Rubio Not Sure To Come To The NBA?
By Dimitri - Thursday, January 7, 2010 - 4:390 comment
In an interview with the French newspaper L’Equipe, Ricky Rubio explains his choice to sign with the FC Barcelona and stay in Europe: he wants to win everything here before coming to the NBA. But is he really sure to come? Maybe one day…
“Ultimately, I preferred to stay in Europe. When I stand back, I know I made the right choice. We’ll see if I’m going to the NBA one day, when I feel ready,” Ricky Rubio said. Asked if his choice to stay in Europe has a link with the fact that he was drafted by a weak team like Minnesota, he denied: “No, otherwise I didn’t enter the draft. Simply, there were many reasons … The clause, but also the feeling that I had not done everything in Europe. For example, I have never been Spain’s champion. I have never won the Euroleague either. That’s why I signed with Barcelone, I want to win everything.”
He also denied that he was afraid to play against NBA players: “Afraid? No, certainly not. I already played against NBA players. That was not the problem.”
From Hoopsnotes.com - couldn't copy the link. Found it in hoopshype.