The former Lakers player has been involved in several projects since retiring from the court
06 September 2022 . Updated at 4:20 p.m.
Former basketball player Pau Gasol confirmed on Tuesday that Spain will be in a “good place” at EuroBasket 2022 and the national team hopes its third-day defeat will serve as a “wake-up call”. He will reach the Round of 16 with “rhythm” and “confidence”, where he will face a rival with “big words”. “I see that our team is in a good position and is facing the game well. After starting the tournament with two big wins, it’s always good to lose because it gives you a wake-up call not to relax, explained Gasol’s seniors at the presentation of the results and new projects of the Gasol Foundation and IFA.
Along these lines, Pau hilariously predicted the fourth game of the continental tournament against Montenegro. “Our team develops in times of high tension. It will be a competitive game because the opponents are playing well, but when the team defends with focus and hard work, it will be difficult to beat us,” he said. Because if you lose, you go home,” said Gasol, who recognizes the difficulty of facing Germany. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia, France, Lithuania or Hungary, which comprise Group B.
The former Los Angeles Lakers, on the other hand, will be retiring his jersey number 16, highlighting several of his projects after retiring from basketball. “We’ve been building a lot of things like ambassador roles; Which we haven’t discussed publicly yet. I am also a consultant for companies related to sports or health, which I really like and know. And then I want to examine the other things that I have added in the investment. “From here, I’m looking into my relationship with an NBA team,” he said.
A series of initiatives that will not bore you. “I don’t know if I’m bored, I don’t know if it’s a personal flaw, but I’m on a journey and I want to take opportunities to make an impact and do things that I believe in,” he said. He came to the conclusion.