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The Memphis Grizzlies are likely to hang onto Rudy Gay for the remainder of this season.
The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports that Gay has been told that he likely won't be dealt -- unless the franchise receives an offer that it can't refuse.
From the Commercial Appeal:
According to a person with knowledge of those conversations, Gay is
likely to remain a Grizzly through the end of this season. The message
to Gay at the moment is that if he is dealt by the league's Feb. 21
trade deadline, then the Griz will have been offered a no-brainer
For example, the Griz have entertained the Washington Wizards' offer
for Gay. The crux of that exchange would have the Griz receiving rookie
shooting guard Bradley Beal in a larger package.
Gay's name has also been linked to the Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings, and Golden State Warriors.
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Episode 38 of RAPS TALK (01.14.13) - Sean's in Cali for the week to catch his Niners, so U-E and Romy got you covered for this week's episode of the RAPS TALK podcast. This week the crew discusses the Raptors continued success, the Rudy Gay trade rumours, Steve Nash, Honey Nut Cheerios and we also have our regular segments "Hoop Heads Humour of the Week" and...
This weekend once again featured a ton of great plays, and below are just a few of them.
First what else is new we have an alley oop featuring Dwyane Wade and LeBron James.
Rudy Gay dunks on Manu Ginobili.
James Harden schools Jrue Holiday.
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