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Rubio, Williams could be a dynamic duo

Rookies Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams fueled the best in each other during the Timberwolves' exhibition win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Fans hope this is more than a one game thing.
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Rookies Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams fueled the best in each other during the Timberwolves' exhibition win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Fans hope this is more than a one game thing.

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