View Full Version : Ricky Rubio wins Young Player Of The Year Award

07-23-2008, 08:28 PM
Ricky Rubio was presented with the award for the 2007 FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year Tuesday night before the tip-off of the friendly game in Madrid, between World champions Spain and the defending Olympic champions of Argentina.

Rubio is currently playing for the Spanish national team which is preparing for the Beijing Olympic Games.

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07-25-2008, 04:00 PM
He's supposed to be a Top 5 NBA Draft pick within the next year or two.

He beat out some NBA players, such as Sergio Rodriguez, to get on Spain's Olympic basketball roster for next month. And he's only 17 years old right now.

07-25-2008, 05:44 PM
This kid is gonna be one hell of a PG in the future. Definitely looking a franchise type player.

07-25-2008, 07:17 PM
Can't wait to see him in the Olympics.

Global Celtic
07-31-2008, 08:24 AM
Won't be easy seeing him at the NBA in the next couple of years.
He has a 6 million euro (approximately $9.5 million) buyout clause from his current club, Joventut Badalona.

Here's an interesting article from Hoopshype.com (don't you love that website?) about Rubio's situation: