Posted by Royce Young
The passing ability Ricky Rubio has isn't something you can really develop. It's instinctual. It's like a sixth sense. It's just a... well, a gift.
His vision is just plain ridiculous. It's almost like how Robert Downey Jr.'s Sherlock Holmes sees the fight he's about to be in and breaks it down before the fight happens. That's what Rubio does before he passes it. Dribble left, initiate look-away, place ball in right hand, locate defender's hands, bounce ball at 45 degree angle, watch teammate make 3-pointer.
He took over the fourth quarter against the Mavericks last night, leading the Wolves to their first win of the season with 14 points and seven assists. But none prettier of more creative than Rubio's dime to Anthony Tolliver. Just watch, and watch closely: