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Timberwolves Pick Up 3rd Year Option on Rubio and Williams
The Timberwolves announced today that they have picked up the team option on the 3rd year for 2nd year players Derrick Williams and Ricky Rubio. Both players are entering they 2nd year of a 3-year contract. Rubio was 2nd in the rookie of the year voting in 2011-2012. Rubio averaged 10.6 points and 8.2 assists a game last season while Williams averaged 8.8 points and 4.7 rebounds a game last season.
Timberwolves’ Rubio and Williams Get NBA Honors
Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio and forward Derrick Williams were both honored by the NBA. Rubio made the NBA rookie first team while Williams made the rookie 2nd team. Rubio averaged 10.6 points and 8.2 assists a game while Williams averaged 8.8 points and 4.7 rebounds a game in 2011-2012.
Wolves’ Rubio Finishes 2nd In Rookie Voting
Wolves’ Rubio Finishes 2nd In Rookie Voting
Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio finished 2nd to Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving in the NBA rookie of the year voting. Irving received 117 of 120 possible first place votes. Rubio had 49 2nd place votes and 23 3rd place votes with a total of 170 points while Irving had a total of 592 points. Rubio averaged 10.6 points and 8.2 assists a game in 41 games for Minnesota in 2011-2012.
Rubio Has Torn ACL; Lost For Season
Rubio Has Torn ACL; Lost For Season
Timberwolves rookie phenom point guard Ricky Rubio is done for the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee. He was run into by Laker guard Kobe Bryant late in the game Friday night. Rubio scored 15 points and had 10 assists for the Wolves Friday night. Rubio is averaging 10.6 points and 8.2 assists a game this season. J.J. Barea and Luke Ridnour are expected to handle the point guard duties with Rubio out.
Lakers Edge T-Wolves; Rubio Injures Knee
The Timberwolves lost 105-102 at home against the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night. Minnesota played without forward Kevin Love who couldn't play because of back spasms. Derrick Williams missed a shot in the lane with just seconds left that could have given the Wolves the lead. Nikola Pekovic led the Wolves with 25 points and 13 rebounds, Derrick Williams had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Ricky Rubio added 15 points and 10 assists.

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