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Ricky Rubio will leave the NBA when his son enters elementary school | NBA

We are obviously very sad for all the players who have suffered serious injuries, but the fate of Ricky Rubio is even more sad. Firstly because it is not the first time that he has injured his knee so seriously, but also because he was having his best career season in a surprise formation. Unfortunately, it is not certain that we will see him again on the side of the Cavaliers since he is at the end of the contract, and that he could even be exchanged in the weeks to come.

“My regret only lasted one day. I hurt myself, and what can we do about it? You have to put things into perspective. Let’s not forget that we are in the middle of a pandemic” recalls the Spanish leader in La Vanguardia, before giving his opinion on the rumors. “It’s part of the business… Before, I took it very badly. You take it badly because you like to give your all for the team you play for, and when you give so much and later you see, like in Phoenix or Minnesota, that they trade you without even letting you know. … I got used to it, and when February approaches, the rumors of a Ricky Rubio trade start. »

Lucid, Rubio also knows that he is approaching the last part of his career. If his recovery goes well, we should find him at the start of the school year in a workforce, but he warns that his number of years is numbered. Her son is two years old, and he doesn’t want to miss his entry into first grade. So it will be in four years.

“When my son starts school, the NBA won’t be worth it. We will have to go back. I don’t want to upset him when he turns six, at an age when you start making friends. I discussed it with my wife and we were very clear. There will be a time when basketball will no longer be the priority. »

Ricky Rubio Percentage Bounces
Season Team GM Minimum Shots 3 points LF Off Def Early pd party Int bp CT Points
2011-12 MIN 41 34 35.7 34.0 80.3 0.5 3.7 4.2 8.2 2.4 2.2 3.2 0.2 10.6
2012-13 MIN 57 30 36.0 29.3 79.9 0.8 3.3 4.0 7.3 2.5 2.4 3.0 0.1 10.7
2013-14 MIN 82 32 38.1 33.1 80.2 0.7 3.4 4.2 8.6 2.7 2.3 2.7 0.1 9.5
2014-15 MIN 22 32 35.6 25.5 80.3 0.9 4.8 5.7 8.8 2.7 1.7 2.9 0.1 10.3
2015-16 MIN 76 31 37.4 32.6 84.7 0.5 3.8 4.3 8.7 2.6 2.1 2.5 0.1 10.1
2016-17 MIN 75 33 40.2 30.6 89.1 0.9 3.2 4.1 9.1 2.7 1.7 2.6 0.1 11.2
2017-18 UTH 77 29 41.8 35.2 86.6 0.6 4.0 4.6 5.3 2.7 1.6 2.7 0.1 13.1
2018-19 UTH 68 28 40.4 31.1 85.5 0.5 3.1 3.6 6.1 2.7 1.3 2.7 0.2 12.7
2019-20 PHX 65 31 41.5 36.1 86.3 0.7 4.0 4.7 8.8 2.6 1.5 2.7 0.2 13.0
2020-21 MIN 68 26 38.8 30.8 86.7 0.4 2.9 3.3 6.4 2.0 1.4 1.6 0.1 8.6
2021-22 KEY 34 29 36.3 33.9 85.4 0.4 3.7 4.2 6.6 2.2 1.4 2.7 0.2 13.1
Total 665 30 38.9 32.6 84.3 0.6 3.5 4.2 7.6 2.5 1.8 2.6 0.1 11.1
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