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Kyle Lowry is out Monday with back spasms, according to the Toronto Raptors.
No word on how long he'll be out. Jose Calderon gets a major boost.
Kyle Lowry will not dress (back spasms) for tonight's game vs. the Warriors. #Raptors
— RaptorsMR (@RaptorsMR) January 28, 2013
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Kyle Lowry is on the Boston Celtics' growing wishlist of players to trade for before the February 21 trade deadline. The Toronto Raptors point guard's name was floated within a few hours of Rajon Rondo's season ending to an ACL tear.
ESPN's Marc Stein reported that the Celtics are more likely to chase Lowry than Rudy Gay. The question remains whether the Celts...
We’re less than 24 hours from the “Rajon Rondo has a torn ACL” announcement and I’m already drowning in columns, opinions and anal leakage about how the Celtics could, should and might move forward this season.
One thing is certain – the Celtics lack a true point guard. There are multiple reports stating the Raptors are prepared to move Kyle Lowry.
ESPN’s Marc Stein:...
It looks as though Rudy Gay is heading north of the border as the Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a deal in principle. Going to Memphis would be forward Ed Davis and guard Jose Calderon however a third team would become involved to acquire Calderon from the Grizzlies.
Marc Stein of ESPN believes that the Pistons (along with the Mavericks) could be that third...
According to Marc Stein, ESPN:
ESPN sources say Grizzlies and Raps have deal in place to swap Rudy Gay and Hamed Haddadi for Ed Davis and Jose Calderon.
Sources say deal will morph to include third team to take Calderon, with Detroit at the front of the line to land the Spaniard after chasing him all season. Third team not yet in stone but Pistons have had interest in Calderon all...
The rumored trade of Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors is not "imminent," according to Yahoo Sports' Adrain Wojnarowski. Toronto and the Memphis Grizzlies have been discussing a deal for a month, Woj wrote on the Twitter machine, but have yet to reach an agreement.
Woj's tweets follows yesterday's report by ESPN's Marc Stein that the Raptors' proposed...
Rudy Gay is a Raptor. ESPN is reporting that Toronto and the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a deal for the small forward. And it sounds like the Detroit Pistons are the mysterious third team likely to take Jose Calderon.
Here's the deal according to ESPN:
Raptors get: Rudy Gay and Hamed Haddadi
Grizzlies get: Ed Davis, Tayshaun Prince, Austin Daye and a second-round...
The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to send small forward Rudy Gay and center Hamed Haddadi to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for point guard Jose Calderon and forward Ed Davis, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
Calderon will be sent to Detroit in the deal in exchange for veteran small forward Tayshaun Prince, fourth-year forward Austin Daye and a second-round pick...
The rumor shave been swirling for a while, but the Memphis Grizzlies have finally found and agreed to a trade to send Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors.
The Raptors will acquire Gay while giving up Jose Calderon and Ed Davis. Details are not all out on the table just yet, but it is expected that the Detroit Pistons will serve as the third team to take on Jose Calderon.
The Memphis Grizzlies and the Toronto Raptors are engaged in trade talks regarding the Grizzlies’ high priced, but extremely talented, small forward, Rudy Gay. The talks have revolved around Jose Calderon and his expiring contract along with talented power forward, Ed Davis, for Gay. However the Grizzlies do not want Calderon and are currently looking for another team to complete...
A blockbuster trade is in the works and it doesn’t involve Boston, yet.
Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski has reported Memphis and Toronto are a third team away from sending Rudy Gay, and the three years and $37 million left on his contract, to the Raptors. This puts to an end the Rudy Gay for Paul Pierce trade rumors.
Since the Grizzles brought in new front office personnel...
The Raptors have made Jose Calderon and Ed Davis as the core of a trade offer for Rudy Gay.
The Pistons will acquire Jose Calderon, with the Grizzlies receiving Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye in addition to Ed Davis in the Rudy Gay trade that sends him to the Raptors.
The Raptors would send out both Jose Calderon and Ed Davis to acquire Rudy Gay.