Re: Rubio talks. They're negotiations. Both sides sticking to their guns right now. Deadlines spur action. This deadline isn't until Oct. 31
Newton on Rubio: "I feel optimistic. Knowing Ricky the person, he wants to be here. Now we just have to deal with his agent."
Newton on Rubio: "if we can get something done sooner, great. If not, we're not necessarily in a rush."
Milt Newton on Rubio talks: "there some things we agree on some things we don't agree on."
Also, I will never understand the intersection of NBA fans who love Rondo and belittle Rubio.
Leader Mondiale: punti Barea (22p) rimb Blatche (13.8), ass Koponen (5.8), stoppate Lee (2.6), rubate Rubio (3.6), efficiency Blatche (22.4)
Rubio is like those old NYC point guards. Great vision. Awesome playmaker. Flashy. Broke jumper.
France coach Vincent Collet said part of game plan was to leave Rubio alone on the perimeter & also pressure Gasols at the high post (1/2).
France coach Vincent Collet admits they left Ricky Rubio open to move a defender to help inside. And it worked.
Marc Gasol: 1-for-7. Serge Ibaka: 1-for-7. Ricky Rubio: 1-for-7.
Pau Gasol had 17 pts, 8 rebs, 3 blks, 7-12 FGs in loss to France. Marc Gasol, Rubio and Ibaka combined to shoot 3 for 21 from field.
Huge 3 from Huertel. Rubio misses a J. Fairwell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies...
Incidental elbow by Heurtel, Rubio needs to play on there. What a rim protector Gobert has been. Spain down 3 w/3 to play
Huuuuuuuuuuuuuge play by Rubio!
Big surprise: A shoving match at a France-Spain game. Florent Pietrus saying not very nice things to Rubio. In Spanish!
looked like Rubio was going to hole to me.