Ricky Rubio has a new destination: Cleveland Cavaliers. His team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, have closed a trade by which they send the Spaniard to
Ricky Rubio has a new destination: Cleveland Cavaliers. His team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, have closed a trade by which they send the Spaniard to the Ohio franchise, along with a second-round election in the 2022 Draft in exchange for Taurean Prince.
Thus, Ricky trades Minnesota for Cleveland according to has informed the specialist in NBA Adrian Wojnarowski on his Twitter account.
In the case of the Spaniard, it is his fifth franchise in the NBA after going through Minnesota, Utah, Phoenix and Oklahoma, although he never got to wear this shirt. A circumstance that can be repeated with the Ohio franchise in what appears to be a bridge transfer for Ricky.
This exchange of stickers between both franchises ensures a financial break for the Timberwolves, because before this agreement Minnesota it was $ 5.4 million below the tax. Ricky, with a salary of 17.8 million and Prince with 13, give the Timberwolves much-needed tax relief.
Ricky Rubio is proving to be an important piece of equipment that has been in the NBA like in the Spanish National Team, because he is shining and guiding the Spanish team with great performances, the last one against Argentina.
In the last season in the NBA, Ricky averaged 8.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 6.4 assists in 68 meetings played with the Midwest team.