The Rudy Gay Effect: How The Kings Almost Beat Manu and the Spurs

December 31, 2013

When Rudy Gay was traded from the Toronto Raptors to the Sacramento Kings, people wondered what kind of impact it would have on both teams. After all, in the past Gay has been the type of player that left a team in better shape upon his departure than he did upon arrival.

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But, even though the Raptors have seemingly improved since Gay was sent westward, the Kings have as well. So much so, in fact, that they almost took down the defending Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs.

In this latest breakdown, Coach Nick looks at Rudy Gay’s effect on the Kings, and how he helped Sacramento, the second worst team in the West, nearly topple the might Spurs.


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Daniel covers the NBA for SLAM Magazine and is the Editor-in-Chief of Lakers Nation. Follow Daniel on Twitter, @DanielBuergeLA.

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