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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 at 1:54 pm  |  25 responses

Kid Rocks

Ricky Rubio is finally here.

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Oftentimes, there’s very little said about overseas players, even if they’re slotted to be the “next.” Look at Andrea Bargnani. The cat went first overall three years ago and we still know less about him than we do Ricky Rubio. Talk about the power of YouTube all you want, the fact of the matter is if Ricky is creating hype. His game speaks louder than SLAM can shout. Our goal is to direct you to listen in the right directions…

We wouldn’t shut up about LeBron (still haven’t actually), leading the Young King’s hype train for many years, and now… well, now you and everyone else knows. So trust the hype on this Rubio kid as well. Sure, he’s 18 years old and has a ways to go, but he’s straight cash money.

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  • dcballa

    1st!!where´s the hate?

  • dcballa

    hope he goes to the thunder!!!that would be fun to watch

  • dcballa

    hope he goes to the thunder!that would be fun to watch!!

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  • Ken

    I’ve heard people disparagingly compare him to Jason Williams (eboy), but really, would that be so bad? What’s wrong with an entertaining, flashy point guard?

  • http://nbacheapseats.blogspot.com Chendaddy

    ALWAYS BELIEVE THE HYPE ON FOREIGN PLAYERS!! Look how good Yi Jianlian, Muhammad Saer Sene, and Darko Milicic turned out!!

  • Teddy-the-Bear

    LOL Andrea Bargnani > Ricky Rubio, just in case you folks don’t know.

  • catalan

    ricky has blood, bargnani… no.

  • http://slamonline.com Spaceship Jay

    Meh, will see.

  • Word of God

    B.U.S.T.

  • http://www.broy7.com nate the great

    he is bomb!

  • http://www.facebook.com/sesa.opas Sesa

    Don’t you think it’ll make me looked gay if I had his wallpapers on my desktop?
    He had that John Amaechi look on him

  • http://www.realcavsfans.com Anton

    Cosign Sesa. At least have him holding a basketball so your co-workers don’t think you’re having pics of 18 year old boys on your wallpaper.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Blinguo

    You can thank SLAM for the extra black bg though if you want to put in some Jonas Bros. to surround him for more of that (SLAM commenters made that connection in another post), or take out Don Magic Juan from a pic and replace him with Rubio here, keeping the women or something. They gave you the option to easily customize and why complain on a pic you won’t even DL and use?
    You don’t have to justify why you’re not going to use something.

  • underdog

    h.y.p.e.

  • http://www.another48minutes.blogspot.com Gerard Himself

    ah right, it’s that time of the year when people are making dumb comments like “bust”, even though the players haven’t played a single minute of NBA Basketball yet. Give him a year or two (three) before calling some kid a bust, will ya?

  • Yassi

    thanks SLAM. Next….one without the DKV Joventut, ok? i just dont feel comfortable seeing him in that green anymore……

  • http://double-technical.blogspot.com Zee!

    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • http://staticseth.blogspot.com/ Seth

    Cool wallpaper, gonna rep the hell out of it. Got that same jersey coming in the mail too.

  • ab_40

    he looks like trudy wiegel from reno 911 on this pic haha WOW

  • Mint Nattida

    I love he so much
    Imiss you…Ricky Rubio

  • http://cotton-alonez.hi5.com Cotz

    ♡ rickz’

  • tay

    if i go to spain i will vivis you ricky
    from thailand

  • http://dcee@movistar.net andres

    ricky rubio = 10 estrellas

  • http://Slamonline Don

    Bust

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