Rudy Gay Re-Signs With Spurs


The  San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have re-signed forward Rudy  Gay. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.   

Gay is one of three players in the NBA, along with LeBron James and  Russell Westbrook, to record at least 14,000 points, 4,000 rebounds and  1,000 steals since he was drafted in 2006. 

The  12-year veteran appeared in 57 games for the Spurs last season and averaged 11.5 points, 5.1 rebounds  and 1.3 assists in 21.6 minutes while shooting a career-high .471  (253-537) from the floor. 

He holds career averages of 17.9 points, 5.9  rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.30 steals in 34.6 minutes while shooting .453 from the field and .343 from three-point range in  810 total contests.    

The former University of Connecticut forward was originally drafted by  Houston in the first round of the 2006 NBA Draft (8th overall) before  being dealt to Memphis on July 12, 2006. 

After spending his first  six-plus seasons with the Grizzlies, Gay was traded to Toronto on Jan. 30, 2013. 

Playing parts of two seasons with the  Raptors, he was moved on Dec. 9, 2013 to Sacramento. 

Gay spent  three-plus years with the Kings, including the 2014-15 campaign when he  averaged a career-high 21.1 points, before signing with San Antonio on July 6, 2017.

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