Rubio's one year anniversary is Sunday

Ricky Rubio's one year anniversary of signing with the Wolves is this Sunday. He took time to chat with the Star Tribune about his experiences. He says it's been "a dream come true" to play in the NBA.
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Ricky Rubio's one year anniversary of signing with the Wolves is this Sunday. He took time to chat with the Star Tribune about his experiences. He says it's been "a dream come true" to play in the NBA.

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