Amir Johnson had a team-high with 32 points and 10 rebounds while adding an assist, two steals, and two blocks in his return to the starting lineup Sunday.
Kobe Bryant played 28 minutes in his 2013 debut Sunday finishing with nine points on 2 of 9 shooting, three rebounds, two assists, and a block in the 106-94 loss to the short-handed Raptors.
Mike D'Antoni said he considered making a lineup change, but he said Pau Gasol will stay as a starter.
Raptors save about $12.4 million in Rudy Gay deal.
Memphis is bringing in several guards to workout early this week, including Darius Morris, Reggie Williams and Seth Curry, sources tell Y!
Isaiah Thomas will become the Kings' starting point guard with the trade that included Greivis Vasquez to the Raptors for Rudy Gay and a couple of other players on Sunday, NBC Sports reports.
Landry Fields replaced Rudy Gay in the Raptors starting lineup on Sunday.
Tyler Hansbrough (left shoulder sprain) will not be available for the Raptors tonight vs. the Lakers
Update: Mike D'Antoni says Kobe Bryant will play around 20+ minutes.
Update: The Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings have agreed on a trade involving Rudy Gay. The deal breaks down as follows: Raptors get Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Chuck Hayes and John Salmons. The Kings get Rudy Gay, Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy.
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