Since the offseason opened and the NBA trade rumors come to life, Rudy Gay has been one of the names that are often associated with trading talks. Reports have it that Gay will be joining another team in the upcoming NBA season and that he might land in any of the following teams Miami Heat, Houston Rocket or Minnesota Timberwolves.
There is no doubt that Rudy Gay is one of the valuable players in Sacramento King. But things between Gay and Kings are no longer turning as they were, so both parties decide to part ways.
Reports are rife that Rudy Gay might be joining Derrick Williams and Hassan Whiteside in Miami Heat. According to Miami Herald Gay and Heat have mutual interest with each other. However, despite their shared interest in each other, Heat reportedly lacks the tradable asset to acquire Gay.
Rudy Gay has a $14.2 million player option in the NBA 2017-18 season. This is quite a huge amount. Also, players that will sign this month cannot be traded until Dec. 15.
Another team that could potentially include Rudy Gay in their roster is Houston Rockets. Per Christian Today, at the time Rockets is rebuilding their roster after losing Dwight Howard. The former Rockets center has signed with the Atlanta Hawks.
Other sources claim that Rudy Gay could also join Kevin Garnett and Andrew Wiggins in Minnesota Timberwolves. Per iTech Post, there are rumors that the Sacramento Kings and Timberwolves are in trade talks involving Ricky Rubio and Rudy Gay.
Darren Wolfson of KSTP Radio reported that Ricky Rubio will be with Timberwolves at the opening of the upcoming NBA season. However, chances are high that the point guard will be traded to Sacramento Kings.
Kings are reportedly eyeing Ricky Rubio to form a power duo with DeMarcus Cousins. As an exchange, Kings will send off their veteran forward Rudy Gay to Minnesota Timberwolves.
Aside from these teams, Parent Herald previously reported that Los Angeles Lakers is also interested in signing Rudy Gay. In fact, the team is willing to trade Nick Young and Lou Williams to acquire Kings small forward.
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