ImageImageImage

Rubio Thread Seis (VI)

Moderators: Klomp, Basti, C.lupus

User avatar
FinnTheHuman
Sixth Man
Posts: 1,507
And1: 468
Joined: Nov 22, 2012
   

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
User avatar
C.lupus
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Posts: 25,887
And1: 5,181
Joined: Nov 02, 2007
Location: Nobody knows where you are, how near or how far.
   

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
Image
User avatar
Mattya
Head Coach
Posts: 7,485
And1: 1,102
Joined: Aug 08, 2008
   

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.

Rubio/Ridnour/Barea
Budinger/Shved/Lee
AK47/Howard
Love/Cunningham
Pekovic/Steamer
User avatar
FinnTheHuman
Sixth Man
Posts: 1,507
And1: 468
Joined: Nov 22, 2012
   

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.
User avatar
Mattya
Head Coach
Posts: 7,485
And1: 1,102
Joined: Aug 08, 2008
   

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.
User avatar
C.lupus
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Posts: 25,887
And1: 5,181
Joined: Nov 02, 2007
Location: Nobody knows where you are, how near or how far.
   

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#561 » by C.lupus » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:53 pm

viewtopic.php?p=34014362#p34014362

So now he's saying Rubio got benched in Europe for shooting poorly so that is why he's only average in the NBA. :rofl:
Image
User avatar
FinnTheHuman
Sixth Man
Posts: 1,507
And1: 468
Joined: Nov 22, 2012
   

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#562 » by FinnTheHuman » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:02 pm

The only reason he didn't play big minutes in Europe is because he was a teenager, and Barcelona is the strongest team in Europe, half of their players would play important roles in the NBA. Also, Rubio's game is better for NBA because of a bigger court (3 point line in Europe was 6.25 until couple of years, and now it's 6.75 opposed to NBA's 7.25), and because of better shooters and drivers in the NBA who use his assists better.
User avatar
Klomp
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Posts: 37,691
And1: 2,766
Joined: Jul 08, 2005
Contact:
   

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#563 » by Klomp » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:04 pm

“@davebenzwolves: Just asked @rickyrubio9 about his new tattoo and he prefers to keep its meaning a mystery. #twolves”
Image
DusterBuster wrote:Klomp is like the ultimate troll mod.

Esohny wrote:Why are you asking Klomp? "He's" actually a bot that posts random blurbs from a database.
eldans
Freshman
Posts: 50
And1: 1
Joined: Mar 18, 2007
Location: Zaragoza (Spain)

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#564 » by eldans » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:56 pm

FinnTheHuman wrote:The only reason he didn't play big minutes in Europe is because he was a teenager, and Barcelona is the strongest team in Europe, half of their players would play important roles in the NBA. Also, Rubio's game is better for NBA because of a bigger court (3 point line in Europe was 6.25 until couple of years, and now it's 6.75 opposed to NBA's 7.25), and because of better shooters and drivers in the NBA who use his assists better.


No, this is the only reason.
FC Barcelona played the "Navarro System". Navarro is going to be a mith of european basketball. If you have such a SG in a team there is no room for a brilliant young (actually a teenager) PG. All the offence runs through Navarro´s hands. Rubio needs total freedom to create.

That´s Spain NT, not FC Barcelona but you will understand

http://youtu.be/xc2TUCVg-F8
User avatar
Klomp
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Posts: 37,691
And1: 2,766
Joined: Jul 08, 2005
Contact:
   

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#565 » by Klomp » Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:15 am

Image
DusterBuster wrote:Klomp is like the ultimate troll mod.

Esohny wrote:Why are you asking Klomp? "He's" actually a bot that posts random blurbs from a database.
Tirion
Analyst
Posts: 3,309
And1: 130
Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Location: made it, ma! top of the world!

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#566 » by Tirion » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:29 am

Letting this thread fall all the way down to the 2nd page. I'm ashamed of yall and I'm teling Grandma too.

Image
User avatar
The J Rocka
Retired Mod
Retired Mod
Posts: 13,350
And1: 1,606
Joined: Jun 27, 2009
Location: Minneapolis
   

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#567 » by The J Rocka » Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:05 am

These Minnesota women just can't get enough....
User avatar
lobishome
Analyst
Posts: 3,185
And1: 345
Joined: Sep 01, 2009
Location: In front of New York

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#568 » by lobishome » Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:29 am

This is scary, I don't want it in my home.

I don't know why, but this grandmother reminds me the movie "Misery".
RICKY / LAVINE / WIGGINS / GARB̶E̶N̶NETT/ DIENG :pray:
User avatar
Viljanen
Junior
Posts: 267
And1: 57
Joined: Jan 21, 2012
Location: Madrid

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#569 » by Viljanen » Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:34 pm

weird! :-?
I like it.

So today against HOU... Rid and JJ guarding Lin and Harden? I hope RR can increase his minutes. To me, even at his current shape he´s still a positive just because of his defense alone. With him, Shved and kirilenko helping... I think we could be a very tough team for Houston to match up against.

His shooting... I think it will be fine eventually. During warmups his mechanic looks clean and effective and that´s the key. In the games his jump is not vertical (he jumps forward) and the release is often flat, no arc. I think he´s just nervous.
Los de Valladolid somos de los Timberwolves de toda la vida.
tsherkin
Global Mod
Global Mod
Posts: 59,486
And1: 4,705
Joined: Oct 14, 2003
 

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#570 » by tsherkin » Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:08 pm

Nice to see Rubio back, hope he finds his game shape and rhythm soon. :)
DEAN GARRETT!!!
User avatar
Klomp
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Forum Mod - Timberwolves
Posts: 37,691
And1: 2,766
Joined: Jul 08, 2005
Contact:
   

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#571 » by Klomp » Thu Dec 27, 2012 6:48 am

Image
DusterBuster wrote:Klomp is like the ultimate troll mod.

Esohny wrote:Why are you asking Klomp? "He's" actually a bot that posts random blurbs from a database.
User avatar
TMo519
Bench Warmer
Posts: 1,272
And1: 25
Joined: Jun 10, 2008
Location: Twin Cities, MN

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#572 » by TMo519 » Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:17 pm

Ricky for slam dunk comp?
User avatar
lobishome
Analyst
Posts: 3,185
And1: 345
Joined: Sep 01, 2009
Location: In front of New York

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#573 » by lobishome » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:40 am

RICKY / LAVINE / WIGGINS / GARB̶E̶N̶NETT/ DIENG :pray:
kmgarnett21
Analyst
Posts: 3,418
And1: 219
Joined: Jun 17, 2005
     

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#574 » by kmgarnett21 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:16 pm

Question:

Why does Rubio always have to be on the court with Barea? That seems to diminish Rubio's abilities, having a 5'9 chucker out there. I'd rather Rubio play with Ridnour or Shved in the backcourt, but it seems like when Rubio's out there, it's always with Barea.
User avatar
phonzadellika
Pro Prospect
Posts: 966
And1: 125
Joined: Feb 04, 2011

Re: Rubio Thread Seis (VI) 

Post#575 » by phonzadellika » Tue Jan 15, 2013 6:32 pm

kmgarnett21 wrote:Question:

Why does Rubio always have to be on the court with Barea? That seems to diminish Rubio's abilities, having a 5'9 chucker out there. I'd rather Rubio play with Ridnour or Shved in the backcourt, but it seems like when Rubio's out there, it's always with Barea.


I like the Rubio/Barea pairing. Rubio's D overcomes Barea's weaknesses, Rubio has 3 other guys that he can try to set up and if it doesn't take then he just dumps it to JJ and lets him play hero-ball.

Although JJ can get a little obnxious when he brings the ball up himself and ignores everyone else on the court. It's almost shocking to me that someone who is 5'9" can make it in the NBA without even pretending to pass the ball every once and awhile.

Return to Minnesota Timberwolves


Users browsing this forum: LaViggins, Yahoo [Bot]