Lakers meet with Pau, prep for Melo

Updated: July 2, 2014, 6:21 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

A day after being one of the first teams to contact Pau Gasol when the NBA's free-agency frenzy officially opened up, the Los Angeles Lakers continued to show the two-time champion their strong interest in retaining him with an in-person meeting, a league source told ESPNLosAngeles.com.

The get-together between Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak and Gasol occurred at an L.A. office building Tuesday afternoon and lasted "a few hours," according to the source.

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