A trade not only affects fans, but it affects NBA lockerrooms (obviously, but some fans don’t think of that). As fans we don’t get to see the personal side of a trade — the lives of numerous players change, friendships are broken, chemistry changes & more. Well footage has surfaced & we get an inside look at how the Raptors locker room reacted to Rudy Gay being traded to the Kings just hours before game time.
Check it out…
NBA TV Canada captured the episode for Open Gym, beginning at the 9:51 mark in the clip below. We don’t see Gay’s reaction to the news of his own departure from Toronto, but the segment focuses on the reactions of his Raptors teammates and the toll the news takes on Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray, specifically — both of whom were shipped along with Gay to Sacramento.