Originally written January 12, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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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. "It's always like a playoff game against them, even in the regular season," Memphis guard Tony Allen said. "It's hard to touch the heart of a champion." But the Grizzlies did. Gay brushed off trade talk by scoring a team-high 23 points and hitting a lead-grabbing 14-foot pull-up jumper with 27.8 seconds left in the extra period for a 101-98 victory in the battle of the Southwest Division's top two teams. "That's the best team in our division and we're right behind them, so that was a huge win," said Gay, who has been mentioned as prime trade bait, because...
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