Apr 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio (9) dribbles in the first quarter against the San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph (5) at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Rumors: Could Ricky Rubio leave Minnesota Timberwolves?


The loss of star power forward Kevin Love looks like a foregone conclusion for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Unless the Timberwolves make a few changes, he may not be the only popular Timberwolves’ player moving on. Point guard Ricky Rubio is also getting sick of missing out on the postseason.

Marca.com (as translated by google) has the scoop.

“The most important thing for me is to win,” said Spanish journalist based NBC moved to Italy.”If it was my preference would be a free agent a team that had a project with me involved. If that occurs when free agent and I’m still on a project to fight for the ring and win … I’d say I’d be in a team winner “

Ricky knows that for Wolves become the winning team many of their choices are to keep Kevin Love in the template, despite all the rumors point to an exit after the request made by the player to the franchise.A request that the player has not yet El Masnou heard from his partner.

“It’s hard to convince someone if you want to go,” Ricky confirmed during your stay in Treviso.”But I still do not know if you want to go or not. It’s something that has come out in the media. I want to know your opinion and it’s something I still do not know, so I do not know what to say. But, of course, if I had to talk to him tell him that I’d love to play with him and we could do great things together. “

Rubio put up 9.5 points, 8.6 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game while shooting 38.1% from the floor, 33.1% from beyond the arc and 80.2% from the free throw line.

The Timberwolves have reportedly been getting calls for both Rubio and center Nikola Pekovic.

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