Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 12/7/11
MINNEAPOLIS Ricky Rubio has been in town for onlya day, but the Timberwolves' new point guard was already well acclimated to the Minnesota winter when he arrived at Target Center on Wednesday. "Yesterday I got here, and it was freezing," said Rubio, the 21-year-old Spanish phenom who is finally joining the Timberwolves after being drafted No. 5 overall in 2009. "It's nice to see some snow in the street because I'm from Barcelona and I've never seen a lot of snow there. It's kind of nice at the moment." Rubio is one of several new pieces the Timberwolves added in the offseason, along with rookie forward Derrick Williams of Arizona and new head coach Rick Adelman. Though he hasn't stepped on an NBA court yet, the expectations are already high for the charismatic Rubio, who played with and against other NBA players in Los Angeles during the league's lockout. Hespent the most time this offseason trying to fine-tune his jump shot, which has always been perhaps one of the weaker parts...
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