Commentary

What's next for the Grizzlies?

Did the Rudy Gay trade help the Grizzlies win now, and build for the future?

Updated: January 31, 2013, 12:25 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider

With Thursday's three-way trade sending Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for a package headlined by Raptors forward Ed Davis and Tayshaun Prince of the Detroit Pistons, the Memphis Grizzlies are attempting to pull off the most difficult of NBA balancing acts -- building for the future while continuing to win now. Can they achieve both goals? Let's take a look.