Grizzlies send Rudy Gay to Raptors in three-team deal: trade breakdown

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Rudy Gay’s name has been floating around in trade rumors the past couple of weeks and finally the triggered has been pulled in our first major pre-trade deadline deal.  Gay heads from the Memphis Grizzlies to the Toronto Raptors in a three-team trade that also includes the Detroit Pistons.  Here is my trade breakdown.

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Are the Grizzlies Ready to Take the Next Step?

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I will admit it; I totally missed the boat on the Grizzlies last season.  I thought the Zach Randolph trade would terrorize the team.  Instead, Memphis was one of the pleasant surprised in the NBA even though they were still ten games back of the eighth and final spot in the Western Conference.  Can they build off last year’s performance or will they take a step backwards?

By: David Kay
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So Far, Marquee NBA Free Agents Staying Home

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LeBron, Wade, and Bosh are still undecided.  But so far free agency has not provided the roster shake-ups that most were expecting.  Joe Johnson and Rudy Gay surprised some by deciding to stay home (which will ultimately screw over one of the teams with a ton of cap space.)  To nobody’s surprise Dirk Nowitzki and Paul Pierce are also staying home.  Here are David’s thoughts on what has happened so far this off-season.

By: David Kay
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NBA Free Agent Small Forward Rankings

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Not sure if you heard, but at midnight EST tonight LeBron James will officially become a free agent.  No, seriously.  He will.  I know it hasn’t been talked about at all, but it’s a fact.  So will a whole bunch of other guys.  David Kay breaks down the top free agent small forwards that will hit the market when the clock strikes 12.

By: David Kay

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