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Rudy Gay has been ruled out for the Kings' Tuesday night game against the New Orleans Pelicans with right Achilles tendinitis, the team announced.
Gay, 28, signed a three-year, $40 million contract extension with the Kings last week. The nine-year veteran is averaging 21.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game this year for the Kings -- all career highs.
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Also on the injury report, Sacramento guards Darren Collison (left quadriceps contusion) and Ramon Sessions (right knee strain) are both listed as questionable.
For New Orleans, center Omer Asik is questionable with lower back pain and guard Eric Gordon is out with left shoulder subluxation.