Rudy Gay agrees with Spurs on two-year, $17.2 million contract

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Free-agent brazen Rudy Gay has reached agreement on a two-year, $17.2 million understanding with a San Antonio Spurs, joining sources told ESPN.

The understanding includes a actor choice on a second year, joining sources said.

Gay has discussed deals with several winning teams, including Oklahoma City and Utah, in new days, joining sources said. The marketplace tightened on him in a issue of a season-ending Achilles injury, though Gay eventually chose a Spurs for a possibility to contend in a Western Conference.

With what is radically a one-year deal, Gay has a ability to make a full recovery, play good and lapse to giveaway group subsequent summer.

Gay seemed to endorse a agreement in an Instagram post on Thursday.

#spurs #backtothedoubleduce

A post common by Rudy Gay (@rudygay8) on Jul 6, 2017 during 5:16pm PDT

An 11-year NBA veteran, Gay averaged 18.7 points and 6.3 rebounds in 30 games with a Sacramento Kings in 2016-17 before pang a finish rip of his left Achilles tendon Jan. 18 opposite a Indiana Pacers.

Gay, who turns 31 in August, is actively rehabilitating a Achilles tear, and there’s an expectancy that he should be prepared to lapse someday in a fall. Gay opted out of $14 million in a final year of his agreement with a Kings, simply prepared to pierce on from a organization.

The Spurs used their full midlevel difference on Gay and recruited him tough given a start of Jul 1 giveaway group to finally secure a understanding Thursday night, joining sources said. San Antonio is unfortunate for jaunty wing players to join All-NBA brazen Kawhi Leonard to try to urge a Golden State Warriors in a Western Conference.

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