Life in the shoes of Wolves Ricky Rubio

Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan recently followed the young international basketball sensation for a week, including the night Rubio's rookie season would be cut short with a torn ACL in his left knee.
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Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan recently followed the young international basketball sensation for a week, including the night Rubio's rookie season would be cut short with a torn ACL in his left knee.

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