Spurs news: Rudy Gay ready for training camp after torn Achilles
“Gay said that he feels ‘great’ after rehabbing from surgery to repair a torn Achilles suffered in January, adding, ‘I know a lot of people say that. I don’t think you’d expect me to say anything else. But I actually feel great.’”
Gay, 31, is set to take part in his first training camp as a member of the Spurs. He averaged 18.7 points and 6.3 rebounds in 30 games for the Sacramento Kings last year before suffering a season-ending torn Achilles injury. Despite the setback, he still opted out of his $14.2 million player option with Sacramento and signed a two-year $17 million with the Spurs in free agency.
Rudy Gay has been cleared to play since July and plans to have the “best comeback ever” with the Spurs. After being a starter for his entire career, he is expected to provide added offense as a key member of the San Antonio bench this upcoming season. He will also likely play more power forward for the Spurs despite primarily being a small forward.