Rubio finally ready to join T'wolves
There aren't many cases of a courting taking as long as that of Ricky Rubio, who has already been drafted but also has shown some reluctance to take his talents to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. A little birdie says the Minnesota Timberwolves have received word from Rubio's family that he's open to signing with them for next season -- if there is a season. The NBA's labor agreement expires June 30, and that's an issue for Rubio, the Wolves' 2009 first-round draft pick who could continue playing for FC Barcelona in Spain if there is an NBA lockout. The 6-foot-4 point guard is averaging 5.5 points and four assists in 45 games this season.
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