The Los Angeles Lakers officially announced the date they will retire the jersey of NBA and team legend Pau Gasol.
Gasol’s jersey retirement ceremony will take place on March 7, 2023, in the home game vs the Memphis Grizzlies.
A Champion, legend, and forever part of the Lakers Family.
3/7/23 – We raise Pau Gasol's jersey into the rafters pic.twitter.com/F9snGrHO9o
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) August 17, 2022
Pau Gasol will become the 11th Lakers player to have his jersey retired after Kobe Bryant’s #8 and #24, Wilt Chamberlain’s #13, Elgin Baylor’s #22, Magic Johnsons, #32, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s #33, Shaquille O’ Neal’s #34, Jerry West’s #44, Gail Goodrich’s #25 and Jamaal Wilkes’ #52
The Spanish big man joined the 17-time NBA champions in 2008 and spent six years with the squad, claiming back-to-back championships (2009, 2010).