Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 9:30 am  |  3 responses

Timberwolves Owner Expects Ricky Rubio to Play Before Christmas

According to Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor — who continues to search for a successor — says that Ricky Rubio will be back on the court prior to Christmas. (For now, though, Ricky is still undergoing rehab.) From SI: “Christmas will come early this year in Minnesota. Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Wednesday morning that Ricky Rubio will be back playing with the team before Christmas, according to a tweet from Darren Wolfson of ESPN. The All-Rookie first team point guard hasn’t played since he torn his ACL in March in a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, and the initial timetable for his return was sometime around the new year. Rubio was in the middle of a promising season that was already shortened because of the lockout. In 41 games last season, he averaged 10.1 points, 8.2 assists and 2.2 steals in 34 minutes per game.”

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  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Verified Account

    The Wolves need Rubio to be running that offensive & selling tickets..

  • spit hot fiyah

    timberwolves = upcoming season’s league pass team

  • RunNGun

    Rubio is league pass.