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Pau Gasol officially announced his decision to retire from basketball.

The 41-year-old legendary big man spent the final season of his career with FC Barcelona. He won the 2021 ACB title and reached the EuroLeague Championship Game.

Gasol played in his fifth Olympics with Spain this summer. He won a total of 11 medals in FIBA competitions.

Pau Gasol had a stellar career in the NBA. He claimed back-to-back titles with the Los Angeles Lakers (2009, 2010).