(Madrid, Spain) -- Two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol is announcing his retirement from basketball. The 41-year-old announced his decision on Tuesday, bringing an end to his 19-year NBA career. The Athletic reports the Lakers will retire Gasol's Number-16 jersey, making him the 11th player in franchise history to receive the honor. Gasol was a six-time NBA All-Star and averaged 17 points and 9.2 rebound per game and won two championships with Los Angeles. He played his final NBA season with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2019 and wrapped up his career with FC Barcelona in 2021.