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At one point Rudy Gay was called one of the brightest stars in the league.
Now, critics have written him off as an overpaid glorified one-dimensional scorer. However, Gay is much more than that. First of all, he's only 25 years old with plenty of potential. Next, Gay is an electric, athletic scorer. He's a long swingman that can rebound well and get out into the open court.
If there's one thing that the Bulls don't have, it's athletes. And Rudy Gay is just what the doctor ordered for the Bulls.
He would provide some much needed scoring from the perimeter and on fast breaks. Plus, he's reportedly on the trading block for Memphis as they're trying to create cap room to sign their free agents. I see a clear one-for-one deal here with Luol Deng. Both play the same position, so Memphis won't be without a starting small forward.
Gay is a much better scorer than Deng, and contrary to popular belief, he can create his own shot, which is what the Bulls need.