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By William Bohl (@BreakTheHuddle)
The NBA’s meta-season within its season was abruptly kick-started last week when the Memphis Grizzlies shipped most of their bench off to Cleveland for a seldom-used role player, Jon Leuer, and a little bit of luxury tax freedom. After that deal was completed, speculation ran rampant as to whether or not the Grizzlies were done maneuvering. Yesterday, they obviously proved they weren’t.
By now, I’m sure you know the details, but just in case you’ve missed it:
Memphis Grizzlies receive:
C Ed Davis (from Toronto)
Second-round draft pick (from Toronto)
F Tayshaun Prince (from Detroit)
F Austin Daye (from Detroit)
Toronto Raptors receive:
F Rudy Gay (from Memphis)
C Hamed Haddadi (from Memphis)
Detroit Pistons receive:
G Jose Calderon (from Toronto)
That’s a lot to dissect. It’s important to keep in mind the motivation, both basketball and financial, that causes deals like this one to get done. For the Grizzlies, it’s mostly financial – Gay is due to...
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Why would the team trade Rudy Gay? He was one of the Memphis Grizzlies best scorers. Is the team not committed to winning? It comes down to money, Memphis is in the midst of a money make over and they are now making decisions based on saving a buck and not winning. Gay was averaging 17.2 points a game and he could rebound the ball too. Now he will be playing his basketball north...
In a deal that I honestly thought would never happen after the Grizzlies front office managed to get under the luxury tax threshold by dealing Marreese Speights, Rudy Gay has been traded.The Raptors will send out Jose Calderon and Ed Davis for Gay and Hamed Haddadi.The Pistons will acquire Calderon, with the Grizzlies receiving Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye.The Grizzlies...
Rudy Gay is on his way to Toronto in the latest and most dramatic move in the Memphis Grizzlies makeover, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
The Grizzlies agreed to trade their star swingman to the Raptors on Wednesday, parting with the leading scorer on a team that has aspirations of making a run in the powerful Western Conference. The person spoke...
Monday, my boy Josh retweeted this: .@alleniverson and Delonte West (@charleeredz13) might be teammates soon: cmplx.it/XGo4mD — Complex(@ComplexMag) January 28, 2013 Yes, apparently the Texas Legends, the NBA Developmental League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks, are interested in signing Allen Iverson to join a roster that already includes former NBAers Delonte West, Rashad...
The Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors, and Detroit Pistons made some noise around the NBA Wednesday night as they all agreed on a blockbuster trade that will clearly effect these franchises going forward, not to mention the rest of your fantasy season!The Grizzlies, Raptors and Pistons agreed to a six-player trade Wednesday that sent star swingman Rudy Gay to Toronto.The Grizzlies...
Grizzlies leading scorer Rudy Gay is reportedly bound for the Great White North.
ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reports that Memphis has agreed in principle to ship Gay to the Raptors in what is being described as potential three-team deal.
Stein quotes sources saying that the Grizzlies will acquire forward Ed Davis and guard Jose Calderon from Toronto, but that Calderon will likely be...
The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade leading scorer, Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors, along with Hamed Haddadi, for Ed Davis, Jose Calderon and a second round pick. The Grizzlies are shipping Calderon immediately to Detroit, for Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye. Here are the grades from this massive three-team trade.
Add: Ed Davis, Tayshaun Prince, Austin Daye...
Turns out there was some merit to the trade rumors involving the Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors. With the help of Joe Dumars and the Pistons, Chris Wallace and Bryan Colangelo closed the deal sending Rudy Gay to Canada in exchange for Ed Davis and Jose Calderon, who will land in Detroit (just Calderon, not Davis; he’s a Grizzly). Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye will...
The Memphis Grizzlies, playing for the first time after trading away Rudy Gay, get set to face the Thunder in Oklahoma City tonight. While the Gay swap for Ed Davis, Tayshaun Prince, and Austin Daye saves the tea money and improves depth in the long-run, they’ll be fairly depleted in tonight’s match-up.
AccuScore has the Thunder as heavy favorites with 87.3 percent chance at...
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports the Grizzlies and Raptors are closing in on a deal that would send Rudy Gay from Memphis to Toronto. The big hang up in the deal is finding a third team willing to take on Jose Calderon's expiring contract.
It would seem this is a perfect place for the Magic to step in and use that $12 million trade exception they have handy. However...
The Memphis Grizzlies are nearing completion on a trade to send forward Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The teams are expected to present proposals to their respective owners on Wednesday. It is unclear whether the Grizzlies have found a third team to join the trade or will absorb the $10.5 million expiring contract of Jose Calderon themselves...
The Memphis Grizzlies traded away arguably their best player and leading scorer Rudy Gay for spare parts to save a little money on their salary cap next year and it showed tonight in a game against the NBA’s 2nd best record Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Thunder led 58-34 at the half and never looked back. Kevin Durant dropped in 27 as the Thunder took a 106-89 victory over the Grizzlies...
OKC Thunder (34-11, 19-3 home) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (29-15, 12-8 away) VS Where: ‘The ‘Peake! When: 7:00 pm TV: TNT (245 DirecTV, 31 Cox, 108 AT&T U-Verse, 138 Dish) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: OKC favored by 8.5. O/U – 191.5 Official Game Notes: Here. Projected Lineups: Thunder Grizzlies PG: [...]