Ricky Rubio - updates

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MVP Rubio says World Cup winners Spain 'had biggest heart'

Sep 16, 2019 - 12:38 PM

Ricky Rubio leads Spain to its second FIBA World Cup crown with averages of 16.4 points, 6.0 assists, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.5 steals

AT THE TOP. Ricky Rubio and Spain are world champions again. Photo from fiba.basketball

Ricky Rubio makes history to lead Spain to World Cup semis

Sep 11, 2019 - 9:40 AM

Spain gears up for a semifinal showdown against Australia or Czech Republic after a record-setting run with Ricky Rubio

RECORD BREAKER. Ricky Rubio becomes the all-time World Cup leader in assists. Photo fro, fiba.basketball

Rubio stars as Spain shrugs off slow start to FIBA World Cup 2019

Sep 01, 2019 - 2:34 AM

Spain arrests a poor start while tournament favorite Serbia wastes no time stamping its class

TOP GUNS. Spanish stalwarts (from left) Ricky Rubio, Marc Gasol, and Juancho Hernangomez power Spain to an opening-day win. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Mitchell, Walker lead USA over Spain in World Cup warm-up

Aug 17, 2019 - 4:35 PM

Team USA's NBA players overpower the Spain squad bannered by Marc Gasol and Ricky Rubio in their World Cup prep

BUILDUP. Team USA's Donovan Mitchell shoots a jumper against Spain's Victor Claver and Ricky Rubio during an exhibition game in Anaheim, California. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

Mar 23, 2019 - 11:15 AM

Check out Steph Curry and Ricky Rubio's slick moves and Kevin Durant's huge block

Jazz lose injured point guard Ricky Rubio for at least one game

Apr 29, 2018 - 7:54 AM

A left hamstring strain sidelines the Spaniard in Utah’s second-round opener versus Houston

BIG BLOW. Ricky Rubio’s absence may be telling against a Houston side that holds a league-best regular season record. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Clippers drop Timberwolves, spoil Rubio return

Nov 13, 2016 - 2:40 PM

In other action the Spurs Celtics and Lakers also collect wins

Timberwolves eyeing return of Rubio from sprained elbow

Nov 12, 2016 - 10:25 AM

Coach Tom Thibodeau says the Timberwolves trying to end a 12 year playoff drought misses Ricky Rubio s intensity and savvy

RETURNING SOON. Ricky Rubio appears close to returning from injury as he practices with the Minnesota Timberwolves. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Ricky Rubio’s game winner sinks Thunder

Mar 12, 2016 - 12:07 PM

If we’re being honest there was some luck involved in Rubio’s 3 ball

NBA: Warriors make it a dozen wins

Nov 18, 2015 - 3:48 PM

Make that 12 0 for the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors

12-0. The NBA defending champs continue on their rampage to start the season. Steph Curry is seen in this photo reacting to a Draymond Green basket against the Raptors. Photo by EZRA SHAW/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP

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Nov 05, 2015 - 6:44 PM

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Ricky Rubio: Philippine basketball ‘pretty close’ to NBA style

Aug 22, 2015 - 6:54 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio says he drew this conclusion after he watched Gilas Pilipinas in the World Cup

Rubio: Wiggins will one day be MVP, T-Wolves can make playoffs

Aug 21, 2015 - 10:02 PM

He s going to be a big key for us to get to the Playoffs Rubio says about Wiggins

WATCH: Highlights of Ricky Rubio in Manila

Aug 21, 2015 - 8:55 PM

The NBA guard s Manila tour starts with a free throw contest in Intramuros and a meet and greet in Bonifacio Global City

IN PHOTOS: Ricky Rubio arrives in Manila

Aug 21, 2015 - 9:55 AM

The Minnesota Timberwolves guard arrives in Manila to tour the Philippine capital

Photo by Jedwin M. Llobrera/Rappler

Ricky Rubio announces upcoming visit to Philippines

Aug 07, 2015 - 11:33 PM

The Minnesota point guard is also going to visit Dubai this month

NBA wRap: Pelicans end Hawks' winning streak

Feb 03, 2015 - 3:18 PM

Atlanta plays catch up all game as New Orleans led by rising All Star Anthony Davis end the Hawks winning streak at 19

SHOW STOPPER. New Orleans' Anthony Davis blocks a shot by Atlanta's Jeff Teague as the Pelicans end the Hawks' streak at 19. New Orleans Pelicans Facebook Page

All roads lead to Spain: FIBA World Cup Group A preview

Aug 30, 2014 - 2:49 PM

Take a closer look at FIBA World Cup Group A which includes Spain Brazil Serbia France Iran and Egypt

Pau Gasol (L) and Marc Gasol (R), seen after winning the 2006 FIBA World Championship, are a big part of why Spain is expected to top Group A. Photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

FIBA World Cup 101: A guide to the spectacle in Spain

Aug 27, 2014 - 5:40 AM

Prepare for the FIBA World Cup in Spain by reading everything you d need to know about the teams tournament format and key matchups

Derrick Rose, seen during Team USA's gold medal winning performance against Russia in 2010, will make his return from injury in the 2014 World Cup. Photo by Georgi Licovski/EPA

7 NBA stars we can't wait to return

Nov 16, 2012 - 1:25 PM

Rappler lists the players we are most looking forward to returning to the court after they were plagued by injuries