After dropping 33 points on 12-of-17 shooting in a win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday, Rudy Gay is the proud owner of a 52.6 field-goal percentage in 17 games with the Kings.
Two years ago, a similarly efficient stretch wouldn't have carried much significance for Gay, but that was before he posted a career-worst 41.6 percent from the floor in 2012-13. He played a bit better upon joining the Raptors in a midseason trade last year, yet still wasn't able to find the form that had come so easily in his first six seasons in the league.
Owners expecting a bounce back were burned earlier this season, as Gay shot just 38.8 percent in 18 games with the Raptors, while hoisting up a whopping 18.6 field-goal attempts per game. He was still providing value with counting stats but was single-handedly destroying his owners' field-goal percentage.
What's happened since the early December trade to Sacramento has to be surprising to even the biggest Rudy Gay support You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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