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Ricky Rubio left a good impression on Derrick Rose.
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Breaking down Ricky Rubio
January 11, 2012 @ 02:42 PM ET by Charley Rosen
After zeroing in on Ricky Rubio competing against one of the worst teams in the league (Washington) and one of the best (Chicago), heres the scouting report:
The young man is simply an extraordinary passer, whether on the run, feeding the low-post, or in generic half-court sets. He has terrific...
Brace Hemmelgarn/US PresswireRicky Rubio's creative passing has made the Timberwolves a team to watch this season.Two years after the Minnesota Timberwolves selected him fifth overall in the 2009 NBA Draft, Ricky Rubio finally made it to the Association and through 10 games he has nearly lived up to the hype that preceded his much-anticipated debut.
The Spanish Sensation...
Kevin Love says of teammate Ricky Rubio, 'We love being around him.' The Wolves aren't the only believers in this mop-topped PG phenom. Ken Berger says Rubio's passion and court genius will turn skeptics into faithful.
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists to outlast Ricky Rubio in a thrilling duel, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Luol Deng had 21 points and 11 rebounds, and Kyle Korver scored 13 points off the bench for the Bulls, who appeared to be on their way to a blowout early before Rubio led the Wolves back.
While the pre-game hype preceding the Toronto Raptors-Minnesota Timberwolves match last night was all about the first American – actually Canadian, technically speaking – meeting of Team Spain teammates Jose Calderon and Ricky Rubio. The show was stolen, however, by the red hot Andrea Bargnani.
In the Raptors’ 97-87 win, Bargnani went for a nice 31-point, nine-rebound performance...
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists to outlast Ricky Rubio in a thrilling duel, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.