After having the best season he had last year, the Spurs rewarded him by giving a two-year contract. In the first year, Rudy Gay will receive a bonus once he gets his 60th game of the season. Last Tuesday night the Spurs faced the Dallas Mavericks which Gay logged 20 minutes with a total of 17 points and 4 rebounds in a win. The 14-year veteran bonus is amounting to 500 thousand dollars. He just missed three games this season with five starts.
Rudy Gay is far from being himself last year. His contribution having a huge down, he averaged 10 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists per game. Rudy Gay shooting overall dropped from 50 last year to 44 this time. His three points shooting only 31% from 40 last year. According to NBA stats Gay missed a lot of wide-open three. He’s been playing worst for his career defensively with a defensive rating of 113.
With the Spurs undermanned at the center position, Rudy Gay played some of the times. Gay made a clutch after clutch shot in Cleveland which they lost in overtime. He also had 17 points last outing to help the Spurs win over Mavericks.