Found December 20, 2011 on Larry Brown Sports:
Being that this is Ricky Rubio’s first year playing basketball in the United States, his teammates have no choice but to subject him to a little rookie hazing.  The Timberwolves had a 10-minute scrimmage on Monday and decided to have a little fun with their new point guard after it was over.  According to the Pioneer Press, they wanted Rubio to sing the National Anthem but he didn’t know all the words.  That’s when they decided to force him to sing Happy Birthday to a fan (which you see to the right) and then dance to America’s second-favorite song of 2011.  Check out this Ricky Rubio Dougie video: And he thought the NBA schedule was difficult? Apparently Rubio thinks the Dougie is some sort of ritual during which you comb your hair, which I guess isn’t all that far from the truth.  The good news is his Dougie wasn’t even as bad as Drew Stanton’s and it definitely wasn’t as creepy as John Wall’s. Fortunately for Rubio, 2011 is almost over.  When 2012 hits we hope expect the Dougie to
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Wolves' Rubio, Barea could miss preseason game

Ricky Rubio and J.J. Barea could miss the Minnesota Timberwolves' preseason game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday to rest minor injuries for the regular season. Coach Rick Adelman says both guards did not practice on Monday or Tuesday for precautionary reasons. Rubio has a sprained right ankle and Barea has a thigh bruise. Both were dinged in the preseason opener against...

Rubio, Barea to sit out next exhibition

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ricky Rubio and J.J. Barea will miss the Minnesota Timberwolves' preseason game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday to rest minor injuries for the regular season. Both guards did not practice on Monday or Tuesday for precautionary reasons and stayed behind in Minnesota when the team left for Milwaukee on Tuesday night. Rubio has a sprained right ankle...

Here’s Grainy Video Of A Ricky Rubio-To-Derrick Williams Alley-Oop

Not that some quasi-trick shot exhibition during a scrimmage is any indication of anything, seeing brand new T-Wolves players Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams team up for a nifty little play is a pleasant sight to see, as hope is always a powerful and most welcome elixir. With that in mind, allow me this: as [...]

Rubio, Barea to sit out Wolves' preseason finale

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ricky Rubio and J.J. Barea will miss the Minnesota Timberwolves' preseason game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday to rest minor injuries for the regular season.

Rubio dishes seven assists, impresses in Wolves debut

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ricky Rubio wowed an eager crowd with some slick passing in his NBA debut and Kevin Love had 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 117-96 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in their preseason opener on Saturday night.

Wolves' Rubio, Barea to sit out preseason game

Ricky Rubio and J.J. Barea will miss the Minnesota Timberwolves' preseason game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday to rest minor injuries for the regular season.

Brandon Jennings Backs Off Rubio Comments

Brandon Jennings was the first guy to go from high school basketball to pro basketball over in Europe and then to the NBA, finding a loophole in the league’s rule that players have to go to at least one year of college. When Jennings did enter the NBA draft, he was still just 19 years old, just a kid, and kids tend to run their mouths a little bit. Back before the 2009 draft,...

For Once, Timberwovles Announcers Have Something To Be Excited About

Here's a clip that Timberwolves fans (all eight of them) should start getting used to: Ricky Rubio feeding Derrick Williams for the monster slam. T-Wolves announcer Tom Hanneman seems positively giddy to have their own version of Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. Also, take note of the ball smashing the Bucks player under the net in the face. Everyone that's a sports fan is usually...
Timberwolves News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.