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Ricky Rubio: A Spanish Sensation

Published by on May 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Ricky Rubio is the best player in the world that you don't know about, but why would you?

He lives in Spain, he's white, he plays professional basketball and, Oh, did I mention he's eighteen?

Rubio, a 6'3'' point guard, has been playing basketball for DVK Joventut of the Euro Premiere League, perhaps the second best league in the world, four seasons now.

In 2008, at seventeen, Rubio averaged 10.0 points, 3.9 assists, and 3.2 rebounds a game and helped his Spanish club win the Spanish National Cup. He has been compared to a young Pete Maravich because of his floppy socks and creativity on the floor.

I know what you're thinking.

"This kid is playing in Spain against nonathletic,...

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