Grizzlies F Gasol cleared for full-contract drills

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  1. Babe_Ruth

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    MEMPHIS, Tennessee (Ticker) - Pau Gasol moved one step closer to
    making his much-needed return to the Memphis Grizzlies.

    The team's leading scorer each of the past five seasons, Gasol
    has been cleared for full-contract drills as he continues his
    recovery from a broken left foot.

    Gasol, who also led the Grizzlies in rebounding last season, has
    not played this year after suffering the injury playing for his
    native Spain in the world championships in Japan over the

    Memphis has struggled in his absence, losing seven straight
    games in November and a 100-94 decision at the Milwaukee Bucks
    on Friday to drop to 5-14. Memphis is tied with Charlotte for
    the worst winning percentage in the league.

    The Grizzlies return to action against the Los Angeles Clippers
    here on Saturday.

    Cleared for light workouts at the start of the month, Gasol
    began 3-on-3 drills on Thursday.

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