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Rudy Gay with his second pull up, game-winning jumper as Raptor (VIDEO)

Feb 13, 2013, 12:13 AM EDT

Rudy Gay has knocked down the game winner for Toronto for the second time since he moved there. Think they like that trade north of the border?

In both cases, Gay was able to use some hard dribbles to the basket then pull up and get a really clean look — this time against a solid defender in Corey Brewer. The result was a 109-108 Toronto win at home over Denver. At some point soon teams are going to start doubling Gay in these situations, or trying to take the ball out of his hands completely.

The Nuggets had time for one last shot but after a pretty much botched hand-off screen and so it was Ty Lawson trying to create on the drive against the longer Gay and the contest on that shot made it nearly impossible. Gay had 17 points on the night but he won the Raptors that game down the stretch.

  1. mazblast - Feb 13, 2013 at 12:35 AM

    That was a nice little screen by Amir Johnson, getting Gay open to take the pass. Actual good fundamental play in the NBA–what a concept!

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