Monday, May 21, 2012

Rubio voted runner up for the NBA Rookie of the Year award

We all know the Minnesota Timberwolves are awesome, but I guess I missed this announcement!

Last week, Ricky Rubio was voted second place for the NBA Rookie of the Year award. Even with an injury that knocked him out of the end of his first season, Rubio has drawn positive attention to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Of course, he's always been expected to play well - he was chosen fifth overall in the 2009 draft. When he came back after playing in Spain for two years, he definitely lived up to the hype.

Rubio lost to Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Congrats, Rubio!
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