La Pistola Pt. 4: Ricky Rubio Needs the NBA and the Timberwolves To Get Better

January 8th, 2011 by Timber Wolf Leave a reply »
Insiders tell me that Ricky Rubio just might be bored with playing overseas, and frankly I don't blame him. For a guy that has played in a professional league since he was 14 (20 years of age), playing with nothing but the best players can get boring. Being so young and so talented there's plenty of room to grow, but hardly comes a prospect that has the polish and floor skills of Ricky Rubio.

If by now, you don't know about the man named Rubio, please go to YouTube or look at the video featured in his article. In a nutshell, Rubio is an incredible passer, ball handler and has also been known to have incredible defensive instincts. The difference between Rubio and another college prospect is that while guys 14 years old are playing high school ball, Rubio was playing professional basketball. He has played in the Olympic Games twice, and hasn't disappointed.

And while he doesn't score or dish as much as he can, the fact of the matter is that his team runs much better when he's on the floor.

From watching the Timberwolves, the current point guard situation is an absolute wreck at times. Luke Ridnour is more suited for a bench role, and Jonny Flynn ...

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