Ricky Rubio Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Timberwolves PG

February 15th, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio has played slightly reduced minutes from a year ago as fellow point guard Zach LaVine continues to show improvement, making Rubio an intriguing trade chip for the franchise.

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Rubio Reportedly Being Shopped by Timberwolves Monday, Feb. 15 According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, "Rubio is readily available and the feeling is that the Spanish guard could be moved prior to Thursday's NBA trade deadline." Isola added that the New York Knicks would likely be interested in Rubio, though it's unlikely the team has the assets to acquire him.

One factor in Minnesota's decision to shop Rubio is that his production is down from a year ago, albeit only marginally. The 25-year-old is averaging 9.7 points, 8.6 assists and 4.4 rebounds in 30.3 minutes per game, all lower than his totals from last season.

Meanwhile, LaVine has emerged as the team's third-leading scorer behind Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns, averaging 12.8 points in 24.4 minutes per game. And LaVine—who just won the NBA Slam ...

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