Report: Marc Gasol not playing for Spain in Olympics

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Spain coach Sergio Scariolo wanted Marc Gasol to play in the Rio Olympics.

You can’t always get what you want.

E. Carchia of Sportando:

Marc Gasol will not play in Rio for Spanish National Team.

The news was reported by ABC.

Gasol, who broke his foot in February, was always a long shot to play in Rio. This just confirms the widely held assumption.

Spain should be alright with big men Pau Gasol, Nikola Mirotic and Willy Hernangomez. But it just got that much harder for anyone to take down Team USA.