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Wolves: Rubio's surgery successful

The Minnesota Timberwolves say Ricky Rubio's surgery to reconstruct his torn ACL was a success. Rubio injured his leg during the Wolves' March 9 loss to the L.A. Lakers.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves say Ricky Rubio's surgery to reconstruct his torn ACL was a success. Rubio injured his leg during the Wolves' March 9 loss to the L.A. Lakers.

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