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Spain's NBA champion Pau Gasol retires

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By Tokunbo Salako with AFP
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Spain's Pau Gasol (R) fights for the rebound with USA's Draymond Jamal Green (L) in the men's quarter-final basketball match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Spain's Pau Gasol (R) fights for the rebound with USA's Draymond Jamal Green (L) in the men's quarter-final basketball match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.   -   Copyright  ARIS MESSINIS / AFP
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Double NBA winner and Europe's most successful basketball player Pau Gasol called time on his sporting career on Tuesday.

The Spanish basketball player was a six-time NBA All-Star after being named the league's Rookie of the Year in 2002. He also claimed two Olympic silver medals and a bronze with Spain's national team.

He finished his career with a Liga ACB title in Spain in June while with hometown club Barcelona.

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