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Rudy Gay headed for surgery Monday to repair ruptured Achilles

Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay will be out the rest of the season and needs surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. Kings say forward Rudy Gay will have surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Monday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC. — Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) January 22, 2017 An MRI Thursday confirmed Gay had suffered an Achilles injury...
Via Sportsnaut
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

What’s next for Rudy Gay and the Sacramento Kings?

On Wednesday night, the Sacramento Kings were dealt a major blow when the franchise’s starting small forward and arguably second best player, Rudy Gay, ruptured his left Achilles. The recovery time after reconstructive surgery can range anywhere from six months to a whole year. It’s safe to say that he will not play again this season, even if the Kings make the playoffs. First...
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay had to be carried off the court after ugly injury

With under 30 seconds left in the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Kings-Pacers game at Golden 1 Center, Rudy Gay dribbled down the baseline and went down on the ground with a non-contact injury. He was unable to get back up on his own and had to be carried off by court by teammates and the Sacramento training staff. Here’s video: Preliminary tests unfortunately indicate...
Via The Comeback
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Kings believe Rudy Gay has torn Achilles

The Sacramento Kings’ hopes of nabbing the final playoff seed in the Western Conference may have just been dashed. The Kings announced that preliminary tests by their medical staff indicated that forward Rudy Gay suffered a torn left Achilles in a loss to the Pacers Wednesday. An MRI scheduled for Thursday will confirm the diagnosis. Gay’s left leg appeared to give way on a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: CK Nation Post Game Show #6: Too much LeBron James

DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and a season-high 11 assists and Rudy Gay scored 23 points for the Kings, who fell to 1-4 on their seven-game homestand. Leo Beas and Matt George break down the game and what is to come for the Sacramento Kings in the upcoming weeks.
Via Cowbell Kingdom
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Rudy Gay Drawing Trade Interest From Thunder, Rockets

Rudy Gay is expected to opt out of his contract and become an NBA free agent next summer, which means the Sacramento Kings should move him before the trade deadline to avoid losing him without getting anything in return. There are a few teams interested in him, too. “There’s no question Oklahoma City. Indiana has had interest in him,” Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski said...
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder interested in Rudy Gay

Could the Oklahoma City Thunder be Rudy Gay’s golden ticket out of Sacto? According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Thursday, the Thunder are interested in “bigger wings” including Gay. The logic goes that such an acquisition would allow OKC to slide everybody down to their intended spots with Victor Oladipo moving into a bench role and Andre Roberson going back to defending...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kings were in serious talks with Thunder on a Rudy Gay-Cameron Payne trade

Rudy Gay wants out of Sacramento, and the Kings attempted to grant his request to be traded, but those plans fell through after the player the Kings wanted in exchange suffered an injury. Per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Kings were “seriously engaged” with the Thunder on a deal for second-year point guard Cameron Payne that would’ve included Gay, but negotiations...
Via The Sports Daily
October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Kings, Heat Discussed Three-Player Deal Involving Rudy Gay

The Sacramento Kings haven’t made the playoffs since 2005-06, and their 10-season drought is the second-longest in the NBA behind the Minnesota Timberwolves. Teams that employ small forward Rudy Gay, which the Kings currently do, tend to improve after he leaves (just look at the Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors, for example). So, should the Kings try to move Gay before he’s...
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Heat, Kings discussing Goran Dragic-Rudy Gay swap

Could a return to the Western Conference be in store for Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic? According to a report by Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders on Tuesday, the Heat and the Sacramento Kings have discussed a trade centered around Dragic in exchange for Rudy Gay and Darren Collison. The two sides are said to be “kicking the tires” on the potential deal at the moment...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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