And Ujiri & D'Alessandro took a step towards doing that by trading with each other--Rudy Gay from TOR to SAC for 4 players last December.
Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins and Jason Thompson are all listed as probable on the injury report for tomorrows game in Minny.
"When you sign a $40 million contract, you cannot sit out on national TV." - Malone on Rudy Gay
Rudy Gay has been dealing with Achilles tendinitis and is wearing the Kobe shoes designed after Kobe tore his Achilles.
Rudy Gay, who has been questionable for right Achilles tendinitis over past couple games, but has played has been icing foot on bench
Rudy Gay gets going again, so Cousins pulls up for an early in the clock 20 footer he bricks. Going to be tough for Bulls to get that pick.
Malone said he was starting Ray McCallum in a 3 guard set against Pelicans on Tuesday if Rudy Gay couldn’t go.
For Sacramento: Darren Collison, Ben McLemore, Rudy Gay, Jason Thompson and DeMarcus Cousins
Rudy Gay (Achilles tendinitis) is probable tonight
Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins and Jason Thompson are all probable tonight for Sacramento against the Bulls.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, an asst with Team USA, still marvels at DeMarcus Cousins & Rudy Gay's dedication and desire over past summer
Rudy Gay (right Achilles tendinitis) once again listed as questionable for the Kings for tomorrow night's game against the Bulls
Rudy Gay was questionable before Tuesday’s game, but upgraded to probable before tip off.
Rudy Gay is questionable against the Bulls with right achilles tendinitis. DeMarcus Cousins is probable with left hip flexor stiffness.
Giving props to Rudy Gay for upping with Sac. The place has been good for him and he recognizes a potentially fruitful situation. Nice job.
No surprises at Rudy Gay presser. Cites new ownership, bond with Cousins, Collison, Sac community, security as reasons for new 3-year deal.
I don't believe Rudy Gay officially Kings' cornerstone now. Contract reasonable enough to trade. Kings bought time to further decide.
Great to see the entire Sacramento Kings team come out to congratulate Rudy Gay.
Rudy Gay says spending the summer with DeMarcus Cousins helped sway him to stay in Sacramento
DeMarcus Cousins is in attendance for Rudy Gay's press conference. As is coach Malone.
“He is committed to making the Kings great again and we are committed to his success.” -Vivek Ranadié on Rudy Gay extension (via release)
The Sacramento Kings have officially signed Rudy Gay to a 3-year contract extension. Waiting for the press conference to begin.