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Timberwolves reject Rudy Gay Trade


 Timberwolves reject Rudy Gay Trade
topic by d2921 - 01-11-2013, 08:43 AM - Boxden > BX SportsCenter


One minute after free agency began in July 2010, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn reached out to the Octagon basketball group to arrange for a face-to-face visit with restricted free agent forward Rudy Gay.

A visit was agreed upon, but before Gay got on a flight for Minneapolis, he re-signed with Memphis for five years and $80 million.

Two-and-a-half years later, Gay is readily available -- mostly because the Grizzlies, barring a trade of either him or another high-priced player, will be in luxury tax purgatory.

So, this is Kahn's chance to land a player he has long coveted. But according to a league source, he turned down a trade proposal from Memphis for Gay recently.

In fact, the source insists Kahn said no immediately. It's unknown what Memphis' idea was, but since it was turned down emphatically, logic suggests it involved All-Star Kevin Love and/or center Nikola Pekovic. It's possible three- or four-team trade scenarios were discussed, too.

Until Gay is moved -- which is not a given, even though Memphis is calling many teams -- the Wolves are worth monitoring. The source said the Wolves like him, but the 2½ years and approximately $45 million remaining on Gay's contract is an issue.

The Scoops: Wolves quickly rejected trade offer for Memphis' Rudy Gay | 1500 ESPN Twin Cities – Minnesota Sports News & Opinion (Twins, Vikings, Wolves, Wild, Gophers) | Sportswire: Minnesota Timberwolves


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41 comments for "Timberwolves reject Rudy Gay Trade"


 01-11-2013, 08:53 AMaway - #2
T.O.N.Y. 2135 heat pts2135

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wtf the wolves think they gonna give up nothing for something. kahn is bugging
 01-11-2013, 08:58 AMonline - #3
Hovi Bryant 213 heat pts213

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Khan probably turned it down when he should have done it. He's easily one of the worst GM's in sports.
 01-11-2013, 09:32 AMonline - #4
Bea5T 78 heat pts78

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Originally Posted by Hovi Bryant
Khan probably turned it down when he should have done it. He's easily one of the worst GM's in sports.
Love for gay
 01-11-2013, 09:36 AMaway - #5
SmoothTay 21 heat pts21

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Love Gay Cousins
 01-11-2013, 09:41 AMaway - #6
Suppafresh 20 heat pts20

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Who the !! would trade love for gay?
 01-11-2013, 09:42 AMonline - #7
CaliSteppin 21 heat pts21

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Originally Posted by Bea5T
Love for gay
Lmao word Love>>>Gay its not even close
 01-11-2013, 09:42 AMaway - #8
The Bully 120 heat pts120

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@memphis giving him that fat contract and now trying to get rid of him

watch them get ripped off by the lakers again by trading gay for steve blake
 01-11-2013, 10:02 AMonline - #9
Rique 30 heat pts30

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i know a team that money isnt an issue for we about to[..] some teams next year with Humphries expiring contract

We'll take everyones overpaid players

Joe Johnson was just the beginning teams will be trying to get rid bad contracts all the time
 01-11-2013, 10:04 AMaway - #10
UpTownBronx92 202 heat pts202

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Originally Posted by ash1990
Love keeps breaking he's hand
 01-11-2013, 10:21 AMaway - #11
banga 3 heat pts

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kirilenko is a lot more productive and efficient than rudy gay. I have no interest in him or that contract at all.
 01-11-2013, 10:27 AMaway - #12
Jayday00 2 heat pts

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u homo's don't know !! about ball.. acting like Rude Gay is a scrub
 01-11-2013, 10:42 AMonline - #13
TattooedMPsz 31 heat pts31

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Originally Posted by Jayday00
u homo's don't know !! about ball.. acting like Rude Gay is a scrub
who the !! are u? and hes not a scrub but gay averages 18 a game shooting 31 percent from the three, 41 percent from the floor is he worth 37 milly over the next two years
 01-11-2013, 10:58 AMaway - #14
That Guy Fly 16 heat pts16

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Kahn wants him he just has to say no the first time.
 01-11-2013, 11:02 AMonline - #15
ATLDOPEBOI18 52 heat pts52

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if it was for love then good job cause would have been a dumb a$s trade
 01-11-2013, 11:07 AMaway - #16
ThePainkiller 288 heat pts288

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Originally Posted by The Bully
@memphis giving him that fat contract and now trying to get rid of him

watch them get ripped off by the lakers again by trading gay for steve blake
What did I ever do to you? I don't deserve to have my side hurting like this :(
 01-11-2013, 12:17 PMaway - #17
kingjab7542 17 heat pts17

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I wonder what we offered?
 01-11-2013, 01:48 PMonline - #18
Lamar Burton 13 heat pts13

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Must have been Love because if it's for any other player, you make that trade.
 01-11-2013, 02:56 PMaway - #19
Jayday00 2 heat pts

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Originally Posted by TattooedMPsz
who the !! are u? and hes not a scrub but gay averages 18 a game shooting 31 percent from the three, 41 percent from the floor is he worth 37 milly over the next two years
Who am I? Not one of u boxden !! boys who gets off on your "internet rep".. I post when need be...

I don't get off on making threads to get up my "COOL POINTS"...

I add my 2 cents when need be and keep it movin
 01-11-2013, 03:25 PMonline - #20
Wardell Curry II 101 heat pts101

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Originally Posted by SmoothTay
Love Gay Cousins
I heard Derrick Favors and Ramon Sessions is involved
 
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