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Memphis Grizzlies trade Rudy Gay to Toronto

Discussion in 'Around The NBA' started by AuxiliaryPie, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. AuxiliaryPie

    AuxiliaryPie Real Cavs Fan

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  2. Rich

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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    It just depends on what it takes. If it's Andy + next years 1st + Dion and someone else..that's too much. Rudy Gay isn't good enough to mortgage the future for.
     
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  3. Lee

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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    Gay is a bit overrated, he is very inefficient. That said, he is athletic as all hell, can hit a 3 (takes a few too many) is only 26 and has never played with a ball handler like Kyrie. (sorry, conley isnt close to Kyrie). Plus with another ball handler in the lineup in Dion, he might be a great fit for sf.

    I would be for giving up Andy and a future first top 10 protected or so.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    Go after him. Then sit him down for the 4th quarter of every game like we do Kyrie.;)

    Finish the tank strong this season, then balls out next year. Kyrie, Dion, Gay, and Thompson is a hell of a core. With Zeller's development, could be sweet.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    Holy fuck PLEASE MAKE THIS HAPPEN
     
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    daytripper Miracle of Richfield

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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    That Gay contract is horrible but so is the Cavs situation at the forward position. Not sure how Memphis feels about Andy since they already have Gasol and ZBo who can play C. As I recall Hollinger loved Tristan in his draft rater and the Cavs supposedly tried to deal that #4 pick for Gay before the '11 draft.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    Andy + Walton + ?
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    If he was helping Memphis win ballgames, they would be able to live with the fact that he's overpaid. He doesn't seem to play winning basketball. His shot selection is suspect and he also seems like a guy who needs to have the ball in his hands. However, there is obviously a lot of talent there. Not sure what the Cavs FO thinks about him though. If they like him enough, I'm sure his contract wouldn't hold them back.

    It sounds good to get him for Andy/future 1st and then draft the best available big man this summer though.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    Memphis has played some good ball lately, and getting a big like Andy would be nice, but they're not in desperate need for Varejao with Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol down there. Although he would be a nice addition off their bench, just like any other team would like.

    If they were interested in a Varejao, possibly future 1st swap for Gay.. You almost have to take it considering he could add such a dynamic to the Cavs' team with Irving, Waiters, Thompson, etc.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    I am starting to think we should deal our first this year for a guy like Rudy. I don't see anything in the draft that will help us all that much.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    I'm laughing that some of you are really that picky. Yea, like you wouldn't take Rudy Gay. I think he is one of the best players in the league and underrated in my opinion. He is like a Melo that can play defense and isn't as selfish. And he is super clutch. How could you not want that? I'd be super excited if he went to Cle.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    That's a rather generous comparison.

    I don't think he's Melo by any means, but he does have a dynamic scoring game that could work very well with Irving and Waiters along side of him.

    I'd be very happy if the Cavs acquired Rudy Gay, but chances aren't in their favor unless the Grizzles really want to cut cost.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    I cant see Mem trading for AV. They have one of the best front courts in the NBA. If they were to do a deal, it would be a deal that would still keep them in contention. I only see Mem making a trade if they get a strong back court piece back along with a decent 3.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    Plus, Chris Grant loves having cap flexibility. Now, I'm no cap expert, but I do know that Gay has a max contract, and he may put a wrench in Grant's plan for future flexibility.

    Would we rather have Andy + whatever else we give up in a trade + cap flexibility (not just cap space for signing people, but the ability to act as a third team in deals)

    OR

    Rudy Gay

    Tough question. If we were to explore something like this, I hope to god there is protection on any picks we send.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    Gay's contract is massive, but his contract ends the season before Kyrie and Tristan would be up for their extensions.

    I'm not sure what it would take to get him, but if it's Andy and Dion or a future 1st, then I'm down.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    I don't think Memphis would want or really need Andy. If they need cap space then we give them a first round pick this year, Walton expiring, and either Gee or CJ for Rudy Gay. They get cap space, a high draft pick and a decent bench player then we turn around and trade Andy to OKC for that Toronto pick! ;)
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    If we can somehow get Rudy without giving up our draft pick, we'd be set. Draft Noel or Len and I think we're a playoff spot contending team. I don't know if we'd win a playoff series, but it would be an awesome team to watch.
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    Rudy gay is just what we need IMO. Love would be super nice but PF is solid with TT and SF is what is needed..how many SFs could we actually get that are better than Gay? Hopefully we have what the grizz want
     
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    Re: Rudy Gay being shopped by Grizz

    For next year's first AND Varejao+Dion? No, I would not take Rudy Gay at that price. He's not THAT good.
     
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