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Rookie Watch: Ricky Rubio!

Originally Published: January 20, 2012
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Ricky RubioBrace Hemmelgarn/US PresswireAveraging 10.7 points, 8.3 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 2.3 steals, Ricky Rubio has been a joy to watch.

Two years ago, many of us expected Ricky Rubio to play like he's playing now, looking like a veteran in a rookie's body. I ranked him as the No. 2 player in the 2009 draft class largely because of the way he's able to get everyone around him to be more productive.