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Rubio Thread Seis (VI)

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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#542 » by EddieJonesFan » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:16 am

It was such an absolute joy to see Rubio play again. I really hope he's able to fully recover and stay healthy from here on out, I think he's become my favorite NBA player.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#543 » by [RCG] » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:35 am

EddieJonesFan wrote:It was such an absolute joy to see Rubio play again. I really hope he's able to fully recover and stay healthy from here on out, I think he's become my favorite NBA player.


Your feelings must be pretty fickle. :lol:
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#544 » by lobishome » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:15 am

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I think his body is stronger and he has got more muscle, but he still needs get physical endurance. When he played his first eleven minutes, he seemed a little tired and his legs seemed be dead at last two or three minutes.

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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#545 » by southern wolf » Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:26 pm

I guess it would help if he got a little bit stronger, but I think he can be a star without the extra muscle. Look at a guy like Steve Nash whose game is obviously similar to Rubio's, he's always been on the thin side and it hasn't stopped him from becoming an MVP. Even an attacking, driving PG like Jennings can make a name for himself and he's rail thin.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#546 » by C.lupus » Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:29 pm

He just needs to be strong enough to finish at the rim. That was an issue lat year. He's definitely bulked up a bit now. I guess the backyard wrestling helped.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#547 » by lobishome » Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:08 pm

Steve Nash can't guard a flowerpot and Ricky is a good defender. A stronger body could help him with the screens.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#548 » by kd35sneighbor » Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:05 pm

southern wolf wrote:I guess it would help if he got a little bit stronger, but I think he can be a star without the extra muscle. Look at a guy like Steve Nash whose game is obviously similar to Rubio's, he's always been on the thin side and it hasn't stopped him from becoming an MVP. Even an attacking, driving PG like Jennings can make a name for himself and he's rail thin.


Except ummm Nash is one of the best shooters of all-time.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#549 » by [RCG] » Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:15 pm

I take it that top Ricky is him now and bottom Ricky is last year?
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#550 » by Worm Guts » Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:32 pm

They both look like this year Ricky.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#551 » by [RCG] » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:00 pm

Worm Guts wrote:They both look like this year Ricky.


Hmm Ricky looks a little more defined in the top picture to me...
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#552 » by Chocobanana » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:39 pm

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Worm Guts wrote:They both look like this year Ricky.


Hmm Ricky looks a little more defined in the top picture to me...

i think that is because his arms are bent in that picture.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#553 » by Klomp » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:13 pm

Good to know that Ricky is just an average NBA starting point guard.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#554 » by Krapinsky » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:33 pm

Rubio has a 35 PER after one game 8-)
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#555 » by C.lupus » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:34 pm

That's just average.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#556 » by FinnTheHuman » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:36 pm

Klomp wrote:Good to know that Ricky is just an average NBA starting point guard.


If it was sarcasm, I don't see who you're responding to, if you're serious, then gtfo. :D
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#557 » by C.lupus » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:38 pm

He's referring to this idiotic thread: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1220234
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#558 » by Mattya » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:39 pm

Come on guys we all know Jeff Teague, Jason Kidd, and Andre Miller are all better than him.

He has to prove he can win before he even gets mentioned in the same sentence with those guys.



Honestly though, he is just amazing. I can't imagine how good we will be once everyone is healthy and finds their groove.

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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#559 » by FinnTheHuman » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:45 pm

Man, guys on that board are mostly guys who follow only their own teams and the best or most hyped players, and they base their opinion on teams and players they don't watch from their stats. I don't read a thing there anymore, when I did it caused me some serious IQ drop.
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Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#560 » by Mattya » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:46 pm

FinnTheHuman wrote:Man, guys on that board are mostly guys who follow only their own teams and the best or most hyped players, and they base their opinion on teams and players they don't watch from their stats. I don't read a thing there, when I did it caused me some serious IQ drop.


More likely they have never watched basketball in their lives.

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