SAN ANTONIO (July 6, 2017) – The San Antonio Spurs as we speak introduced that they’ve signed ahead Rudy Gay. Per staff coverage, phrases of the contract weren’t introduced.
Gay, 6-Eight/230, holds profession averages of 18.four factors, 5.9 rebounds, 2.three assists and 1.34 steals in 35.6 minutes whereas capturing .452 from the sector and .345 from three-point vary in 753 complete appearances. He’s one in every of 4 gamers within the NBA to common at the very least 15.zero factors and 5.zero rebounds in every of the final 10 seasons, together with Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James and Spurs ahead LaMarcus Aldridge.
Final season with Sacramento, Gay averaged 18.7 factors, 6.three rebounds, 2.Eight assists and 1.47 steals in 33.Eight minutes whereas capturing .455 (201-442) from the ground and .372 (42-113) from past the arc in 30 video games. The 11-year veteran has spent the final three-plus years with the Kings, together with the 2014-15 marketing campaign when he averaged a career-high 21.1 factors.
The previous College of Connecticut ahead was initially drafted by Houston within the first spherical of the 2006 NBA Draft (eighth general) earlier than being dealt to Memphis on July 12, 2006. After spending his first six-plus seasons with the Grizzlies, Homosexual was traded to Toronto on Jan. 30, 2013. Enjoying elements of two seasons with the Raptors, he was moved on Dec. 9, 2013 to Sacramento.
Gay is considered one of three gamers within the NBA, together with James and Russell Westbrook, to report at the very least 13,000 factors, four,000 rebounds and 1,000 steals since 2006.