And he did. Remember that convincing 104-86 Grizzlies win over the Heat we were telling you about? Well, the real story was how well the Grizzlies played as a team, but the night wasn’t without spectacular individual efforts. Chief among them: Rudy Gay combining fancy moves and raw power, making a certain MVP look completely helpless. This is an early frontrunner for individual effort of the year:
The lesson: Rudy Gay is so much better at basketball than LeBron. Rudy can’t fail.