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Pau Gasol concerned about Zika at 2016 Olympics

Pau Gasol backing down his brother Marc at FedExForum. (Source: WMC Action News 5) Pau Gasol backing down his brother Marc at FedExForum. (Source: WMC Action News 5)
Madrid (WMC) -

Bulls star Pau Gasol said he is considering not playing at the Olympics because of the Zika virus.

The brother of Grizzlies big man Marc Gasol said there is too much uncertainty about the situation in Brazil. He said anyone going to Rio for the games should "think about" whether it's worth the risk.

Gasol, who has competed before for the Spanish National team said other Spanish athletes have also expressed their concerns about the virus and are also considering skipping the games.

Gasol said Olympic committees and health organizations must come forward with more information about the risks athletes could be facing if they decide to compete in Rio.

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