In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit of unusual size named Frodo Gasol. His birthright was a ring of great power, but King James of Angmar and other fell Ringwraiths sought to steal it from him. To secure the ring, he knew he must venture forth from Memphis-shire and seek powerful allies to defeat the Nazgûl. Herein, noble readers, lies the recounting of his epic quest.
On May 30th, Jorge Sierra of HoopsHype posted a partial translation of an interview with Marc Gasol by Spanish basketball site Marca.com:
I’m not Frodo [from Lord of the Rings] but still I’m obsessed with it [winning the NBA ring].
Very well, he denies being Frodo. But we will speak of his quest nonetheless. On Friday we discussed another Gasol interview with a Spanish radio station in which he named San Antonio, Los Angeles and Atlanta as appealing destinations. In discussing the cap ramifications of adding Gasol, I stated that it would be extremely difficult to sign him without parting ways with both Paul Millsap and DeMarre Carroll. But could the Hawks sign Gasol and still retain one of them? Continue Reading…