words // Zack Schlemmer
You've seen Nate Robinson, Nick Young, and Iman Shumpert so far, now Rudy Gay is our next pick for the NBA's biggest sneaker heads of the 2012-13 season. Unlike the other players so far, Rudy is a little unique in that he switched teams during this year, after a mid-season trade from the Memphis Grizzlies to the Toronto Raptors. He consantly lit up the weekly NBA Sneaker Watch for Nike Basketball, wearing an array of great PE colorways for both teams, including arguably the best lineup of Air Max Hyperposite PE's we saw all season from any player.
He could also be seen in some of our favorite Air Jordan retros after joining the Raptors, taking full advantage of the team's similar color scheme as MJ's Bulls. He started his Raptors career out in style, lacing up the Air Jordan 6 Retro "Carmine" for his first game, and continued on in plenty of other classic pairs like the "Taxi" Air Jordan 12 Retro and Black/Red 11's.
Along with the latest in performance PE's and Air Jordan retros, Rudy kept his variety of heat going with Nike Basketball classics like the Air Max2 CB and the Air Foamposite One, displaying his well-rounded taste in kicks.
Take a look at all of Rudy Gay's greatest shoes of the season below, and be sure to weigh in with your pick for his very best of the best.
Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2102 PE's
Nike Air Max Uptempo HOH
Nike Air Max2 CB
Nike Air Max Hyperposite PE
Nike Air Max Hyperposite BHM
Nike Zoom Hyperdisruptor PE's
Nike Air Foamposite One
Nike Air Max Hyperposite PE - Metallic Red
Nike Air Max Hyperposite PE - Matte Grey
Nike Air Max Hyperposite PE - Metallic Silver
Air Jordan 3 Retro
Air Jordan 5 Retro "Raging Bull"
Air Jordan 5 Retro
Air Jordan 6 Retro
Air Jordan 9 Retro "Johnny Kilroy"
Air Jordan 11 Retro
Air Jordan 12 Retro
Air Jordan 17 Retro