For the last few years, near the deadline and in the offseason, there has been countless rumors about Rudy Gay coming to the Hawks. Now, however, the struggling Hawks are showing that they still need a dependable isolation option down the stretch.
Teams have finally found a way to clamp up on Kyle Korver while clogging the lane so Paul Millsap cannot get off a clean shot. With the game hanging in the balance, the Hawks are still looking lost. When other teams are making a run, the swing pick-and-roll offense the Coach Bud runs fails due to the lack of energy, momentum, and confidence.
Can Rudy Gay be the answer the Hawks have been looking for? Here’s why trading Millsap for Gay makes way more sense than you might think.