Timberwolves

Ricky Rubio Cleared For Full-Contact Practice

View Comments
(credit: Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

(credit: Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Timberwolves Central
Shop for Timberwolves Gear
Buy Timberwolves Tickets

NBA Scoreboard
NBA Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. WCCO Viewers Send In Their Holiday Photos
  2. 103-Year-Old Florida Man Sinks Hole In One
  3. Wild Players Reflect On Best, Worst Christmas Gifts
  4. 4 Things To Know For Dec. 22, 2014
  5. Finding Minnesota: Mankato's Holiday Spectacle

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Ricky Rubio has been cleared to be back at Timberwolves’ practice in full-contact fashion.

With the final medical hurdle cleared after a consultation with Dr. Richard Steadman in Vail, Colo., the Spanish star will be assessed by the Wolves medical staff before he can participate in an NBA game.

Rubio had surgery back in March to reconstruct a torn ACL and a torn LCL in his left knee.

Rubio, acquired by Minnesota with the fifth overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, appeared in 41 games (31 starts) for the Wolves during his rookie season, averaging 10.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, 8.2 assists and 2.22 steals.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,406 other followers