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Will Rubio stay in Spain?

Updated: May 26, 2009, 2:53 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN.com
The Ricky Rubio rumors are flying around, and some of the speculation is overheated. Let's sort out the substance from the hot air.

Over the course of the last week, I've read or heard that Rubio would be (a) withdrawing from the draft, (b) staying in the draft and being selected, according to various conflicting rumors, by the Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder and Sacramento Kings, and (c) staying in the draft but refusing to come to the NBA this year if he had to play for the Grizzlies or Thunder.

This comes after months of hand-wringing over whether he would even declare for the draft.

Chad Ford

Senior Writer, NBA Insider