With Ricky Rubio, The Timberwolves Could Get Really Good, Really Fast.

April 18th, 2010 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »
Wolves fans like me are forced to wait patiently for the past year and likely the next year (or more) to see if some kid we've never seen play a "real" professional game ever suits up for one of the worst teams in the league.

While I have my doubts, as Ricky Rubio (pictured) seems to be a spoiled, pampered, big-city-or-bust kid, the possibility of his game intrigues me to the point where again, I have little or no choice but to hope he decides as soon as next year to come overseas and try and save a franchise he owes nothing to other than the fact they drafted him.

I did not want the Wolves to draft Rubio. For one, I didn't expect him to be there at five, despite his talents, I called him possibly the next Fran Vazquez, another former Spanish star who refused to come to the NBA because among other reasons, he just couldn't leave the comforts of home.

But the Wolves drafted him so now we, as fans, have to spin him off as the next big thing and hope for the best. Still, I cannot blame the team for trying and I cannot blame the team for taking him. I wanted that circus to be avoided but now it appears this may be the only way save for a Turner or Wa ...

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