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Report: Ricky Rubio suffers season-ending torn ACL

WCCO reports an MRI confirmed the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard will miss the rest of the season. Recovery from this type of injury typically takes six to nine months. Rubio fell to the floor and grabbed his left knee after he collided with Kobe Bryant with just 16 seconds left in Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.
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WCCO reports an MRI confirmed the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard will miss the rest of the season. Recovery from this type of injury typically takes six to nine months. Rubio fell to the floor and grabbed his left knee after he collided with Kobe Bryant with just 16 seconds left in Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.

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