Rubio could be ready for training camp

Ricky Rubio met with his doctor today and tweeted that his surgically repaired knee is better than expected. General manager David Kahn added to the good news saying Rubio will be at training camp with the team in October to do some non-contact things.
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Rubio has successful knee surgery

Timberwolves' rookie point guard Ricky Rubio underwent successful knee surgery on Wednesday. The operation repaired Rubio's torn anterior cruciate and lateral cruciate ligaments in his left knee. Rubio is expected to make a full recovery.

Rubio wants to run in September

Next week is a big week for Ricky Rubio as he returns to Colorado to meet with the surgeon who repaired his torn ACL. He has his knee examined every six weeks, and he's hoping to be running again in September.

Rubio surgery set for Wednesday

Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will undergo surgery next Wednesday in Colorado to repair a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced. Rubio's season ended on March 9 after a collision with L.A.'s Kobe Bryant at Target Center.

Rubio's word of the week: Douche

We'll let Kevin Love do the tweeting on this one. Enjoy. "So I walk into the training room this morning and Ricky Rubio calls me a douche. Looks like the Spaniard learned his new word for the week."

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."

Rubio talked trash with Kobe

Ricky Rubio is starting to talk trash. Rubio met up with Spanish friend and teammate Pau Gasol after Sunday's game -- then Kobe Bryant walked by. Kobe asked if they were talking about the 2012 Olympics, and Rubio responded by saying, "You know you're getting the silver medal. You know that." Kobe then challenged Rubio to a bet, which he accepted.