Ricky Rubio PG MIN 2 Days
Rubio scored 18 points (5-11 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 7-9 FT) with 12 rebounds, 11 assists and a steal in 40 minutes during Monday's loss to the Clippers.
It's the fourth triple-double of his career, and his third straight game with double-digit assists. Rubio appears to have shaken the rust off following his return from an ankle injury, averaging 12.7 points, 10.0 assists, 8.2 boards and 2.7 steals over his last six games.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 12 Days
Rubio paced the Timberwolf offense with 10 points (2-10 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 5-6 FT), eight rebounds, and 14 assists in 37 minutes in the win over the Suns on Friday.Rubio had his first double-digit assist game since returning from his ankle injury. The All-Star break gave him a good rest and he could be in for a nice second half. With Zach LaVine as the backup point guard, Rubio should get a lot of minutes.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 21 Days
Rubio scored 18 points (7-16 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with nine rebounds, five assists and three steals in 32 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Warriors.This line will encourage owners who have held him through his injury. The All-star break will give him added time to continue his rehabilitation and work on his conditioning. The buy-low window is slightly ajar if you need assists and steals.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 22 Days
Rubio (rest) returned to action Monday against the Hawks and posted eight points, one rebound, five assists, and two steals in 26 minutes of action.Rubio owners can take a sigh of relief, as he's managed to miss just one game ever since returning from an ankle injury. He's not quite performing in the same way just yet--averaging 10.8 points, 3.0 rebounds, 5.8 assists, and 1.3 steals so far. As long as he's healthy, expect those numbers to improve.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 24 Days
Rubio will sit out Sunday's game against the Pistons but will play against the Hawks on Monday, the Star Tribune reports.
Rubio is not quite ready to play in back-to-back games as he'll sit Sunday. However, he'll likely play around his average of 26.9 minutes when the Timberwolves play Monday.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 25 Days
Rubio will likely only play one of the back-to-back games Sunday and Monday, Andy Greder of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Shabazz Muhammad is returning to the lineup Monday, so perhaps Rubio will sit that game out to allow for Zach LaVine and Mo Williams to remain a part of the rotation. Either way, Rubio's owners should be aware of the fact that he will probably sit out one of Minnesota's next two games, and this could turn into a trend during future back-to-back sets.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 26 Days
Rubio recorded 17 points (6-12 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, five assists and three steals in 26 minutes during the Timberwolves' 90-89 win versus the Grizzlies on Friday.
This was the most minutes Rubio has seen since his return earlier this week, and owners who patiently held on to him while he was injured have to be pleased with the progression he's shown during his first three games back in the lineup.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 28 Days
Rubio (ankle) scored eight points (1-3 FG, 6-8 FT) with nine assists in 23 minutes in the win over Miami on Wednesday.
Rubio is slowly ramping up in minutes after missing the majority of the season after a severe ankle injury. His three field goal attempts is a low total even for the Spanish point guard, but he was able to get to the line.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 29 Days
Rubio received standard treatment on his ankle Tuesday and is probable to play Wednesday, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Rubio returned to action Monday after missing 42 games with a severe ankle sprain, scoring 10 points and handing out four assists in 21 minutes. He'll likely remain on a minutes limit for a few more games, but Rubio said he felt "great" after Monday's game, so hopefully the ankle injury is a thing of the past.
Ricky Rubio PG MIN 29 Days
Rubio scored ten points with four assists in 21 minutes in Monday's loss to Dallas. It was his first game after missing 42 games due to a severely sprained left ankle. "It felt pretty good," Rubio told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "I feel in shape. I feel great."
Rubio was on a playing time limit of about 20 minutes. He'll likely remain on some kind of minutes limit the next few games as he's eased back into action.