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Rubio says he'll be back in December

It looks like Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will return from his torn ACL and start playing again in December. That's what team owner Glen Taylor thinks, anyway. Rubio agreed, saying he's "eager to start running, and I think in December I would be ready to play."
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