to 16th loss in row

Gasol pitches in, Raptors send Knicks to 16th loss in row

VanVleet has a partially torn ligament in the thumb and will wear a splint for approximately three weeks before it is reevaluated. However, before he could play a single game, Gasol's draft rights were traded as part of a package for his older brother.

The team will sign veteran point guard Jeremy Lin once he clears waivers in a couple of days after he was bought out by the Atlanta Hawks. Nick Nurse has been "nursing" Gasol (sorry) into the lineup by not starting him as he works into the Raptors schemes. "The amount of energy that you feel around the city is great". "That's what you want from an organization that you're playing for".

Gasol appreciates Toronto's longstanding Spanish connection. Raptors assistant Sergio Scariolo coached Spain. He was just 16 when his brother Pau was drafted by the Grizzlies in 2001, and the entire Gasol family made the move from Barcelona to the southern USA city. His brother Pau had been drafted by the Grizzlies in 2001, and the entire Gasol family made the move from Barcelona to the southern USA city. Marc attended tiny Memphis private high school Lausanne Collegiate School.

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"In that moment I think we started to feel comfortable too on the bench because we started to play really well". First, it was Sancho, who turned Sanchez inside out with a deft body feint in the first half.

The Toronto Raptors acquired Marc Gasol in a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies last week, and in his first home game with the team, the fans were quick to show their appreciation for the former All-Star forward. But the Grizzlies advanced past the first round of the post-season just three times in the past decade, and didn't make the playoffs at all a year ago. Although he hadn't been with the team long, the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year looked comfortable patrolling the defensive end and quickly contributed to the offence.

"It's not as emotional probably". "Memphis fans - we get some fans in the stands - but not as many as you guys, or "us" now. It's all great things".

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