KG to Rubio: Minnesotans are 'amazing'

Timberwolves rookie Ricky Rubio apparently got some advice from Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett when they played together over the summer in Los Angeles. Fox Sports North reports that Garnett said, among other things, that Minnesota sports fans are 'amazing' and will make him feel very comfortable.
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Timberwolves rookie Ricky Rubio apparently got some advice from Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett when they played together over the summer in Los Angeles. Fox Sports North reports that Garnett said, among other things, that Minnesota sports fans are 'amazing' and will make him feel very comfortable.

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