Pau Gasol wants out of Memphis, and Grizzlies president Jerry West is probably going to trade him to keep everyone happy.
But there's no guarantee a deal will happen before the Feb. 22 trade deadline, because this is not the same type of situation that Allen Iverson went through leaving Philadelphia, or Ron Artest did in leaving Indiana. West can keep Gasol and try trading him again over the summer, and if Pau doesn't like it, too bad.
"There's no fire sale here," West insists.
But since a Gasol trade seems inevitable -- eventually -- let's look at some of the possibilities.