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Andy Larsen: Jazz revised injury report: Rudy Gay is now OUT too.
Andy Larsen: Jordan Clarkson (low back tightness) and Royce O’Neale (patellar tendonitis) are both out vs. Toronto. Rudy Gay and Hassan Whiteside will play.
Jason Anderson: Former Kings forward Rudy Gay will make his Utah Jazz debut against the Toronto Raptors tonight after recovering from offseason surgery on his right heel. The Raptors will be in Sacramento on Friday. The Jazz will be here Saturday.
Tony Jones: Rudy Gay is officially available and will make his Utah Jazz debut tonight against the Toronto Raptors
Sarah Todd: Rudy Gay is listed as probable for Thursday night’s Jazz game vs. the Raptors.
Andy Larsen: Rudy Gay update from the Jazz: Rudy Gay continues to make progress towards a return and is currently participating in controlled court work. He will be re-evaluated November 15th.
Sarah Todd: Jazz injury report: OUT – Rudy Gay QUESTIONABLE – Donovan Mitchell (right ankle sprain) QUESTIONABLE – Royce O’Neale (right ankle sprain) PROBABLE – Jared Butler (non-COVID related illness) PROBABLE – Hassan Whiteside (left ankle sprain) OUT – Udoka Azubuike (G League)
Eric Walden: Rudy Gay says he’s been dealing with heel pain for 5 years, and finally decided to get it taken care of. There was no specific injury that contributed to the surgery. Said he doesn’t have an exact timeline for playing, but notes he’s not the kind of guy to milk an injury.
The team spokesman said Gay’s heel was not expected to be a long-term situation, though it will keep him out for the entire preseason and the beginning of the regular season.
Eric Walden: Bojan Bogdanovic has minor shoulder soreness and has been a limited participant. Could play if it was the regular season. Rudy Gay had minor surgery on his left heel at the end of the last season and will miss the preseason. He is expected back early in the season.
Tom Orsborn: Spurs will be without DeRozan (rest), Poeltl (rest), White (ankle), Lyles (ankle) and Samanic (finger) vs. Suns on Saturday. Gay (sore right heel) and Murray (sore lower back) are questionable.
RJ Marquez: Spurs announce Lonnie Walker IV is now questionable for tonight’s game vs Wizards with a headache. Spurs say it’s not COVID related. Rudy Gay also questionable due to lower back soreness. Trey Lyles remains out with an ankle sprain. #KSATsports #NBA #GoSpursGo
Paul Garcia: The Spurs list DeMar DeRozan as questionable, Rudy Gay as questionable, and Trey Lyles as out for Saturday vs Pelicans. DeRozan – right quad contusion Gay – lower back soreness Lyles – ankle
Paul Garcia: Rudy Gay is available for tonight’s game in New Orleans.
Tom Orsborn: Pop said Rudy Gay will “play a little bit” after missing the last two games with the flu. #Spurs
Tom Orsborn: #Spurs have upgraded Rudy Gay to probable for Friday night vs. Knicks after he missed last two games with flu.
Jeff McDonald: Rudy Gay is getting over the flu. Pop said team probably could have brought him to Dallas, but opted for more rest. Gay should be available for weekend back-to-back vs. Portland and New York.
Paul Garcia: The Spurs have announced Rudy Gay is OUT (illness) for today’s game against the Bucks,
Paul Garcia: The Spurs announced both Rudy Gay and Lonnie Walker IV are available tonight against Memphis
Jeff Garcia: Updated Spurs IR v Grizzlies: Lonnie Walker now questionable (sprained right ankle) and Rudy Gay probable (sprained left ankle). Derrick White remains out (right heel soreness). #nba #GrindCity #GoSpursGo
Tom Orsborn: Nothing official yet on his status, but Rudy Gay (ankle) said at shootaround he is good to go for tonight. #Spurs listed him as probable in yesterday’s injury report.
RJ Marquez: Rudy Gay upgraded to PROBABLE for Tuesday’s Spurs game at Memphis. Derrick White and Lonnie Walker remain OUT, per team. Spurs have lost four straight, this will be final game before all-star break. #NBA #GoSpursGo
Tom Orsborn: Rudy said he suffered his ankle injury in Portland: “It’s one of those things that I was just seeing if it felt better yesterday, and then today it was still sore. I’ve had ankle sprains all my life. I will be OK.”
Tom Orsborn: Rudy is out, per Pop. No word on how they will adjust the starting lineup.
RJ Marquez: Spurs updated injury report for todays 4 pm game at #Jazz…Rudy Gay is now DOUBTFUL with a sprained ankle, Lonnie Walker IV is now OUT with a sprained ankle as well. Derrick White remains OUT. #NBA #GoSpursGo #KSATnews #KSATsports
Jeff Garcia: Spurs announce R. Gay is available tonight vs WIZ. #GoSpursGo
Michael C. Wright: Rudy Gay is a gametime decision. Pop said he was testing the ankle. But Davis Bertans is back.
Tom Orsborn: Rudy said X-rays taken after the game of the left ankle he rolled in the 4Q were negative. “It’s nothing. Just turned my ankle,” said Gay, who said he will play Sunday against the Wizards. #Spurs
Tom Orsborn: Pop didn’t have any details regarding the leg injury that Rudy suffered late in the game. Rudy just walked out of the locker room with a limp accompanied by medical personnel from the Pelicans.
Paul Garcia: Rudy Gay is PROBABLE to play in Wednesday’s game at Dallas. Marco Belinelli is QUESTIONABLE. Walker IV and Metu are OUT, because they’re with Austin.
RJ Marquez: Popovich confirmed Marco Belinelli is OUT for tonight’s #Spurs vs #Hornets…Rudy Gay is also out again, no timeline given. #ksatsports #KSATnews #NBA
Jeff Garcia: Spurs IR v Hornets: Belinelli out (left knee contusion), Gay out (left wrist), Metu & Walker out (g league) #GoSpursGo #nba #Hornets30
Paul Garcia: For Monday’s Spurs game against Charlotte, Rudy Gay is OUT with the sprained left wrist. Walker IV and Metu are also out (G-League).
Paul Garcia: No rest game for DeRozan and Aldridge Saturday, they’ll play at OKC. Rudy Gay (sprained left wrist) is still OUT along with Walker IV and Metu (G-League)
Tom Orsborn: Rudy Gay said he made a mistake by trying to play with his sprained left wrist: “I just need to make sure it’s better before I go back out there… I want to go out there and play freely.” #Spurs
Tom Orsborn: Gay and Gasol are both out, per Pop. He said Poeltl won’t start. Asked who will, he said, “We’ll figure it out.” Could be Cunningham.
Jeff McDonald: Rudy Gay is wearing a black brace on his sprained left wrist. Said he fell on it during the Clippers game. Gay: “I didn’t really feel it until after the game. I couldn’t even move it.” He is out tonight vs. Boston.
Gary Washburn: Rudy Gay (wrist) is OUT tonight. #Spurs #Celtics
RJ Marquez: #Spurs forward Rudy Gay is questionable (sore left wrist) for tomorrow’s home game vs #Celtics #KSATsports #KSATnews #NBA
Jeff McDonald: Pop says he still worried about Rudy Gay’s heel, but at some point has to defer to Rudy: “I worry about it all the time, but that’s just me. He’s says he feels fine, and the docs say he’s ready to go. So, you know, you gotta trust somebody.”
RJ Marquez: Rudy Gay is available for #Spurs tonight vs #Clippers, per team injury report…Spurs have lost back to back games #KSATsports #GoSpursGo #NBA
Tom Orsborn: #Spurs injury report: Rudy Gay (rest), Pau Gasol (left foot soreness), Drew Eubanks (G League assignment) and Lonnie Walker IV (right medial meniscus tear) are all out for Wednesday night vs. Suns.
Tom Orsborn: As expected, Gay (heel) is probable for Monday vs. Kings, per #Spurs. Poeltl (ankle) also probable. Gasol (foot), Walker (knee), Eubanks (G League assignment) are out.
Jabari Young: For tomorrow’s game vs #Rockets … Rudy (heel) and Pau (foot) remain out .. #Spurs
Jeff McDonald: Rudy Gay (heel) will not play for Spurs tonight vs. Orlando, per Pop
Jeff McDonald: Pop says Rudy Gay (heel) is good to go for tomorrow’s opener.
Michael C. Wright: As previously reported, Rudy Gay said his heel issue was just precautionary. He’s good to go for opener, saying “this is where the fun starts.”
Jeff McDonald: Pop on Rudy Gay sitting tonight with a sore bursa in his right heel: “I’m just not going to take any chances with those other three guys being out. I just can’t take a chance on getting someone else hurt.”
Jeff McDonald: Holy Moses. Rudy Gay is out tonight with an inflamed bursa in his heel. He battled bursitis for much of last season. Pop casts Gay’s impending DNP as a matter of exercising extreme caution, but also said he didn’t know if he could count on Gay for next week’s opener.
For starters, Gay is finally 100 percent after last season’s valiant but often painful return from the season-ending ruptured left Achilles tendon he suffered in January 2017 with the Sacramento Kings. “Everything is clicking,” he said. “I feel athletic again.”
“I’ve been working hard, man,” Gay said at his boys’ high school basketball showcase for East Coast teams he hosts annually. “I lost about five pounds. Last year was a little bit of a struggle for me, so I tried to alleviate that by taking the weight off my feet by losing a couple of pounds through working out and eating better. It’s now or never right now for me.”
Rudy Gay: Feels good to be healthy 👀
Rudy Gay is day to day after suffering an injury to his left ear drum against the Grizzlies, a league source said. The source said Gay probably would not miss any time. The Spurs are expected to update their injury report on Wednesday.
Tom Orsborn: Source says #Spurs’ Gay day to day after ear injury, probably won’t miss any time is.gd/LrfhyZ
Jabari Young: Good news: Just asked Rudy Gay if he’s back Friday: “Yeah.” #Spurs vs # Nuggets
Jabari Young: Rudy Gay getting some work in… #Spurs
Paul Garcia: The Spurs have announced Rudy Gay and Kawhi Leonard are OUT for Wednesday’s game at Phoenix.
League sources tell the Express-News Gay is expected to return to the lineup after the All-Star break as he continues to recover from right heel bursitis he suffered last month. According to sources, Gay, who has missed the last 15 games due to the injury, was aiming to return next week, possibly against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday. After consulting with doctors, a mutual decision was made to allow Gay more time to heal.
Paul Garcia: Spurs who are OUT Tuesday against Cleveland: Paul Gasol (wrist) Rudy Gay (heel) Manu Ginobili (thigh) Kawhi Leonard (injury management)
Paul Garcia: Kawhi Leonard and Rudy Gay are OUT Sunday against Indiana. Manu Ginobili upgraded to questionable.
Michael C. Wright: Injury update for Spurs: Rudy Gay (right heel bursitis) and Manu Ginobili (right thigh contusion) are out for tomorrow’s Nets game. Pau Gasol (right wrist sprain) is questionable.
Paul Garcia: The Spurs announced Rudy Gay is the ONLY player OUT on the injury report for Monday’s game at Atlanta.
Tom Orsborn: #Spurs have downgraded Tony Parker (sprained right ankle) from doubtful to out for tonight’s game vs. Lakers. Danny Green (tightness, left groin) is also out after being downgraded from questionable. Kawhi Leonard (left shoulder strain) and Rudy Gay (right heel bursitis) were ruled out Wednesday.
Tom Orsborn: Leonard (shoulder) has been ruled out for tomorrow vs. Lakers, #Spurs say. It will be his 3rd straight game missed w/ that injury. Also, Parker (sprained right ankle) is doubtful, Gay (heel) is out and Green (groin) is questionable).
Scott Bordow: Rudy Gay (heel) and Danny Green groin) out for Spurs tonight.
Paul Garcia: The Spurs announced Rudy Gay and Danny Green are OUT Friday vs Phoenix. Kawhi isn’t on the injury report, so he’s expected to play.
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January 19, 2022 | 4:56 pm EST Update
The Sacramento Kings organization has a current mindset: They are not trading guard De’Aaron Fox, sources tell The Athletic.
The Kings remain active in trade conversations, informing teams in the marketplace that they want to build around Fox and second-year guard Tyrese Haliburton, sources said. The Kings have informed Fox and his representation, agent Chris Gaston of Family First Sports, that they do not want to trade him and want to center the team around him and Haliburton. Team sources said any potential deal around Fox for Pacers center Domantas Sabonis will not happen.
Joe Mussatto: Derrick Favors (lower back soreness) is out tonight against the Spurs. Kenrich Williams is still in health and safety protocols. Vit Krejci (right ankle sprain) remains out. Maledon, Roby, Pokusevski and Watson are on G League assignment.