"I know there is more pressure and a greater responsibility on me than the others. It is a challenge to overcome it and to make sure it doesn't affect me," Gasol told a news conference on Thursday.
Read more of the bearded Spaniard's deep thoughts here.
Chicago's Simeon High School's Derrick Rose is the Next Big Thing, a point guard who's widely considered the best college prospect in the country. The big news this weekend is that he's narrowed his college options to five. And yes, Memphis is still very much in the mix. Read more here.