Report: Rudy Gay Is Traded To Raptors In Three Team Trade

Report: Rudy Gay Is Traded To Raptors In Three Team Trade
Sports
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

The Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors have reached an agreement in principle on a trade that would send forward Rudy Gay to the Raptors, ESPN.com reported Wednesday, based on sources. 

The Gay trade appears to be part of a three-team deal.

In exchange for Gay, the Raptors will send forward/center Ed Davis and point guard Jose Calderon to the Grizzlies, who would then trade Calderon to a third team, which apparently will be the Detroit Pistons.

Sources told ESPN.com that the Pistons have agreed to send Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye to the Grizzlies to acquire Calderon.

Gay is averaging 17.2 points and 5.9 rebounds this season.

Calderon, who has started 30 of the 45 games he’s played, is averaging 11.1 points and 7.4 assists while hitting 42.6 percent of his three-point shots. Davis has started 24 of the 45 games he’s played this season and is averaging 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds.

Prince, 32, is averaging 11.7 points and 4.6 rebounds this season while starting all 45 games, and Daye, who has not made any starts, is averaging 5.1 points and 2.6 rebounds.

Memphis is also expected to receive a second-round pick from Toronto, while the Raptors will also get reserve center Hamed Haddadi from Memphis.

According to the report, the Dallas Mavericks also had an interest in Calderon, but would have had to send Vince Carter to Memphis, and the Mavs were unwilling to do that.

via Sports Xchange

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Julian Sonny

From the sandy beaches of Hawaii, to the streets of New York: Julian has seen it all. His lifetime of travels has given him a broad scope of knowledge and an eclectic taste unlike any other in the tri-state area. Julian has often been compared to cultural icon, The Rock, because of his unequivocal work ethic and warrior-like stature.

More In Sports

Also On Elite

News

Is American Apparel Wrong, Or Does Sex Still Sell?

From bent-over girls and see-through blouses to suggestively sexual positions and actions, American Apparel blatantly and boldly fuels the fire to the sex-driven culture in which we live. American Apparel has always been known to advertise its products by sexualizing models, pretty much to the point of softcore porn. This time, the company traveled to new, […]

Film

4 Ways Mrs. Doubtfire Taught This Generation Genuine Life Lessons

In 1994, I remember wading through aisles upon aisles in a shopping cart as my mother looked for Mother’s Day gifts for my grandmother. The one gift upon which she settled was “Mrs. Doubtfire.” Little did I know that this one, simple purchase would later impact my life in such a profound and influential manner. […]

Dating

10 Definitive Ways To Tell You’re In Love With The Right Someone

Falling in love is one of the most exciting, rewarding and scariest things you could ever do. Once you’re in love with someone, it’s hard to remember how you lived without him or her. Of course, you were alive before you met this person, but you really didn’t start “living” until the two of you […]

Life

We May Love The Fantasy Of YA Novels, But Boring Love Stories Are The Best Kind

I’m not the only 20-something in the world who loves John Green. Especially during the past few years, I’ve become acutely aware of this fact. His stories are compulsively readable — not dissimilar from the way YA novels tend to be. Yet somehow, he manages to insert insight and intelligence in a way most YA […]

Music

Kanye West Fired His DJ Because He Was Legitimately Terrible And Here’s Proof

Kanye West recently fired his DJ, Million Dollar Mano. It turns out Mano wasn’t performing anywhere near the level clearly expected of him. I imagine Kanye has pretty high standards in general, but, amazingly, this isn’t a case of Kanye running wild with hubris. In this situation, West was totally in the right. If you […]