Keys to the Wolf Den: Free Agency Without Rudy Gay

December 28th, 2009 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
Rudy Gay wants a huge contract.

The Minnesota Timberwolves GM David Kahn has said he would pay very close attention to the 6'8'' swingman who currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies.

While I, a Wolves fan, would love to have Rudy Gay, a $65 million contract over five years seems way too much for his caliber player.

There are some situations that would limit the young swingman to have to take a pay cut, due to the fact that he is a RESTRICTED FREE AGENT and that the Wolves could make the largest offer, and due to many teams having concrete free agents who they are pursuing, the Wolves could end up getting Rudy Gay for a reasonable price.

With that not being the case, however, there are other free agents who the Wolves could definitely throw some money to and not necessarily to "build a franchise around," but rather fill a need.


Greg Oden

I imagine that the Wolves could get him at a fair price, due to the fact that the Blazers have basically given up on him due to injury. It's possible that Greg wants to be in the same young tier of players, and the Wolves are in desperate need of a defensiv ...

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