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Via ESPN1500 Minnesota:
The talk around the NBA for a while now has been the repeated attempts of the Memphis Grizzlies to trade swing man Rudy Gay.
Gay, an extremely good player, is making over $16 million this season. A number reportedly a bit too high for the Grizzlies liking. Scheduled to make over $37 million over the next two years, it appears the time may be now for the two sides to part.
It appears the Grizzlies thought they found a trade partner in the Timberwolves, but that fell apart quickly.
One minute after free agency began in July 2010, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn reached out to the Octagon basketball group to arrange for a face-to-face visit with restricted free agent forward Rudy Gay.
A visit was agreed upon, but before Gay got on a flight for Minneapolis, he re-signed with Memphis for five years and $80 million.
Two-and-a-half years later, Gay is readily available — mostly because the Grizzlies, barring a trade of either ...
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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...
Rudy Gay hit a pullup jumper from 14 feet with 27.8 seconds left, and the Memphis Grizzlies held off the San Antonio Spurs 101-98 in overtime Friday night for their fourth straight victory and their first over their Southwest Division rival since the 2011 playoffs.
San Antonio had won five straight in the series since the Grizzlies upset the then-No. 1 seed in the opening round...
From Rudy Gay to DeMarcus Cousins to Pau Gasol, the rumblings of major deals in the NBA are picking up steam as the league approaches the Trade Deadline on Feb. 21.
And one teams owner has become vocal in just how active his team will be over the next five weeks.
"I would say there's a 100 percent chance we'll do something," Dallas Mavericks owner said in an interview...
MEMPHIS -- The Memphis Grizzlies don't blink.Not even when they are deluged with increasing trade rumors involving Rudy Gay. "You'd think with all the trade rumors that we were 10-24, not 24-10," Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley said. Not even when San Antonio point guard Tony Parker nailed a 3-point buzzer beater to send Friday's game into overtime. ...
I realize that we’ve been reporting on Rudy Gay trade rumors like we’re ESPN covering Tim Tebow, but here’s a nice quote from Rudy Gay himself on the response he’s been getting from other players when he speaks with them about all of the trade talk (courtesy of SlamOnline.com via Yahoo! Sports):
“It’s hard to talk to [Rondo] because he is always saying, ‘We need you...
Rudy Gay, of the Memphis Grizzlies, has been on the trade block for quite sometime; it was just last week when multiple scenarios presented last week with Gay and even teammate Zach Randolph. Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal reports Bradley Beal was a centerpiece for a recent offer: For example, the Griz have entertained the [...]The post Washington Wizards Reportedly Offered...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Rudy Gay hit a pullup jumper from 14 feet with 27.8 seconds left, and the Memphis Grizzlies held off the San Antonio Spurs 101-98 in overtime Friday night for their fourth straight victory overall and their first over their Southwest Division rival since the 2011 playoffs.
San Antonio had won five straight in the series since the Grizzlies upset the then-No...
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Add the Washington Wizards to the list of teams that are in the mix for the services of Grizzlies small forward Rudy Gay, according to a league source. Not clear on what the Wizards’ offer might be but was told it was “a good one.”
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MEMPHIS - If the Memphis Grizzlies' new owners indeed want to trade Rudy Gay to ease their future luxury tax, they may want to consider the Griz's 101-98 overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. Gay's 18-foot pullup jumper with 27.8 seconds left in the extra period gave Memphis a 99-98 lead, and reserve Darrell Arthur added a breakaway dunk with...
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.
“It’s hard to talk to [Rondo] because he is always saying, ‘We need you over here. We need you over here,’ ” Gay said. “So it’s not easy talking...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Reserves Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes each scored 16 points, and the Clippers easily routed the Memphis Grizzlies 99-73 Monday night with Chris Paul missing his first game this season because of a bruised right kneecap.
The matchup between two of the best teams in the West wasn't close much of the way. While Paul watched from the bench, the Grizzlies...
Wizards rookie guard Bradley Beal has not been mentioned in trade discussions with the Memphis Grizzlies involving swingman Rudy Gay, according to Beal’s agent, Mark Bartelstein.
The Memphis Commercial-Appeal reported Monday that the Grizzlies have “entertained” an offer from the Wizards that would include Beal in a larger package.”I’ve talked to both teams. There is absolutely...
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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