Found January 08, 2013 on
The Memphis Grizzlies and Phoenix Suns are engaged in trade talks that center around small forward Rudy Gay, per Yahoo Sports.
According to sources, the Grizzlies have been shopping Gay to multiple teams and have found interest from the Suns. While there is no framework for the deal just yet, apparently the Grizzlies have expressed strong interest in the deal centering around Jared Dudley and first round draft picks.
What can be viewed as a money move, it appears the Grizzlies are attempting to avoid having to pay luxury tax in the next couple years. Not to mention Gay is owed $17.8 million this season and $19.3 million next.
BEST OF MAXIM
Rudy Gay is a valuable part of the Memphis Grizzlies, some may even say their MVP.
So why are the Grizzlies seemingly in a rush to trade the 6-foot-8 forward?
It doesnt seem to make much sense, especially when you consider the Grizzlies are 22-10 and own the fourth-best record in the West.
But the quick and easy answer is Gays contract. He is due to earn more than 16 million...
Following a report Friday on Grantland.com which revealed that according to league sources, team officials have engaged in preliminary talks with other teams that Rudy Gay could be available via trade, the seven-year veteran still believes he’ll remain in Memphis.
“As of right now, yeah, I do,” said Gay, when asked if he believes he will finish out the season in Memphis. “I...
Reports would indicate that the Memphis Grizzlies are shopping small forward, Rudy Gay. Gay’s name has been mentioned in trade talks as of late, as the Grizzlies look for a suitable deal that would net them value and get them under the luxury tax, in hopes that they may shift their personnel.
The Grizz, who currently sit 2nd in the West’s Southwest division (22-10) behind...
You would think that Rudy Gay was Katherine Webb if you looked at the demand that he’s been generating from NBA teams on the trade market. We recently told you about a trade rumor linking Rudy Gay to the Phoenix Suns, but now you can add the Toronto Raptors to the list of teams who have reportedly expressed an interest in acquiring the 6-8 swingman from the Grizzlies.
Rudy Gay to the Suns?
The Memphis Grizzlies are shopping star small forward Rudy Gay, and the Phoenix Suns are interested, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.
Woj says there's no framework for a deal, but the Grizz are asking for Jared Dudley and future first-round draft picks.
The Grizzlies want to get out of paying the luxury tax and out from under...
Man, that would suck.
Everything that Toronto touches, turns to ass.
And Rudy Gay is a fun player to watch, but things could change if Toronto has their way:
“Sources told ESPN.com this week that the Raptors — who tried to make a play for Gay before the 2012 NBA Draft — remain seriously “interested” in the Grizzlies’ leading scorer and are trying to assemble trade packages...
Zach Randolph had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 18 points and the Memphis Grizzlies completed a 3-0 road trip with a 94-87 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.
Mike Conley added 16 points and Marc Gasol finished with 12 points and nine rebounds to help Memphis make its quick West Coast swing more memorable. The Grizzlies (23-10) also won at Phoenix...
The Raptors are said to be offering a package centered around Jose Calderon, Ed Davis and future picks for Rudy Gay.
The news that Samardo Samuels had been waived by the Cavaliers this weekend was a major bummer.
I enjoyed Samardo playing in Cleveland over the last few years and will miss having him around.
On the Stepien Rules Facebook page I went into more detail this morning. I only bring it up here, too, in order to enter these sentiments for the record.
The Rudy Gay...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Zach Randolph had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 18 points and the Memphis Grizzlies completed a 3-0 road trip with a 94-87 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.
Mike Conley added 16 points and Marc Gasol finished with 12 points and nine rebounds to help Memphis make its quick West Coast swing more memorable. The Grizzlies...
Zach Randolph scored 21 points and Rudy Gay added 20 to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 92-81 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.
Tony Allen scored 11 and Marc Gasol had 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who have won three of their last five games.
P.J. Tucker scored a career-high 17 points and Marcin Gortat added 12 points and rebounds for the Suns. Guards...
We all heard the news about Rudy Gay being on the trading block down in Memphis. But now the rumor is that the Grizzlies are willing to hear out offers for the monster, Zach Randolph. There are quite a few teams who could make some reasonable offers. Keep an eye on this.