Rudy Gay just lost his grandmother at the start of this season she went to all of his home games and she was battling illness all last season. She died right after Xmas he left every game in a hurry to visit her at the hospital.
That will take you out of the swing of things. She pretty much raised him, more than his actual parents.
Damn thats sad. no wonder he wasn't playing well, you think the media would have known that and toned their criticism a bit.