Cavaliers Get Worst Attainable Information On Ricky Rubio

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Ricky Rubio #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers plays the Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena on October 25, 2021 in Denver, Colorado.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers are turning heads within the NBA this yr.

The crew has a 20-14 report and has gone from the basement of the league to a professional contender within the East.

Ricky Rubio has performed a big half in that turnaround.

The veteran is averaging 13.1 and 6.6 assists per sport as he has discovered new life in Cleveland.

Sadly, he went down in ache throughout Tuesday evening’s sport in opposition to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Followers have been ready for unhealthy information and received it Wednesday night.

Rubio is formally out for the yr with an ACL tear.

That may be a crushing blow for the crew and for the veteran who was arguably having the perfect season of his skilled profession.

 

One other Robust Harm

The Cavaliers are having robust luck on the guard place this season.

Collin Sexton has already been out with a torn meniscus that may sideline him till subsequent season.

That leaves Darius Garland because the lone guard remaining, and he’s at the moment within the well being and security protocols.

The Cavaliers are actually left scrambling for assist and that would imply they lastly make the choice to land somebody like Ben Simmons.

The group is lastly aggressive once more and will need to maximize their potential whereas they will.

For Rubio, that is terrible information.

He was enjoying nice and setting himself up for a pleasant new contract in 2022.

He now has to rehab and show that he can nonetheless play at a excessive stage when it comes time to signal subsequent yr.

That is additionally his second time tearing the identical ACL.

Accidents occur, however one to some extent guard over the age of 30 is very robust to see.

Hopefully, he can return and get one other shot so his profession doesn’t come to an finish on this method.



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