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, Wojnarowski reports the Grizzlies would likely receive a young player and a future draft pick in the deal in addition to whatever the third team would provide.
So the question Orlando has to ask if Memphis or Toronto would come calling trying to include Orlando in this deal is what would the team get out of it?
Jose Calderon's expiring deal would only be worth the money left on it if the Magic can rid themselves of one of their larger contracts -- Hedo Turkoglu, Glen Davis or Jameer Nelson -- and possibly receive some assets in return. Seeing as Wojnarowski reports the Raptors consider Ter...