Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 11/8/11
Having spent his entire life in a much warmer climate, Ricky Rubio says he’ll adjust to the cold and snow in Minny, and having heard nothing but good things about the town and its fans from Kevin Garnett, Rubio says he’s excited to begin his career as a Timberwolf. From the Star Tribune: “The Wolves point guard is spending the lockout training twice a day and playing high-level pickup ball in California. Six thousand miles from home and perhaps even farther yet from his first NBA game, Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio has prepped in Los Angeles for his new life and new league by scrimmaging with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce by day and — at least just once — visiting the city’s freak shows by night. ‘I like to lead a normal life,’ the 21-year-old from Spain said in a telephone interview from L.A. on an unusual rainy Friday afternoon, ;but I went to Hollywood Boulevard for Halloween and everybody was dressing up and it was fun. It was amazing all the people that were there. I really l...
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