FIBA Worlds: Five Trade Suitors That Get Ricky Rubio Out Of Minnesota

August 27th, 2010 by Ryan Virgin Leave a reply »
This article courtesy of Rip City Report.

Ricky Rubio is on the verge of becoming the next big thing in international basketball.

Well, actually he already is.

But as for now, there is only one things that stands in the way of Rubio becoming the next international superstar in the NBA, and that is the organization holding his NBA rights.

Or more so the city in which that organization is located.

Here's the run down:

The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Ricky Rubio with the fifth pick in the 2009 NBA draft. There were concerns within the NBA community that Rubio did not want to play in Minnesota, and those concerns were realized just moments after Rubio was drafted.

"It's too cold," he said, a day after announcing that his mother also thinks the city is too cold. "I have to think about that ... I'm going to talk with my agent about that and we are going to see."

Later, he told a Spanish newspaper, "I wouldn't rule out at all returning to Spain.''
There were many peo ...

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