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OCT 1, 8:57p ET | Pete Pranica
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News: Gasol will not participate in EuroBasket this summer for the Spanish National team, FIBA.com reports.
Impact: Gasol plans to skip the proceedings that last most of September in Berlin. The time off will allow the center quality time with his family while his body heals. His first priority resides with the Grizzlies after signing such a lucrative five-year deal. He's been competing with the national team for the past 14 years and will likely return next summer.