Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 1/10/13

LEXINGTON, KY - JANUARY 22: Rajon Rondo #4 of Kentucky shoots the ball around the reach of Glen Davis #34 of LSU during the game on January 22, 2005 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 89-58. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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Rudy Gay has been the subject of many trade speculations recently, including some that linked him to the Celtics. It turns out that there might potentially be some substance to those. When it comes to luring players to Boston, you cannot say "Oh we have great weather, low tax rates and and awesome media scene." I mean you could, but that would be lying. Thus the Celtics are left with a professionally run organization (which means a lot if you look around), a player's coach and a great franchise player for whom the sky is still the limit. Of course he's going to pitch the idea to his friends, especially when they want to talk to him for advice. Whether it’s close friend Rajon Rondo, Jarrett Jack, or other basketball colleagues, Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay has been leaning on his circle of NBA friends to get him through recent trade speculation. While Rondo, according to Gay, is giving sound advice, the Boston Celtics guard can’t help being a little selfish. “It’s hard to talk to
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