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This is a Catalan name. The first family nameis Rubio and the second is Vives.

Ricky Rubio

Rubio with the Timberwolves
No. 9 – Minnesota Timberwolves
Position Point guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born October 21, 1990 (age 22)
El Masnou, Barcelona,Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Pro playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2009 DKV Joventut Badalona(Spain)
2009–2011 FC Barcelona Bàsquet(Spain)
2011–present Minnesota Timberwolves
Career highlights and awards
Medals
Men's Basketball
Competitor for Spain
Olympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing National Team
FIBA European Championship
Gold 2011 Lithuania National Team
Gold 2009 Poland National Team

Ricard "Ricky" Rubio i Vives (born October 21, 1990) is a Spanish professional basketballplayer for the Minnesota Timberwolves of theNational Basketball Association (NBA). Rubio became the youngest player ever to play in the Spanish ACB League on October 15, 2005, at age 14.[1][2] He made his Euroleaguedebut on October 24, 2006, at age 16, becoming the first player born in the 1990s to play in a Euroleague game.[3] On June 25, 2009, he was drafted with the fifth pick in the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Timberwolves,[4] making him the first player born in the 1990s to be drafted by the NBA. The Timberwolves had an agreement in principle with his former Spanish team, DKV Joventut, to buy out his contract, but Rubio backed out of the deal.[5] On August 31, 2009, Joventut traded the rights to Rubio to FC Barcelona,[6] and Rubio signed a six-year contract with FC Barcelona the following day.[7] On May 31, 2011, Rubio reached an agreement with Minnesota to join the Timberwolves for the 2011–12 NBA season.[8]

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