Pau Gasol on NBA finals, Kobe Bryant and the Olympics

Paul Gasol is giant in stature and in mind.

For 18 years he played professional basketball in the NBA and for Spain’s national team. He retired in 2021 with two NBA championship rings and three Olympic medals to his name. He joins the Olympic Channel podcast to chat about life and all things basketball, including his thoughts on the NBA finals between the Golden State Warriors, and Boston Celtics.

He tells Ash Tulloch how he continues to honour the legacy of his friend Kobe Bryant and what it means to be a girl dad now that he is a father himself. The retired Spanish star gives his take on the future of for his former team, the LA Lakers and discusses what we can expect from new coach Darvin Ham.

Pau also takes a trip down memory lane reflecting on his five Olympics and explains how the Games have had such a big impact on his life. Plus, find out which NBA franchises has he been working with this season.