Not even star players from foreign countries are immune to a little rookie hazing.
Articles tagged: Ricky Rubio
The Timberwolves held their own in a 106-101 loss to the Lakers on Sunday night. With fellow countrymen Pau Gasol and Ricky Rubio sharing the court, some friendly trash talk was expected.
Gregg Popovich has some advice for Ricky Rubio and any other international players who are looking to adjust to life in America: don’t do it.
Being that this is Ricky Rubio’s first year playing basketball in the United States, his teammates have no choice but to subject him to a little rookie hazing.
With so many games in an NBA season and a countless amount of players who just coast along, we don’t often think of the NBA schedule as being particularly rigorous.
For someone like Ricky Rubio who is looking to adjust to life in the NBA, the lockout is probably particularly annoying.
Ricky Rubio was drafted 5th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2009 NBA Draft but he waited two years before officially deciding to play in the NBA.
A few months into the season and the big debate that occurred on draft day regarding the Timberwolves has been pushed aside in favor of more current topics.