While the Raptors were losing to the Warriors on Monday night, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that according to “sources with knowledge of the talks,” the Raptors and Grizzlies “are engaged in active trade discussions” with regards to Toronto acquiring Rudy Gay.
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Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Ed Davis, Jose Calderon, Memphis Grizzlies, Trade rumours on Jan 29, 2013
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Jose Calderon, Kyle Lowry, Trade rumours on Jan 28, 2013
For now, the Raptors don’t have a point guard controversy. Jose Calderon is the starter and Kyle Lowry comes off the bench. We can debate which player should play what role, but for the most part, Dwane Casey rolls with the hot hand at the point down the stretch of games, and both Lowry and Calderon seem content enough when manning the bench.
Controversy avoided, for now, but that also means that with no clear definitive answer at the point, both Raptors point guards are going to be the subject of rampant trade rumours over the next three and a half weeks leading up to the February 21 deadline, and the speculation has already begun in earnest.
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Trade rumours on Jan 14, 2013
If you stopped by RaptorBlog at all last week, you know that I wasn’t in favour of the Raptors trading for Rudy Gay anymore despite my opinion to the contrary in the summer. Well according to Doug Smith, I no longer have to worry…
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Trade rumours on Jan 09, 2013
With Rudy Gay trade rumours swirling, the Raptors have come up once again as a possible destination for the Grizzlies’ small forward.
In Zach Lowe’s latest piece for Grantland, the Raptors are listed as one of seven “sensible candidates” for Rudy Gay’s services. This past summer, or even earlier this season, anything that linked Gay to the Raptors would have started a giddy frenzy among Raps fans, and I would have been found smack dab in the middle of those hopeful supporters.
But now? Now the thought of acquiring Gay worries and scares me a hell of a lot more than it excites me.