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Rubio will likely bump everybody except Griffin

Posted on: April 21, 2009 7:12 pm
Edited on: April 21, 2009 7:13 pm

It's long been believed that Ricky Rubio will enter the NBA Draft, but confirmation from Spanish media outlets still brought clarity to the situation while unofficially bumping every college prospect not named Blake Griffin down a spot.

Barring some surprise, Rubio will go second (right after Griffin goes first).

In fact, most industry sources believe the only prospect with a realistic chance of changing that order is John Wall, the dynamic point guard who could possibly enter this draft because of a loophole in the NBA's age-limit rule. However, Wall, a fifth-year senior in high school, has repeatedly claimed he will attend college for at least a year, meaning unless Wall changes his plans before Sunday's deadline to declare he will not be a factor in June's draft.

Under that scenario, things should go like this:

1. Blake Griffin

2. Ricky Rubio

3. Who knows?

In other words, the NBA Draft won't get interesting until the third pick.

But from that point on, it should be really interesting.

Category: NCAAB
Tags: NBA Draft

Since: Apr 23, 2009
Posted on: April 23, 2009 10:35 pm

Rubio will likely bump everybody except Griffin

Parish, I look at it like this, Rubio is the Spanish Stephen Curry except Curry can't pass and Rubio can't shoot.  They both have the same body type.  We all know that 3 years from now we will look back at this draft and wonder why a team picked Rubio or Curry and not the All-Star from some I-AA school.   


Since: Apr 7, 2009
Posted on: April 22, 2009 10:09 pm

Rubio will likely bump everybody except Griffin

This news is crazy. Check out his numbers. He would be a decent sixth man on most top college teams this past year. Surely the NBA scouts can see this.  

Since: Mar 14, 2008
Posted on: April 22, 2009 3:37 pm

Rubio will likely bump everybody except Griffin

I think Ricky Rubio will struggle for a few season in the NBA, he's skinny and needs a more consistant outside shot. 

Since: Dec 15, 2008
Posted on: April 22, 2009 7:29 am

Rubio will likely bump everybody except Griffin

Rubio and Kevin Durant on the same team... scary.  Here's hoping they get the #2 pick.

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