The other return? Memphis has not been ruled out. Memphis has the obvious emotional appeal for (Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau) Gasol: the presence of brother Marc Gasol. Plus, Memphis was Pau’s first NBA home, for 6 1/2 years before the trade to the Lakers. And, the future Grizzlies of (Zach) Randolph (in the final season of the current deal or with a new contract), Marc Gasol, Mike Conley and Tony Allen is a positive starting point to a playoff team.
“It’s appealing,” Pau Gasol told NBA.com (about the possibility of playing with the Grizzlies). “One of the best centers in the NBA, one of the best interior players, is my brother. There’s a lot of attractive factors there. But who knows if that’s even a possibility or if that will ever happen.