No Extension for Grizzlies' Rudy Gay
As it is, Gay will become a restricted free agent at the end of the season.
"We just didn't agree upon it," Gay said after the Grizzlies' 126-117 overtime loss to the Kings. "That's all it was. It's a business."
Gay told Fanhouse on Sunday that he thought he should be paid in the vicinity of $10 million per year for five years.
Obviously, Memphis never made such an offer. Still, Gay said not getting the extension doesn't change his long-term thinking about playing for the Grizzlies.
"No, because there's still a possibility I'm going to be here," Gay said. "My mind is open. I'm thinking the same way I've been thinking. I'm a man. I'm a grown man. That doesn't distract me. If that little something distracts me, think about how many other things can distract me then in my life."
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