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Ricky Rubio with the double behind-the-back dribble drive (VIDEO)

Mar 13, 2013, 12:36 AM EDT

It is so much fun to have the old Ricky Rubio back.

He was missing the first couple months after his return from ACL surgery but on Tuesday night he dropped a triple-double on the Spurs — 21 points, 13 rebounds, 12 assists — and he dropped this move. The rare double behind-the-back dribble drive.

Next season in Minnesota, with Rubio and Kevin Love back and healthy, this is a playoff team and a fun one to watch.

  1. digitalpoo - Mar 13, 2013 at 12:49 AM

    Isn’t there another NBA player who tore his ACL last year?

  2. minnesotablizzard - Mar 13, 2013 at 1:14 AM

    If Stern could please grace us with a top pick in the draft, as he likes to do when a new owner is buying a team…the Timberwolves could be super dangerous in the playoffs

  3. dko83 - Mar 13, 2013 at 1:28 AM

    I absolutely love it when this guy does this stuff. What a fun player to watch.. for years to come.

    • fm31970 - Mar 13, 2013 at 1:40 AM

      There’s no NBA player I’d rather watch.

  4. davidly - Mar 13, 2013 at 6:45 AM

    Any truth to the rumor that Popovich had his people stuff Rubio in a duffel-bag and smuggle him back to San Anton’ with ’em?

  5. nolahxc - Mar 13, 2013 at 10:01 AM

    Rubio is the man.

  6. mcsuave - Mar 13, 2013 at 11:28 AM

    Lots of folks grimmaced when Rubio was taken with an early 1st round pick and was not expecting to play his 1st year. This kid was well worth the pick and the wait.

  7. tigerpork - Mar 13, 2013 at 11:44 AM

    wow that play look exactly like old school Pistol Pete Maravich.

  8. cameraguy76 - Mar 13, 2013 at 11:48 PM

    Mar 13, 2013, 11:44 AM EDT
    wow that play look exactly like old school Pistol Pete Maravich.
    My sentiment exactly, hope he stays healthy to watch the show

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