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Trail Blazers' Offer To Pau Gasol Rumored To Be Two Years, $40 Million

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The Trail Blazers were reportedly preparing a "large offer" for Pau Gasol, and now we have a sense of what that means.

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The Portland Trail Blazers may make a 2-year, $40M offer to Pau Gasol, accoring to ESPN's Marc Stein:

Alex Kennedy reported yesterday that the Blazers were preparing a "large offer" to Gasol. With the salary cap skyrocketing, lifting NBA players' salaries with it, $20m for a 35-year-old big may be the new normal. To Gasol's credit and despite his age, he's been an All-Star the last two years, averaging 16.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 2.0 blocks last season.

Not everyone is a fan of the potential move:

ESPN's Marc J. Spears claims the Minnesota Timberwolves are also vying for Gasol's services:

You can use this handy salary calculator to figure out how much room the Blazers have left: add in Evan Turner for $16.4m and Gasol for $20m and see how the numbers change.