FIBA One to Watch: Spain's Ricky Rubio

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The 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship begins this weekend in Istanbul, where the focus will be on the young Team USA squad led by Derrick Rose and Kevin Durant. However, another player worth scoping out is Spain's Ricky Rubio, a 19-year-old phenom many consider the best European guard prospect ever. Drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in '09 as the fifth overall pick, Rubio has yet to reach an agreement with the 'Wolves and will continue to play in Spain until that happens.

In the meantime, enjoy this video mixtape of Rubio highlights:

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The 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championship begins this weekend in Istanbul, where the focus will be on the young Team USA squad led by Derrick Rose and Kevin Durant. However, another player worth scoping out is Spain's Ricky Rubio, a 19-year-old phenom many consider the best European guard prospect ever. Drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in '09 as the fifth overall pick, Rubio has yet to reach an agreement with the 'Wolves and will continue to play in Spain until that happens.

In the meantime, enjoy this video mixtape of Rubio highlights:

Also, check out his Nike Signature Move—The Wrap Around:

Don't forget to check out STACK's coverage of Team USA @ the Nike WBF.

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