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We are about a month away from the trade deadline and so trade rumors will begin to really pick up.
The Magic figure to be at the center of a lot of trade discussions as they try to continue this transition and position themselves to get back into title contention. Nobody is quite sure what that means yet or how that will come about.
The proven routes are to find a star in the draft or find a star through trades.
So one thing Orlando is exploring -- and has to explore -- is bringing in that player to build around through a trade. There are a few available in this upcoming trade market and one has already had his name attached to Orlando.
That would be Memphis' Rudy Gay. But, it is not likely the Magic will eventually acquire him, although they could be involved in the deal.
The Grizzlies are competing for a championship this year, but are trying to get under the luxury tax line and avoid paying the tax. A big way to do that would be to trade one of their bi...
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The Charlotte Bobcats are "aggressively" pursuing
Rudy Gay, but they "may not have enough," according Hoopsworld publisher Steve Kyler. And Kyler reports that he wouldn't be surprised to see the Orlando Magic play facilitator in getting Gay out of Memphis.
Kyler reports that "the Bobcats are looking for deals" and would ditch the "build...
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Rumors have been swirling that the Grizzlies are looking to trade Rudy Gay, but one report says they could keep him and trade Zach Randolph.
Source with a team interested in Rudy Gay: the Gay-for-Jared Dudley/Michael Beasley deal was leaked in order to generate more offers from around the league. The response when other GMs heard about the offer was, “Hey, we can do better than that.”
The Grizzlies, if they are going to move Gay, want a young SF on a smaller contract and a draft pick. The Wizards, as has been reported...
The chatter involving Memphis forward Rudy Gay isn’t going away, and league sources say the Grizzlies will take another stab at moving him before the trading deadline. If Gay is moved, one source said, expect it to be no sooner than right after the All-Star break.
Teams reportedly having the deepest discussions with the Grizzlies include Charlotte, Minnesota, Phoenix and, more...
The Memphis Grizzlies have been soiled in trade rumors for the past few weeks with Rudy Gay’s and Zach Randolph’s names being mentioned, but it looks as if those franchise guys will be saved thanks to a salary-cut trade the Grizzlies made with the Cleveland Cavaliers via Y! Sports: The Grizzlies traded forward Marreese Speights, guards [...]The post Report: Memphis Grizzlies...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. Indiana and Memphis entered their Monday match-up ranked as the two best defenses in the NBA.
The Pacers proved their billing as the NBA's top defensive team in a fitting result that came down to a free throw and a made shot that didn't beat the final buzzer.
George Hill's free throw with 1.4 seconds to play was the difference in Indiana's 82-81...
This would be considered a “salary cap” trade and it gets the Grizzlies about $6 million under the luxury tax without having to give up any of their star players.
The Grizzlies traded forward Marreese Speights, guards Wayne Ellington and Josh Selby and a second-round pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for guard Jon Leuer on Tuesday morning, sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Memphis Grizzlies, long rumored to be shopping Rudy Gay and Zach Randolph, have finally made a deal. But it's not for Gay or Z-Bo.
ESPN reports that the Grizzlies are shipping reserves Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington and Josh Selby (and likely a future-first round draft pick, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer (and likely...
It looks like the Memphis Grizzlies have found a way to stay under the dreaded luxury tax, while keeping both Zach Randolph and Rudy Gay.
Per Brian Windhorst, ESPN:
“The Grizzlies would send big man Marreese Speights, guard Wayne Ellington and guard Josh Selby to the Cavs for big man Jon Leuer. Cleveland would also receive a future first-round draft pick in the deal.”
MEMPHIS - Indiana's David West took one look at the instant replay monitor of Memphis forward Rudy Gay's alleged game-winning two-pointer and made his own ruling before the officials had a chance to confirm. "No"," West said, waving his hands. West was right. Gay's shot, which banked in from the left of the top of the key, was too late, allowing the...
Everyone was under the impression the it would be Rudy Gay on the move, but maybe not.
Source says that the Memphis Grizzlies may keep Rudy Gay, and instead trade Zach Randolph to the Houston Rockets. Houston loves Randolph.
— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) January 20, 2013
MEMPHIS -- Indiana Pacers forward David West took one look at the instant replay monitor of Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay's alleged game winning three-pointer and made his own ruling. "No," West said waving his hands. "Hell, no!" West was right. Gay's shot was too late, allowing the Pacers to skate out of FedExForum with an 88-87 victory on Monday...