Raptors finalizing deal to acquire Gasol from Memphis

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Though he's now in the twilight of his career, the three-time All-Star is having a nice season in Memphis, averaging 15.7 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 4.7 assists.

The Raptors also traded centre Greg Monroe and a second-round pick in 2021 to the Brooklyn Nets, who are reportedly planning to waive the ninth-year veteran.

Given their position in the standings (they have the second-most wins in the NBA) and the uncertain future of Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors are clearly in win-now mode. It seems the trade demands for Memphis make this deal unlikely to happen. They retained their two prized young forwards, Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby, both of whom would be expected to be the centrepieces of a rebuild effort should the Raptors' fortunes go pear-shaped sometime between April and July.

Reports of a potential trade between the two teams began to surface on Tuesday, though at the time rumours suggested Raptors guard Kyle Lowry would be included in the package, with Grizzlies guard Mike Conley making his way to Toronto.

It was a bit surprising in light of the Gasol move that the Grizzlies wouldn't go through a hard reset but, in the end, Conley is sticking around.

Gasol also has a $25.6 million player option for next season.

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"Experience does that for you", Valanciunas told reporters in Atlanta on Thursday morning.

"I personally want to be in Toronto", Lowry said, per The Athletic.

"I have been in rumours so many times I don't even look at it".

Miles, in his 14th campaign, has struggled with the Raptors this season. They could convert one or both of their two-way contracts with Chris Boucher and Jordan Loyd to National Basketball Association contracts. Now the center gets to try to replace Gasol.

Gasol, meanwhile, could be in the Raptors' lineup Saturday in NY pending a team physical. He's a two-time Olympian, and will be reunited with Spanish coach and Raptors assistant Sergio Scariolo in Toronto. Conley is third at 12 seasons. A photo showed Gasol helping lift a woman onto a stretcher. They did so in a big way, acquiring Gasol for a pretty low price.

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