Ricky Rubio PG MIN 3 Days
The Heat stifled Ricky Rubio throughout Saturday's game, and he finished with a single point to go along with five rebounds, six assists, three steals and six turnovers.
The Wolves have lost five of the past six games, and Rubio has only cracked double-digit assists once since mid-November. He's averaging 2.9 steals, 4.5 rebounds and 8.5 assists to buoy his fantasy value, but owners weren't expecting a regression offensively -- he's averaging just 8.7 points per game on 36.9 percent shooting.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 13 Days
Ricky Rubio hit 6-of-12 shots and zero 3-pointers on his way to 17 points, five rebounds, 11 assists and two steals, but also committed seven turnovers in Wednesday's loss to Ty Lawson and the Nuggets.
There are times that Rubio looks like an elite point guard, and others where he disappears. What he is is a steals specialist who can put up big point-guard numbers on any given night. It would be nice if he were a more consistent scorer, but he's doing enough on a nightly basis to keep his owners happy. He had gone seven straight games without a double-double, so this one was a welcome sight for sore eyes.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 15 Days
Ricky Rubio had five steals in Monday's loss to the Pacers to go with seven points, nine boards and seven assists in 36 minutes.
He shot 3-of-9 from the field, but the steals, boards and dimes make this an outstanding game for Rubio. He's been a thief in his last four games with a combined 16 swipes and he extended his lead on Michael Carter-Willliams in steals per game among NBA players.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 18 Days
Ricky Rubio scored 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting with two threes, two boards, eight assists and three steals over 25 minutes in Friday's blowout win over the Nets.
If you glanced and saw the minutes you can rule out any of the issues that have plagued him over the last week or so as he was terrific tonight. The buy low window is cracked open and it won't be for long.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 20 Days
Ricky Rubio hit just 2-of-7 shots and a 3-pointer for five points, two rebounds, six assists and four steals in Wednesday's loss to the Clippers.
Rubio has struggled since posting a monster line of 16 points and 16 assists last Wednesday, averaging just 4.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 7.2 assists, 2.0 steals and 0.5 3-pointers while hitting just 6-of-22 shots over his last four games. Most of those numbers are fine, but the shooting and lack of scoring is a fantasy buzzkill. Hopefully he'll bounce back against the ancient, injured and imploding Nets on Friday.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 24 Days
Ricky Rubio shot 1-of-5 from the field for three points on Saturday to go with six boards, seven assists, one steal and two turnovers in 32 minutes.
He did not score on Friday and he dropped his season shooting to just 32.6 percent. Rubio has never been much of a scorer and his production comes predominately in the steals and dimes departments. Although, he's at 4.8 boards and is shooting 88.5 percent from the line this year.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 25 Days
Ricky Rubio was held scoreless in Friday's loss to the Nuggets, while adding 12 assists, eight boards, three steals and five turnovers. in 35 minutes.
Four of his five shots were within three feet of the basket, so the goose egg had was mostly just bad luck. He's taken 42 percent of his shots from within the restricted area this season, up from his 33 percent last season. Rubio is still shooting just 35 percent from the field, but his owners probably don't care with his massive production in steals and dimes.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 27 Days
Ricky Rubio handed out a career-high 16 assists in Wednesday's win over the Cavs to go with 16 points, six boards, three steals and one 3-pointer in 31 minutes.
He even shot 5-of-7 from the field and the Wolves put up 70 points in the first half. Their offense was clicking even before this game, ranking sixth in offensive efficiency and third in pace, which has resulted in some big-time numbers all around. Rubio leads the league in steals and he's up to 9.7 assists per game. With field goal percentage out of the equation, he's one of the best point guards in fantasy hoops.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 30 Days
Ricky Rubio triple-doubled in Sunday's drubbing of the Lakers, scoring 12 points with 10 rebounds, 14 assists and five steals.
As the icing on the cake, Rubio even dropped in both of his 3-point attempts. His weakness has always been his jump shooting and that's never been more obvious than this season, as he came in mired at 28.1 percent from the field, but he's compensating with 89.5 percent FTs, 3.7 boards, 7.8 dimes and a league-leading 3.6 steals per game.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 1 Month
Ricky Rubio had another quiet outing on Friday against the Mavs, hitting just 2-of-8 shots for six points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals in 35 minutes.
Rubio is starting to play tentative and one can't help but think his shooting troubles are at the core of the issue. He's still a top 45-60 play in 8- and 9-cat leagues, respectively, and this is probably his rock bottom so get those buy low offers out there while you can.