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Pau Gasol: Culture Didn’t Affect My Free Agency

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In a documentary produced by HBO Sports last fall, (Thunders Kevin) Durant said a city’s culture was a heavy influencer in (Bulls Pau) Gasol’s decision.

“He was more concerned about the city,” Durant said of Gasol in the documentary. “He’s into, like orchestras and plays.”

Gasol refuted that theory and said it was about basketball.

“No. To me, it was where I would fit best on the court,” Gasol told The Oklahoman. “I’m sure there are musicals and theaters in Oklahoma as well. That wasn’t a difference-maker for me at all. But I do appreciate music and culture. But that was not a difference-maker for my decision

via Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman

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