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Tailgating: Marc Gasol escapes from brother’s shadow, arrives as elite NBA big man with All-Star selection


Clarksville, TN – For much of his life, Marc Gasol has seemingly lived in the shadows.

Already growing up in the shadow of his older Pau Gasol, who starred for Spanish basketball powerhouse Barcelona, Marc continued to remain the forgotten Gasol when Pau was taken in the 2001 NBA Draft and shipped to the Memphis Grizzlies.

After the Gasol family made the move to Memphis to stay close to Pau, Marc continued to search for his own basketball glory.

Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol.

Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol.

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