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Posts Tagged ‘ Rudy Gay ’

Pistons offer Stuckey, Villanueva for Rudy Gay

  After recently shedding the contract of Andrea Bargnani, new Raptors GM Masai Ujiri has been getting a lot of calls from teams seeking well-paid talent.   ESPN is reporting that the Detroit Pistons have offered a package of Rodney Stuckey and Charlie Villanueva for the talented SF Rudy Gay. GM Joe Dumars is...
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Randolph on post-Gay Grizzlies: “we’re a better team”

  I was one of the many who blasted thw Memphis Grizzlies for trading Rudy Gay and his max contract for more economical players. Since then, Tayshaun Prince has assumed the starting small forward spot and the team has flourished. After a 1-3 stretch immediately following the trade, they are now 14-3. “I think...
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Did Grizzlies trade Gay too soon?

  The Memphis Grizzlies finally moved Rudy Gay last week. Not only did the trade come after the team shopped him harder than a ‘Pekovic screen’ for months, it also came a week after they had already cleared roughly $6 million in salaries by trading Mareese Speights et al to Cleveland. That move allowed them to get...
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Grizzlies also acquire Prince, Daye

  The Memphis Grizzlies have filled their small forward void just hours after agreeing to trade Rudy Gay to Toronto. The Detroit Pistons will send Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye to Memphis in exchange for Jose Calderon, according to ESPN. The Gay trade ends up being one big deal involving three teams. A former...
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Grizzlies, Raptors agree on Rudy Gay trade

  According to sources at ESPN, the Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors have a deal in place that sends Rudy Gay north of the border. Toronto will also get center Hamed Haddadi in exchange for forward Ed Davis, point guard Jose Calderon, and a future 2nd round pick. Calderon, sources add, will then be moved on...
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Raptors favorites to land Rudy Gay

  The Toronto Raptors continue to be the favorites to land Rudy Gay, but it isn’t coming without effort. Sources say it is proving difficult to find a third team to take on Jose Calderon. Memphis apparently is done with aging Spanish point guards (see Juan Carlos Navarro). According to Marc Stein, Toronto is reportedly also...
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Rudy Gay to Lakers for Pau Gasol, again?

  I know what you’re thinking but, I swear, it wasn’t me this time. A year ago I proposed a trade, involving three teams, sending Rudy Gay to the Lakers. Today, Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting a similar trade is possible. The Boston Celtics have held exploratory trade talks with the Memphis Grizzlies on Rudy...
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NBA Announces All-Star Reserves

  WESTERN CONFERENCE RESERVES: Russell Westbrook OKC  3rd (straight) selection  23 pts & 8 rebs; 3 games w/ 13 assts Tony Parker SAS  5th selection (2nd straight)  52% FG tops amongst guards James Harden HOU  1st selection   5th in scoring at 26 ppg (scored 45 pts at Atlanta) Zach Randolph MEM  2nd selection   27 doubles-doubles (leads the league) LaMarcus Aldridge POR  2nd selection   20...
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Howard re-injures shoulder

  The end of first halves on the road haven’t been kind to Dwight Howard lately. On Sunday, the Lakers center was ‘bogus-ly’ ejected following a weak double technical foul with  Raptors guard Alan Anderson. On Wednesday night, Howard re-injured his bad shoulder while setting a pick on Grizzlies small forward Rudy Gay. Center...
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Grizzlies trade Ellington, Speights to Cavaliers

  We have our first trade of the season….not the regular the season, the trade season. The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer, according to a source. The Grizzlies will save approximately $6 million with the...
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Bobcats “very active” in trade talks

  The Charlotte Bobcats are open to making a move before the Feb. 21 deadline. “We’re very active – our owner wants us to be active,’’ Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins said. Higgins said owner Michael Jordan has given Higgins and general manager Rich Cho “the green light to go out and...
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Report: Grizzlies leaked Rudy Gay trade rumors

  Rich Bucher, formerly of ESPN, gave us this juicy nugget late Friday night: “Source with a team interested in Rudy Gay: the Gay-for-Jared Dudley/Michael Beasley deal was leaked in order to generate more offers from around the league.” The Washington Wizards appear to be the main target of this ellaborate ruse. The report...
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Is management sabotaging the Grizzlies?

  January has been an up and down month for Memphis. For every epic win against a contender there was a blowout loss to a lottery team. Perhaps it’s the dog days of a long season wearing down the Grizzlies. Maybe they just weren’t as good as their 12-1 start had suggested. Nah, it’s more than that....
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Recap: Clippers dominate Grizzlies without CP3

  If Chris Paul is an MVP candidate then Rudy Gay should run for president. With Chris Paul out, the Clippers continued to run like a well-oiled machine Monday night. But without Rudy Gay out with a death in the family, the Grizzlies just couldn’t score. This game was decided in the 1st half. It...
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Playoff Preview? Grizzlies send message to Warriors

BREAKING NEWS: Rudy Gay made it through Wednesday night without being traded. The Grizzlies entered this matchup of 4 vs 5 out West (a potential 1st round matchup) having owned the Warriors in recent history. I’d say a message was sent up in the Bay Area. It was a textbook game by the road...
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