Ricky Rubio Speaker Profile
Spanish NBA Player for the Minnesota Timberwolves
Ricky Rubio Biography
Ricky Rubio was born October 21, 1990 in El Masnou, Barcelona, Spain and is a professional basketball player. Rubio became the youngest player ever to play in the Spanish ACB League on October 15, 2005. Rubio plays the point guard position for DKV Joventut in both the ACB and the ULEB Eurocup.
Rubio debuted in the Spanish ACB League in the 2005-06 season with DKV Joventut. He won the FIBA EuroCup championship with Joventut that year. He led the Spanish ACB League in steals during the 2006-07 season. He also won the Spanish ACB League's Rising Star Award that season. Rubio was also named the 2007 and 2008 FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year.
He made his Euroleague debut on October 24, 2006, versus Panathinaikos of Athens as Joventut's backup point guard for Elmer Bennett. Rubio averaged 2.8 assists per game in his first season of Euroleague play. He won the ULEB Cup championship with Joventut in 2008. He was also voted the Spanish ACB League's best point guard in 2008.
Rubio won the 2008 Mr. Europa Award. In 2009, his club Badalona raised the amount of money that his contract paid per year from -¬80,000 euros net income to -¬300,000 euros net income. He was named the Defensive Player of the Year for the Spanish ACB League 2008-09 season, and he also lead the league in steals and assists that season. Rubio declared himself eligible for the 2009 NBA Draft on April 20th 2009. Rubio's agent is Dan Fegan.
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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 6:20 pm
Retired NBA star Peja Stojakovic and Minnesota Timberwolves star guard Ricky Rubio took a trip to Dubai this summer to help promote the sport of basketball to a children’s camp. The two of them found that all of the kids were very eager to spend time with them, and that the UAE is starting to develop a much higher interest in basketball overall. At the day camp, the two pros gave lots...[Read More]
Posted on 10 January 2014 | 9:16 pm
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio recently held an autograph signing at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Ridgedale Center. Autograph tickets for the Timberwolves point guard costed $30 each, jersey autographs were $50 each and inscriptions accompanied by an auto ticket went for $25. Rubio became the youngest player ever to play in the Spanish ACB League on October 15, 2005,...[Read More]
Posted on 3 December 2013 | 7:25 pm
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio held a post game meet and greet with his biggest fan after snapping a two-game losing streak. Ricky Rubio finished the game with 12 points and 7 assists but his biggest highlight was meeting a lucky 13 year old fan for her birthday after the game. Rubio bonded with the lucky fan and her family and got to share some nice moment. Rubio...[Read More]
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