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Ricki Rubio to undergo MRI on injured left knee Saturday

There's fear the Timberwolves rookie point guard tore his ACL. Rubio fell to the floor and grabbed his knee after he collided with Kobe Bryant with just 16 seconds left in Friday night's loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.
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There's fear the Timberwolves rookie point guard tore his ACL. Rubio fell to the floor and grabbed his knee after he collided with Kobe Bryant with just 16 seconds left in Friday night's loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.

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