Pau Gasol joined the Portland Trail Blazers in July, however, the two-time NBA winner's rehab has taken longer than expected.
Gasol said earlier this month he thinks he’ll be completely healthy by the start of next season.
Pau Gasol, who became a free agent on Sunday, is ready to return to the NBA.
"My recovery from surgery has been smooth and I expect to be fully cleared for basketball activities in early August," Gasol said.
Still on the mend, Gasol said recently in Spain he wants to continue “playing and competing at the highest level.”
Milwaukee Bucks veteran Pau Gasol, 38, will sit out the remainder of the postseason.
The team announced Friday Gasol's surgery was successful, but the recovery time will force him out of the Eastern Conference finals.
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Gasol has only averaged 1.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in his three games with Milwaukee since signing with the Bucks early March.
The Bucks have the best record in the NBA with a mark of 48-15. While Gasol hasn't played for them yet, he could make his debut Monday.