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Rudy Gay
20.0 6.0 2.9
Team: SacramentoHeight: 6-8 Born: 8/17/1986
Position: FWeight: 230 Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
College: ConnecticutDraft: 1st Round 8th pick by Rockets (2006)

Latest News
June 25 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET20:20 GMT4:20 1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST0:20 UAE (+1)22:2016:20 ET3:20 PM CT19:20 - Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay has exercised his $19.3 million player option for next season.
Analysis: Gay averaged 20.1 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 55 games for Sacramento after being acquired in a trade from Toronto. Gay's agent, Jeff Austin, says the sides plan to discuss a potential long-term deal before Gay will be an unrestricted free agent next summer.
Apr. 15 6:26 PM PT7:26 PM MT8:26 PM CT9:26 PM ET1:26 GMT9:26 6:26 PM MST8:26 PM EST5:26 UAE (+1)03:2621:26 ET8:26 PM CT0:26 - Gay is dealing with a sore back.
Analysis: It's uncertain if he will play Wednesday.
Apr. 9 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CT3:22 - Rudy Gay sat out of Sacramento's game on Tuesday night because of a back injury.
Analysis: The forward scored 32 points on Sunday, but was not able to give it a go versus Oklahoma City.
Apr. 6 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST6:43 UAE (+1)04:4322:43 ET9:43 PM CT1:43 - Gay scored 32 points, but it wasn't enough on Sunday as Sacramento lost to Dallas 93-91.
Analysis: Gay has scored 30 or more points in all three games versus Dallas this season, and is averaging 32.3 per game on the Mavericks in 2013-14.
Mar. 30 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE07:291:29 ET12:29 AM CT4:29 - After being held to single digits in his previous game, Gay had 30 points in a 103-100 loss to Dallas on Saturday.
Analysis: Gay, averaging 20.0 points this season, had seven points on 3-of-11 shooting in a loss at Oklahoma City on Friday. He made 11 of 19 shots Saturday.
Mar. 19 9:59 PM PT10:59 PM MT11:59 PM CT12:59 AM ET4:59 GMT12:59 9:59 PM MST11:59 PM EST8:59 UAE05:590:59 ET10:59 PM CT3:59 - Gay scored 24 points in Tuesday's overtime win over Washington, including 16 points in the fourth quarter and overtime.
Analysis: Gay was 10 of 17 from the field, bouncing back nicely after combining to go 11 for 27 with 27 points over his previous two contests.
Mar. 13 9:52 PM PT10:52 PM MT11:52 PM CT12:52 AM ET4:52 GMT12:52 9:52 PM MST11:52 PM EST8:52 UAE05:520:52 ET10:52 PM CT3:52 - Gay scored 20-plus for the 10th time in 13 games with 27 in Wednesday's victory at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Gay was 5 of 12 from the field and could be coming back to Earth in terms of efficiency. He's shooting 42.2 percent over his last four contests after shooting 50.0 percent or better in six straight.
Mar. 12 10:44 PM PT11:44 PM MT12:44 AM CT1:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:441:44 ET11:44 PM CT4:44 - Gay scored 20 in Tuesday's loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Gay was just 8 for 21 from the field after shooting 50.0 percent or better in seven of his previous eight contests.
Mar. 10 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE05:340:34 ET10:34 PM CT3:34 - Gay continued his strong stretch of play with 20 points on 9-of-18 shooting in Sunday's loss to Brooklyn.
Analysis: Gay is averaging 23.0 points on 51.5 percent shooting over his last eight contests.
Mar. 1 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE05:4723:47 ET10:47 PM CT3:47 - Gay stayed hot with 24 points in Saturday's loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Gay is averaging 28.3 points while shooting 54.7 percent over the last four games.
Feb. 23 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CT4:15 - Gay had 22 points and seven rebounds in Saturday's win over the Celtics.
Analysis: Gay scored more than 20 points for the first time in five games as he had been slumping for fantasy owners.
Feb. 23 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET4:37 GMT12:37 9:37 PM MST11:37 PM EST8:37 UAE05:3723:37 ET10:37 PM CT3:37 - Gay scored 32 points with 11 rebounds in the Kings' 109-95 win at Denver on Sunday.
Analysis: Gay's performance was his best since scoring 35 points in a loss at Dallas on Jan. 31. He has the ability for a big game, but it's not common enough for a player of his stature.
Feb. 1 11:02 PM PT12:02 AM MT1:02 AM CT2:02 AM ET7:02 GMT15:02 12:02 AM MST2:02 AM EST11:02 UAE08:022:02 ET1:02 AM CT5:02 - Gay scored a game-high 35 points Friday in a loss to Dallas.
Analysis: His Achilles can't be bothering him too much. He's averaging 29.0 points in two games since returning to the lineup.
Jan. 22 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)03:2121:21 ET8:21 PM CT0:21 - Gay is day-to-day with a strained left Achilles tendon and missed Monday's loss to Utah.
Analysis: Gay limped off the court in the first quarter of Wednesday's loss in Houston.
Jan. 11 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST9:23 UAE06:230:23 ET11:23 PM CT3:23 - Gay had 22 points and 10 rebounds Friday in a win over Orlando.
Analysis: It was his second double-double in his last three games. He's averaging 27.0 points in his last two.
Jan. 1 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET5:26 GMT13:26 10:26 PM MST12:26 AM EST9:26 UAE06:260:26 ET11:26 PM CT3:26 - Gay scored 25 to lift the Kings to a 110-106 victory over the Rockets on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Gay is averaging 19.9 points and shooting 48.1 percent for the Kings and it is clear that the outstanding coaching of Michael Malone has helped the newcomer improve his game in this new offensive system.
Dec. 29 6:46 PM PT7:46 PM MT8:46 PM CT9:46 PM ET2:46 GMT10:46 7:46 PM MST9:46 PM EST6:46 UAE (+1)03:4621:46 ET8:46 PM CT0:46 - Gay had 24 points and nine boards in a 112-104 loss to the Spurs on Sunday.
Analysis: Gay could be heating up with 50 points over his last two games and it looks like coach Michael Malone, considered one of the NBA's brightest minds, is bringing out the best in the swingman.
Dec. 18 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:400:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - Gay had 22 points in a 124-107 loss to Atlanta on Wednesday.
Analysis: Gay departed with 5:23 left in the third quarter due to right knee stiffness in Tuesday's loss at Charlotte.
Dec. 15 6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST6:57 UAE (+1)03:5721:57 ET8:57 PM CT0:57 - Gay scored 26 points in his first home game since coming over in a trade from Toronto, leading the Kings past the Houston Rockets 106-91 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Gay added five rebounds and four assists. It is well known that Gay fares poorly in the analytics world so STATS says to exercise extreme caution on the swingman since he is prone to poor performances.
Dec. 14 12:14 AM PT1:14 AM MT2:14 AM CT3:14 AM ET8:14 GMT16:14 1:14 AM MST3:14 AM EST12:14 UAE09:143:14 ET2:14 AM CT6:14 - Gay had 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting in his debut for Sacramento on Friday night, a 116-107 loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: Gay was acquired in a seven-player deal from Toronto on Monday, but had to wait while former Kings players Greivis Vasquez got a visa in New York and passed a physical.
Dec. 9 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET6:27 GMT14:27 11:27 PM MST1:27 AM EST10:27 UAE07:271:27 ET12:27 AM CT4:27 - The trade sending Rudy Gay from the Toronto Raptors to the Sacramento Kings is complete. The teams announced the seven-player deal Monday, less than 24 hours after they reached an agreement. The Raptors received Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, John Salmons and Chuck Hayes. The Kings also acquired Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy.
Analysis: Gay, Gray and Acy will not be in uniform when the Kings host the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night. Their first game will likely be against Utah on Wednesday night in Sacramento.
Dec. 2 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET5:56 GMT13:56 10:56 PM MST12:56 AM EST9:56 UAE06:560:56 ET11:56 PM CT3:56 - Gay scored 23 points on 10-of-23 shooting in Sunday's loss to Denver.
Analysis: He was also one shy of his second straight double-double, posting nine rebounds.
Nov. 30 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:400:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - Gay had 21 points and 11 rebounds in Friday's 90-83 loss to Miami.
Analysis: Gay is shooting just 37.9 percent, way down from his career mark of 44.7. He went 9 of 21 from the field against the Heat.
Nov. 15 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE05:3023:30 ET10:30 PM CT2:30 - Gay had 20 points and nine rebounds in Friday's loss to Chicago.
Analysis: Gay is still his old, inefficient scoring self, averaging 19.7 points but shooting just 37.3 percent in the process. At least his 7.2 and 2.2 steal per-game averages are the best of his career.
Nov. 3 10:25 PM PT11:25 PM MT12:25 AM CT1:25 AM ET6:25 GMT14:25 11:25 PM MST1:25 AM EST10:25 UAE07:251:25 ET12:25 AM CT4:25 - Gay finished with 18 points and 15 rebounds in a 97-90 win at Milwaukee on Saturday.
Analysis: Gay is averaging 17.0 points but shooting just 32.7 percent from the floor.

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