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Rudy Gay
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21.1 5.9 3.7
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
Apr. 8 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE06:500:50 ET11:50 PM CT3:50 - Gay returned from a three-game absence and scored 33 points in Tuesday's win over Minnesota.
Analysis: It's been a solid month for him when on the court, averaging 25.5 points in 13 games dating to March 6. He's missed five games in that time.
Apr. 8 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET3:44 GMT11:44 8:44 PM MST10:44 PM EST7:44 UAE (+1)05:4423:44 ET10:44 PM CT2:44 - Gay returned April 7 from a concussion, but he suffered from a headache and has been out since.
Analysis: It's unclear if he'll be back this season.
Apr. 4 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET4:48 GMT12:48 9:48 PM MST11:48 PM EST8:48 UAE06:480:48 ET11:48 PM CT3:48 - Gay is probable for Tuesday night's game versus Minnesota.
Analysis: Gay has missed the last three games recovering from a concussion.
Mar. 23 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE06:021:02 ET11:02 PM CT4:02 - Gay finished with 26 points to lead the Kings to a blowout win over Washington on Sunday.
Analysis: Gay has been on a roll, averaging 27.6 points on 51.6 percent shooting over his past eight games.
Mar. 21 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST8:23 UAE05:230:23 ET10:23 PM CT3:23 - Gay scored 33 points with nine rebounds in the Kings' 101-91 win over Charlotte on Friday.
Analysis: Gay has totaled 56 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists in two games after sitting out as many with a sore knee.
Mar. 15 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST8:01 UAE05:010:01 ET10:01 PM CT3:01 - Gay returned Wednesday and scored 23 points in a loss to the Clippers.
Analysis: He had been out due to a left patellar tendon strain.
Mar. 12 10:28 PM PT11:28 PM MT12:28 AM CT1:28 AM ET5:28 GMT13:28 10:28 PM MST12:28 AM EST9:28 UAE06:281:28 ET11:28 PM CT4:28 - Gay scored 26 points in the Kings' 113-106 win at Charlotte on Wednesday.
Analysis: Gay has been superb over the past four games, averaging 28.8 points on 57.3 percent shooting -- 11 of 21 from 3-point range.
Mar. 7 9:41 AM PT10:41 AM MT11:41 AM CT12:41 PM ET17:41 GMT1:41 10:41 AM MST12:41 PM EST21:41 UAE18:4112:41 ET11:41 AM CT16:41 - Gay scored 39 points Friday in a losing effort to Orlando.
Analysis: Gay added eight rebounds, three assists and three steals as well. His 26 field goal attempts were a season-high.
Mar. 4 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET5:22 GMT13:22 10:22 PM MST12:22 AM EST9:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CT4:22 - Gay scored 25 points in the Kings' 124-86 win at New York on Tuesday.
Analysis: Gay is averaging 23.3 points on 51.4 percent shooting over the last four games, and he's totaled 49 points in the past two.
Feb. 21 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET5:24 GMT13:24 10:24 PM MST12:24 AM EST9:24 UAE06:240:24 ET11:24 PM CT3:24 - Gay scored 28 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Boston Celtics 109-101 Friday night to make new coach George Karl a winner in his return to the NBA.
Analysis: Gay should flourish under Karl, who was hired by eccentric owner Vivek Ranadive to give the Kings a more uptempo style even though Sacramento looked sloppy for much of the game. The marriage between Gay and Karl could put you in fantasy heaven.
Feb. 8 8:01 PM PT9:01 PM MT10:01 PM CT11:01 PM ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST8:01 UAE05:0123:01 ET10:01 PM CT2:01 - Gay returned to the starting lineup Tuesday after missing one game with a sore left foot.
Analysis: Gay, averaging 20.0 points, had 24 on 10-of-18 shooting in a 104-86 loss to Chicago. He totaled 15 points on just 3-of-21 shooting in his previous two games.
Feb. 8 10:11 PM PT11:11 PM MT12:11 AM CT1:11 AM ET6:11 GMT14:11 11:11 PM MST1:11 AM EST10:11 UAE07:111:11 ET12:11 AM CT4:11 - Gay had another poor shooting performance Saturday and finished with four points in a 102-90 loss to Utah.
Analysis: Gay, averaging 19.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting, missed seven of his eight attempts against the Jazz. He went 2 for 13 and scored 11 points in a 101-78 loss to Dallas on Thursday.
Feb. 6 10:15 PM PT11:15 PM MT12:15 AM CT1:15 AM ET6:15 GMT14:15 11:15 PM MST1:15 AM EST10:15 UAE07:151:15 ET12:15 AM CT4:15 - Gay had a tough night in Thursday's loss to Dallas, tallying 11 points on 2-for-13 shooting.
Analysis: Gay had scored 20-plus in seven of his previous eight and is still averaging a career-best 20.2 points per game.
Feb. 1 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST9:35 UAE06:350:35 ET11:35 PM CT3:35 - Gay led the way with 31 points in Sacramento's 99-94 win over Indiana on Saturday night.
Analysis: It was Gay's highest-scoring effort since he had season-best 40 against Portland on Oct. 31. He's currently averaging a career-high 20.4 points.
Jan. 31 9:57 PM PT10:57 PM MT11:57 PM CT12:57 AM ET5:57 GMT13:57 10:57 PM MST12:57 AM EST9:57 UAE06:570:57 ET11:57 PM CT3:57 - Gay had 20 points on 6-of-16 shooting with nine rebounds in Friday's loss at Cleveland.
Analysis: Gay is shooting 40.0 percent on the road compared to 48.2 percent at home.
Jan. 20 9:04 AM PT10:04 AM MT11:04 AM CT12:04 PM ET17:04 GMT1:04 10:04 AM MST12:04 PM EST21:04 UAE18:0412:04 ET11:04 AM CT15:04 - The Kings were led by Gay with 26 points Monday.
Analysis: Gay has totaled 48 points in two games since missing a game with an injury.
Jan. 14 9:08 PM PT10:08 PM MT11:08 PM CT12:08 AM ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST9:08 UAE06:080:08 ET11:08 PM CT3:08 - Gay scored 22 points in his return Saturday.
Analysis: Gay left Tuesday's game with a left knee sprain.
Dec. 31 12:03 PM PT1:03 PM MT2:03 PM CT3:03 PM ET20:03 GMT4:03 1:03 PM MST3:03 PM EST0:03 UAE (+1)21:0315:03 ET2:03 PM CT18:03 - Gay was awful Wednesday.
Analysis: Gay missed 15 of 19 shots and scored a season-low nine points. Expect him to light it up Thursday against the lowly Wolves.
Dec. 6 9:08 PM PT10:08 PM MT11:08 PM CT12:08 AM ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST9:08 UAE06:080:08 ET11:08 PM CT3:08 - Gay scored 27 points Friday.
Analysis: Gay averages 17.5 points without any rest - food for thought for Saturday's tilt with the Magic.
Dec. 3 10:14 PM PT11:14 PM MT12:14 AM CT1:14 AM ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST10:14 UAE07:141:14 ET12:14 AM CT4:14 - Gay had 20 points and a career-high 10 assists in Tuesday's loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Gay is averaging 4.4 assists, double his career mark of 2.2. He's also shooting an impressive 46.0 percent for his highest mark in four seasons.
Nov. 25 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET23:19 GMT7:19 4:19 PM MST6:19 PM EST3:19 UAE (+1)00:1918:19 ET5:19 PM CT21:19 - Gay returned from an Achilles injury to score 23 points in Friday's loss at San Antonio.
Analysis: Gay added eight rebounds and a season high-tying eight assists after missing the previous two games.
Nov. 16 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE06:180:18 ET11:18 PM CT3:18 - Gay scored 18 for the Kings on Saturday.
Analysis: Gay cooled off after averaging 24.7 over his previous three efforts.
Nov. 14 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET5:13 GMT13:13 10:13 PM MST12:13 AM EST9:13 UAE06:130:13 ET11:13 PM CT3:13 - Gay scored 25 and grabbed seven rebounds in Thursday's loss at Memphis.
Analysis: Gay is averaging a career-high in points (23.0) and rebounds (7.2).
Nov. 12 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET5:42 GMT13:42 10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST9:42 UAE06:420:42 ET11:42 PM CT3:42 - Gay had 26 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in Tuesday's loss at Dallas.
Analysis: Gay is averaging 7.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists in the early going, both of which would be career highs.
Nov. 9 7:15 PM PT8:15 PM MT9:15 PM CT10:15 PM ET3:15 GMT11:15 8:15 PM MST10:15 PM EST7:15 UAE (+1)04:1522:15 ET9:15 PM CT1:15 - Gay had 23 points and 10 boards Sunday.
Analysis: Gay, averaging 22.3 points, finally notched a double-double for fantasy owners.
Nov. 8 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:060:06 ET11:06 PM CT3:06 - Gay scored 11 on 5 of 22 shooting on Friday in a lame effort.
Analysis: Gay was averaging 24.4 points coming into the night. "It was tough. Super tough," he said. "You have to keep fighting."
Nov. 1 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 CT2:59 - Gay scored 40 points - one off his career high - including a pair of key 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings surprised the Portland Trail Blazers 103-94 on Friday night.
Analysis: Gay made 13 of 19 shots and went 3 for 4 from 3-point range in the victory. He had 14 points on 5-of-15 shooting and was 0 for 2 from beyond the arc in a 95-77 loss to Golden State on Wednesday.
Oct. 25 1:08 PM PT2:08 PM MT3:08 PM CT4:08 PM ET20:08 GMT4:08 1:08 PM MST3:08 PM EST0:08 UAE (+1)22:0816:08 ET3:08 PM CT18:08 - Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay and guard Ben McLemore have been cleared to play in the team's season opener this week.
Analysis: The Kings said Saturday that a CT scan on Gay's jaw showed no fracture. He was injured in the second quarter of Sacramento's 93-92 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Friday night's preseason finale.

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