"First trip w the team and I can't do it cuz my ankle. But I gonna be ready for 26th. Big things are coming. Good luck tomorrow teammates."
Ricky Rubio, the Minnesota Timberwolves' top draft pick last month, told the team shortly after the draft in a private meeting in Minneapolis that he's prepared to play in Minnesota next season if he and his agent can change the buyout with his Spanish DKV Joventut team.