These 3 Teams Should Pursue Ricky Rubio In Free Agency

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Injuries are, without question, the worst aspect of professional sports. Ask NBA veteran Ricky Rubio.

Rubio enjoyed one of the best seasons of his NBA career before a devastating ACL tear in December —averaging 13.1 points and 6.6 assists (with only 2.6 turnovers) per game. He offered the Cleveland Cavaliers a steady hand as a backup point guard.

Three-point shooting has long been an Achilles’ heel for the veteran floor general, but the 33.9% he was shooting from distance this season was at least serviceable.

Pair that shooting with elite floor vision and quality defense, and Rubio remains a valuable rotation player.

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Rubio’s game has never been predicated on athleticism. He’ll be able to pick up where he left off. His IQ, creativity, and fundamental soundness will remain after he heals.

Here are three teams who should consider adding him to their roster.

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