Memphis’ leading scorer not with team

Rudy Gay, the Memphis Grizzlies’ leading scorer, was not with

the team for Wednesday night’s game against the Philadelphia


Team officials listed ”personal reasons” as to why he was

absent. No other information was immediately available.

Memphis last played on Saturday at Houston before taking three

days off for the Christmas break.

Gay averages 18.2 points and 5.9 rebounds a game.

Quincy Pondexter took Gay’s spot in the starting lineup.