Found September 27, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS Ricky Rubio is grabbing The Knee unconsciously, stretching the edge of his black Timberwolves shorts down over the joint and letting go. Over and over, stretch, release, stretch, release, and the long brown scar stares back.Only so many words can be exchanged before Rubio, in his first Minneapolis media appearance in months, is asked the question. Only so many words can describe The Knee and chart its progress. It's right there, the ligament that doomed the Timberwolves' season, and in many ways, it speaks for itself.Rubio pulls up the shorts just a bit and rotates The Knee, revealing two linear scars, one down the left side of his left leg, the other vertically bisecting the cap. "It's a long one," Rubio says of the marks.For an injury that's largely invisible at this point, those scars are a glaring reminder of the past six and a half months and everything the point guard has been through. It's been trips to Vail, Colo., and rehab in Spai...

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