NBA players have to walk a delicate line, just as team executives do. Even the least-committed of end-of-bench players would still like to be in the loop when it comes to the front office’s personnel plans, as even minor moves can cost them playing time, chances at better statistics (and the resulting better contract) or, at worst, removal from the roster.
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Then there are the middling players, the near-stars. The guys with trade value that you still wouldn’t mind keeping on the roster. Players like Sacramento’s Rudy Gay, who recently revealed that (like the rest of us) he has “no idea” what is going on with the Kings’ personnel plans moving forward.
Kings general manager Vlade Divac, however, doesn’t appear to be concerned with Gay’s frustrations. After all, his team’s starting small forward knows exactly how to get in touch with the franchise’s beleaguered GM. CSNRead More »from Kings GM Vlade Divac on Rudy Gay: 'He has my number.'