Buyer's Guide: Rudy Gay

Gay's awe-inspiring athleticism will get crowds going. But it won't make them forget about LeBron. Layne Murdoch/Getty Images

ESPN Insider is analyzing NBA free agents not named LeBron James (we covered him pretty extensively a few weeks ago, and there's even more coming every day on the LeBron Tracker) to determine what they're really worth to the teams chasing them this summer. To follow the entire series, click here. We continue Friday with Rudy Gay.


Even after four seasons of NBA ball, Rudy Gay remains a slab of marble. Before the Connecticut high-flier was drafted eighth overall in 2006, the words "upside" or "freak" were sprinkled heavily in every scouting report and projection. This summer, expect more of the same.