As the trade deadline nears, rumors continue to surface about who is on the trade block and which teams are interested in making moves. One of the teams reported to have interest in Gay is the Los Angeles Clippers. This comes as somewhat of a surprise, considering the Clippers are currently leading the Pacific Division and have one of the best records in the league. Additionally, the Clippers chemistry seems to be at an all-time high, as evidenced by their game winning streak that spanned the entire month of December. First of all, while the Clippers surely could use an upgrade at small forward, the impact of subtracting the players necessary to complete the package would be unknown.
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Can Rudy Gay regain form with Sacramento Kings?
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. He took shots with his Sacramento Kings teammates, making some and missing others but always firing away with a smooth stroke befitting someone who does this for a living. Yes, folks, he can still play this game. Indeed, he had a successful debut with the Kings on Friday night, scoring 24 points on 8-of shooting in a loss to Phoenix.
L.A. Clippers Shouldn't Push Hard for a Rudy Gay Trade
Rudy Gay is an electrifying player, but he is the Grizzlies' go-to guy only by seniority. Indeed, in the span of a few games, OJ Mayo has proven to be a more complete player on both ends of the floor. Rudy Gay has come through twice this year, once hitting a game-winning buzzer beater against Orlando, and another time hitting a pair of treys to seal the deal against the Warriors. While this has put the can on the discussion as to who is top dog for now, look for OJ Mayo to grow into more of a creator and leader on offense, and for Rudy Gay to settle into a secondary role as a slasher and finisher.