Pros and Cons of LA Lakers Re-Signing Pau Gasol This Offseason

Believe it or not, the 2014 offseason won't be all about Kobe Bryant for the Los Angeles Lakers. Pau Gasol will be at the center of a lot of discussion as well. 

Almost the entire roster is coming off the books at the conclusion of the 2013-14 campaign, one that seems likely to end after just 82 games. And that includes a certain Spanish big man who has played in a purple-and-gold uniform ever since he was traded away from the Memphis Grizzlies. 

But, should the Lakers re-sign Gasol? 

It's a question that general manager Mitch Kupchak and the rest of the front office will toy with throughout the upcoming season, evaluating his play as well as how he fits in with the future plans. 

Going into the 2013-14 campaign, there are already a few pros and cons to bringing back the 7-footer who averaged 13.7 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game last year.

Let's take a look at 'em. 

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