Originally written December 11, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS No one wants to talk about anything but Ricky Rubio. When's he coming back? (Yet to be determined.) What does he do best? What does he bring to the team? How will he change it? How does he look in practice. And for a week, the Timberwolves have been waxing poetic, with so few new details and so much praise. On Tuesday, Andrei Kirilenko put it perfectly. When asked about playing with the rookie point guard in practice, Kirilenko came so close to launching into typical the laundry list of praise. He makes everyone around him better, Kirilenko said. He can And then the veteran stopped and laughed. The list was silly. "I'm just trying to give compliments for everything he is doing," he said. "He is just a great player." What a great perspective. Theres nothing new to praise, not two weeks into Rubio practicing as everyone awaits his arrival with bated breath. Hes good, great even. Thats it. In terms of a return date, after Adelmans rare candid de...
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