Happy Birthday, Ricky! | Oct. 21, 2013
October 21, 2013
Help Timberwolves.com celebrate Ricky Rubio's 23rd birthday with this gallery highlighting his top photos from the past 12 months! We begin here with this great photo from 2013 Media Day as Rubio laughs with his teammates Nikola Pekovic, Kevin Martin, Corey Brewer and Kevin Love.
This photo from 2012 Training Camp shows Ricky working on the bike as he rehabbed his left knee after undergoing surgery in March. He made his 2012-13 debut on Dec. 15 at home against Dallas.
Ricky getting an up-close look at Kevin Love's new haircut. Love rocked a special hairdo last year to help raise awareness and money for breast cancer research.
Here is Ricky getting set for his debut. When this photo was taken at practice, he was just days away from returning to the court.
Ricky awaits to enter the game at the scorers table. When he returned to the court, Ricky came off the bench and played limited minutes.
Ricky answers questions from a collection of media members at All-Star Weekend in Houston. Ricky participated in the Rising Stars Challenge for the second straight year.
Here we see Ricky and teammate Alexey Shved getting set for the 2013 Rising Stars Challenge in Houston.
Rubio and Shved pose with their teammates at All-Star Weekend.
In this photo, Ricky looks for an opening as Cavs guard Kyrie Irving plays defense.
Rubio puts up a floater in the waning moments of the second quarter against the San Antonio Spurs. Rubio notched his first career triple-double against San Antonio on March 12.
A brief celebration with Rubio and Shved at Target Center.
Ricky celebrates with the crowd as he leaves the court at Target Center.
Coach Rick Adelman gives Ricky some advice on the sidelines during a game at Target Center.
Ricky handing the ball back to an official during an April game against the Phoenix Suns.
After the FastBreak Foundation's jersey auction, Ricky poses with the family who bought his jersey.
Check out this nifty pass between Al Jefferson's legs at Target Center.
At the NBA Draft Lottery, Kevin Love brought this Ricky Rubio figurine for good luck. It made a national television appearance with Love on ESPN.
Rubio sits courtside for Game 1 of the WNBA Finals at Target Center as the Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream in the game and, eventually, the series.
Rubio makes a baseline pass in Toronto during the Wolves' preseason game earlier this month at Air Canada Centre.
Rubio eyes a teammate across the court in this home matchup against the Raptors at Target Center last Saturday in preseason play.