Rudy Gay joins on two-year deal with San Antonio Spurs

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As the rebuilding of teams continues, the San Antonio Spurs have acquired NBA veteran forward Rudy Gay from the Sacramento Kings.

The Spurs announced that they signed Gay in a two-year deal but as per team policy, the terms of the contract were not disclosed.

The 30-year old veteran averaged 18.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.8 assist and 1.47 steals per game for the Kings last season.

In addition, Gay just played 30 games last season when he suffered a torn left Achilles tendon last January 18 with Sacramento but he is expected by the Spurs to be healthy and ready for the 2017-18 season.

Gay was selected eight overall by the Houston Rockets in the 2006 NBA draft but he was traded then to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Shane Battier in  July 12, the same year.

The former University of Connecticut forward spent more than six seasons with Grizzlies before he was traded to Toronto on January 30, 2013 but he was moved immediately last December 9, 2010 to the Kings.

Meanwhile, Gay is one of the three playesr along with LeBron James and Russell Westbrook to record atleast 13,000 points, 4,000 rebounds and 1,000 steals since 2006.

Gay’s NBA career averages of 18.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.34 steals in 35.6 minutes.

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