were mortaging our future for an over the hill pau and an overpaid gay. idk about this
Gasol would instantly become our best big man and a good mentor to Val. Also, his contract comes off the books in 2 years like Lowrys and gays. if we indeed need to blow things up, we would have the flexibility to do so (assuming Bargs, fields or derozan gets shipped out). Bargs and obviously derozan are on long expensive deals. Getting rid of our trash for gasol makes more sense than you think.
Gasol has lost a step or two but he's still very capable of dropping 17/10 nightly. Just look at how he is without Dwight in the lineup and gets minutes.