Ricky Rubio Injury: Updates on Timberwolves Star’s Knee and Return

November 10th, 2015 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio played in each of his team's first six games, but that streak ended Tuesday thanks to a knee injury.

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Rubio Dealing with Knee Soreness Tuesday, Nov. 10 Tuesday's game against the Charlotte Hornets represents the second game of a back-to-back for Minnesota, and Timberwolves PR confirmed Rubio was out with knee soreness.

So far this season, Rubio is averaging 13.0 points, 9.0 assists and 4.3 rebounds while shooting 39 percent from the floor. 

Entering his fifth season in the NBA, Rubio, who just turned 25, joins Kevin Garnett and Kevin Martin as one of the elder statesmen of the Timberwolves' starting lineup, which sounds odd considering Rubio is seven years younger than Martin and 14 years behind Garnett.

Rubio is responsible for running the offense as the point guard and blending the veterans with the likes of rookie Karl-Anthony Towns and reigning Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins. When he's healthy, he has proved he can set up the offense well while sparking the transition game, too. In his only full season in 2013, Rubio averaged 8.6 assists p ...

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