Ricky Rubio offered up his thoughts on basketball, winter, shopping and many other subjects as he held his first news conference. Updated Jun. 22, 2011
Two years after being drafted by the Timberwolves, point guard Ricky Rubio will join the team for the 2011-2012 season.
Ricky Rubio is happy to be in Minnesota, and excited to play for the Timberwolves.
Timberwolves fans, cheerleaders and mascot Crunch greeted point guard Ricky Rubio after his flight landed at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Monday. Rubio left the airport and boarded a team van with David Kahn.
Minnesota Timberwolves Ricky Rubio was all smiles in his first press c...
Point guard Ricky Rubio arrived in Minnesota - almost exactly two years after he was drafted - to the delight of the Timberwolves faithful.
Ricky Rubio arrived at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
It's hard to imagine Rubio transforming himself from a Spanish league backup into an NBA star, but maybe his arrival will signal or coincide with an era of good luck and player development for the Wolves.
In his whirlwind remaking of the Wolves' lousy roster, David Kahn has created a team whose two best holdovers are power forwards, and whose two top draft picks are point guards.
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