MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Rudy Gay has played in some of the charity
games his fellow NBA players have arranged during the lockout. Now
the Memphis Grizzlies forward has decided to hold his own game.
Gay announced on Twitter that he has organized an exhibition for
The game will be played at the DeSoto Civic Center in Southaven,
Miss., just outside of Memphis, and proceeds will benefit Flight 22
Foundation, Gay's nonprofit group raising money for childhood
education in Memphis and his hometown of Baltimore.
Among those committed are Kevin Durant, John Wall, Grizzlies
teammates Zach Randolph and O.J. Mayo. Former NBA player Penny
Hardaway also will play. Gay is expected to announce other players
in the coming days.
Gay was cleared to play recently after hurting his left shoulder