Timber-Wolf: Rubio Wins EuroleagueTitle, What Does That Mean for Wolves?

May 10th, 2010 by Timber Wolf Leave a reply »
Ricky Rubio, the fifth overall pick of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Spanish sensation that resembles that of a young "Pistol Pete" Maravich—if you don't believe me—if you have 10 minutes...

While more than likely, Rubio would have been the starting point guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves, he elected to stay overseas, a decision that will allow him to get stronger, more experience, and play on the best European team in the Euroleague.

Boy, did it pay off.

Not only did he start for them, he led them to their second Euroleague title, and proved himself to be a winner while handling the pressure of being the starting point on the best team in the Euroleague.

He's had to balance egos, play without the ball, and play under the pressure knowing that Barca has invested a lot of money in him, and that they expect him to be worth every dime. I'm pretty sure that Barca didn't expect him to cash in this quickly.

"To be in the Final Four of the Euroleague, this is where I want to be," said the recipient of the league's Rising Star Award, given annually to the best young player. "I've worked h ...

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