CSN Bay Area "Gifted. Elite talent. One of the best in the game. Confrontational. Difficult. Mercurial. Obstinate. Unwilling to change. Who am I describing, DeMarcus Cousins or George Karl? They are two sides of the same coin. They would never admit it, but they are a lot more alike than you can..." May 06
Injury Update: Rajon Rondo ("Turf Toe”) &
Rudy Gay (Right Shoulder Strain) are PROBABLE. Seth Curry (Right Foot Sprain) is OUT.
Sounds like Kings forward Rudy Gay pushing for a trade before Thursday's 3 pm EST deadline, per Basketball Insiders.
Hot Hot Hoops "It's not going to be easy. Any trade the Miami Heat attempt to do make is going to cost them. But we have a new report that the Miami Heat are talking with teams about adding wing help to their roster, and one player that has been mentioned is Rudy Gay. Mike Wallace was the one who said the..." February 08
Clips Nation "It should come as no surprise that the Clippers are active "buyers" this trade deadline--the team is talented, but with the historically great Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs leading the conference by a mile, Doc Rivers has no choice but to do his best to take some risks and upgrade..." February 03
ESPN "The Sacramento Kings are indeed willing to trade Rudy Gay, sources say, after fairly frequent speculation on that topic in recent weeks. However ... It's conditional willingness. Sacramento is said to be seeking a quality young player in return if it parts with Gay. Or a player they like..." January 29
The Score "The Sacramento Kings announced Wednesday that Rudy Gay will not play in Thursday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans. The dynamic swingman suffered a corneal abrasion after getting poked in the eye by Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker on Monday. Gay sat out Tuesday's loss to the..." January 28
No Rudy Gay (eye injury) tonight vs. Blazers according to Sacramento Bee. Kings lost last night in double OT.
Injury Update: Rudy Gay is OUT (left heel contusion).
SLAM Online "The Kings and Pelicans are in continuing trade talks involving Rudy Gay. Sacramento reportedly turned down New Orleans’ offer involving Eric Gordon and Alonzo Gee, while earlier this week, the Pelicans were not interested in giving up Ryan Anderson for Gay. " January 17
CSN Bay Area "The Sacramento Kings may have made a play for New Orleans Pelicans forward and Sacramento native Ryan Anderson. The Kings offered veteran forward Rudy Gay in a straight swap for Anderson, but were rebuffed by the Pelicans front office, according to Sheridan Hoops. The report also states that..." January 15
Sheridan Hoops "Need a forward? Rudy Gay is available, multiple league sources tell SheridanHoops.com. And the list does not end there. Ryan Anderson is on the wish list of several teams. Josh Smith can be had … again. Markieff Morris is playing again in what looks like a showcase. Terrence Jones’ name..." January 14
Rudy Gay says at shootaround he's good to play tonight.
Rudy Gay has been downgraded to doubtful for today's game in Orlando.
Pro Basketball Talk "The veteran Rudy Gay was trying to back down the rookie Justise Winslow in the third quarter — but Winslow is a strong defender. Period. Not just for a rookie. Gay spun and tried to go up, Winslow got his arm in there and stripped the ball — Gay suffered what the team would later describe as a..." November 20
CSN Bay Area "There’s never a dull moment with the Sacramento Kings. According to the team’s official injury report, Rudy Gay is doubtful for tonight’s game with gastroenteritis. The 29-year-old forward somewhat broke the news himself, when he turned to Snapchat to post a picture of himself from a hospital..." November 13
Sacramento Bee "Without DeMarcus Cousins, it’s not unreasonable to expect Rudy Gay to do more. Gay expects more from himself. But Gay has struggled as the Kings have dropped five games in a row, the last four without Cousins. Cousins hopes to return from a strained right Achilles’ on Monday night, when the..." November 09
Names continue to emerge for Team USA camp, on Kings front, DeMarcus Cousins will 100% be there. As of last month, Rudy Gay was planning too
The Kings have continued a dialogue w/ Josh Smith, according to a league source. In contrast to Rudy Gay's snap, nothing is close, however.
CBS Sports "The Sacramento Kings' offseason somehow keeps getting funnier. Here's Rudy Gay's Snapchat story, starring free agent Josh Smith: "He a king next," wow. This is a truly perfect NBA social media moment. Please take a moment to imagine this starting lineup: Rajon Rondo, Marco Belinelli, Gay, Smith..." July 05
CBS Sports "At the end of Yahoo Sports' bombshell report of George Karl pushing for DeMarcus Cousins to be traded from Sacramento was word that Cousins isn't the only player who could potentially be on the move this summer. The rest of the roster-- and most notably Rudy Gay-- could be on the trade..." June 23
Karl said he expects Rudy Gay to be out at least 4-5 days as he undergoes concussion protocol.
Sactown Royalty "Omri Casspi has missed 13 of the last 18 games as he's dealt with a knee contusion, but after participating in his first full practice in a while yesterday, Casspi has been upgraded as probable for tonight's game against the Miami Heat. Casspi, when healthy, has been one of Sacramento's best..." January 16
Rudy Gay doubtful for tomorrow’s game against the Heat. Omri Casspi and Carl Landry are questionable. Ramon Sessions is out.
CBS Sports Fantasy News "Kings small forward Rudy Gay has sustained a left knee strain in Tuesday's game against the Mavericks and will not return, the team announced. " January 14
Injury Update: Rudy Gay (Right Achilles Tendinitis) & Darren Collison (Left Quadriceps Strain) are Questionable for 11/28 game vs Spurs.
Sacramento Bee "Rudy Gay is committed to the Kings for the 2014-15 season after exercising his player option worth $19.3 million. And while he says he likes the Kings’ direction thus far, he is no rush to think beyond next season. After watching the Kings beat the Charlotte Hornets 72-65 in a summer league..." July 15
NBA.com "Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay has exercised his contract option for the 2014-15 season, General Manager Pete D’Alessandro announced today. “We’re thrilled that Rudy will return to Sacramento next season,” said Kings Chairman and Majority Owner Vivek Ranadivé. “He quickly demonstrated..." June 25
Basketball Insiders "When Rudy Gay arrived in Sacramento on Tuesday to meet with Kings management and ownership about his future with the organization, he was greeted by dozens of fans at the airport, all urging him to remain with the team. The Kings’ brass are hoping that the message from the fans, co-signed by..." June 11
I am hearing that it does not look like Isaiah Thomas will play again today. Nothing on Rudy Gay yet.
NBA.com "He says he has not made a decision on the $19.3 million on the table or whether he wants to remain with the Kings at any price. He has so not made a decision, Rudy Gay insists, that he is asked to list a couple factors that will go into the final call and responds, “I don’t know.” It is long..." April 01
Sacramento Bee "It was a bold move that signified the Kings would no longer see “cash considerations” as a primary asset gained through trades. In December, new Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro, with the blessing of principal owner Vivek Ranadive, acquired three players from Toronto, with the headliner..." March 31
Quincy Acy is out for tonight. The starting lineup is staying the same, meaning Rudy Gay is starting.
Toronto Sun "“There’s no hard feelings. There’s no ill-intention. I have no problem with these guys at all. I’m happy for them. These are my friends.” That’s how Rudy Gay summed up his thoughts on his old team going 27-14 since shipping him to the Sacramento Kings. He’s glad they’re doing well and just..." March 07
Toronto Sun "If you blinked, you might have missed the Rudy Gay era. The talented swingman played just 51 games for the Raptors before being dealt to Sacramento on Dec. 8, less than a year after he was brought over from Memphis. He returns to town for the first time on Friday. What kind of reception will he..." March 06
Update: Rudy Gay (Flu) is active for today's game in Washington. #ForeverPurple
Just informed that Rudy Gay is out with the flu. Marcus Thornton out with left hip comtusion.
Toronto Sun "Only after his team had left the gym for the most part and after he had put up dozens of three pointers did Rudy Gay finally walk over and address a small band of Toronto media awaiting their first words with him since the big trade. Gay was cordial, shaking everyone’s hands and willing to..." February 06
Kings coach Michael Malone says Rudy Gay is ahead of DeMarcus Cousins coming back from injury. Possible Rudy will play tomorrow #NBAKings
An MRI reveals a sprain for Rudy Gay, league source tells Yahoo. He'll be in a walking boot for 3-to-5 days, then re-evaluated.
Injury Update: Rudy Gay (Left Achilles) will not return to tonight's game. #ForeverPurple
SB Nation "Kevin Durant has been grabbing all the headlines of late thanks to his insane run of scoring, and he did it again on Tuesday with a 46-point effort in a win over the Portland Trail Blazers. However, Durant had company in the 40-point club on the evening: Rudy Gay. Gay notched 41 points, eight..." January 22
SB Nation "The Raptors aren't the only ones who benefited from the Rudy Gay trade. Two incontrovertible facts succeeded the Rudy Gay trade: 1. The Raptors improved by leaps and bounds. 2. Rudy Gay improved by leaps and bounds. The Raptors' rise has been well-documented to date. Toronto is now..." January 14
Rudy Gay will play and start for Kings. #ATLHawks
USA Today "Rudy Gay bounced a basketball inside his new team's practice facility on Thursday – hundreds of times, in fact, and without dribbling off of his foot even once. He took shots with his Sacramento Kings teammates, making some and missing others but always firing away with a smooth stroke..." December 13
Greivis Vasquez has been cleared to join the Raptors. Gay, Gray and Acy will practice today in Sacramento and are available vs. Suns on Fri.
Toronto Sun "Before every NBA game, you'll see players asking to get additional tickets for friends and family with team staff scrambling to oblige. The process took an odd twist on Sunday in Los Angeles, when Rudy Gay learned he was about to be traded to the Sacramento Kings by the Raptors. Gay was..." December 12
Rudy Gay, Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray will not play for Kings vs. Jazz. Greivis Vasquez won't have physical until Thursday, per @RaptorsMR.
Toronto Sun "Masai Ujiri is thinking long-term and is thrilled to have rid himself of Rudy Gay’s albatross of a contract. Sure, he hedged a bit on Monday, just 30 minutes after the seven-player deal with the Sacramento Kings was officially completed, saying he was aiming to make the Raptors better both now..." December 10