When Rudy Gay went down with an injury last season, a lot of Memphis fans had lost hope for their season. Their young, talented small forward was out for the year and it didn't seem as though they had anybody to lean on. This was when Zach Randolph stepped up and got the Grizzlies to Game 7 of the Western Conference playoffs.
Randolph played superb basketball throughout the playoffs, elevating his game from where it was during the regular season. Rudy Gay, however, was the teams leading scorer and go-to option on offense during the game, including during crunch time.
Continue reading to find out who out of Rudy Gay and Zach Randolph is more pivotal to Memphis in terms of winning an NBA championship.