Congratulations, Ricky, On Going To All-Star Weekend

Timberwolves rookie guard Ricky Rubio has entertained his teammates, fans and opponents alike with his ability to make highlight reel passes and plays during the first half of his rookie season. As a result, Rubio was selected to compete in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge over All-Star Weekend in Orlando. Rubio will play with the top first- and second-year players in the league in the event, which is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. CT on TNT. Rubio is currently fifth in assists (8.7 APG) and first in steals (2.38 SPG) this season.
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