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.
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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.

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