HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS — Rudy Gay has been through the grinder over the course of his seven-plus years in the NBA. From prized prospect to apparent franchise cornerstone to the odd man out in Memphis.
A trade to Toronto last season, however, put a new spin on Gay’s career. He went from odd man out to welcomed with open arms by Raptors fans. Now all he has to do is lead them to the promised land (the playoffs) to finish the story … right?
Well, it’s never that easy. Especially not for a player with the combination of size, skill and athleticism Gay possesses. In a league with a fleet of elite wing players, guys like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and even newcomers like Paul George, Gay is still working to make a place for himself in that crowded field.
He discusses all of that and more in the latest installment of Hang Time One-On-One, where we dive a little deeper with the stars, role players, movers and shakers in the NBA: