Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Sacramento Kings acquired forwards
Rudy Gay and Quincy Acy and center Aaron Gray from the Toronto Raptors in a
seven-player deal announced Monday.
The Kings traded guard Greivis Vasquez and forwards John Salmons, Patrick
Patterson and Chuck Hayes to the Raptors in return.
Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro said the trade adds size and depth to
his team's frontcourt. Raptors GM Masai Ujiri touted the deal's benefits in
giving them flexibility moving forward.
Gay, who has averaged 18.0 points in seven-plus NBA seasons, was dealt for the
second time in 2013.
In January, the Raptors acquired him from the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a
Gay appeared in 33 games for Toronto last season and averaged 19.4 points, 7.4
rebounds and 2.2 assists in 18 games this season. He was shooting a career-low
38.8 percent with a higher turnover rate than at any point in his career.
The Kings have been active in trades recently, also making a splash last month
when they acquired former No. 2 draft pick Derrick Williams from the Minnesota
Timberwolves for Luc Mbah a Moute.
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