Ricky Rubio back with team after previously testing positive for COVID-19

Phoenix Suns point guard Ricky Rubin’s arrival in Orlando was delayed because of an earlier positive COVID-19 test. Rubio joined the team this week and practiced Tuesday but it is unclear if he will run in the team’s scrimmage on Thursday. “I just had two practices so I have to talk with strength coach, [Suns coach Monty Williams] and the whole team. I feel good but we have to be smart about it. It’s a preseason game. We have to figure out a plan that’s day by day. We can’t…

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Ricky Rubio on Pacers’ radar

According to The Ringer, multiple league sources have indicated that unrestricted free agent point guard Ricky Rubio is a target of the Indiana Pacers. Point guards Darren Collision and Cory Joseph are both unrestricted free agents, so Rubio could immediately step in and fill that void. Finding a suitable replacement to start at the 1 in this draft seems unlikely, so this need will have to be addressed in free agency or the trade market. His defensive ability and playmaking prowess is not only an upgrade from both Collision and…

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Ricky Rubio out tonight versus Memphis

Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio will miss their game Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies with a hip issue. The team listed Rubio on their injury report as out with left hip tightness. Another side effect of Rubio’s injury is it now leaves the team without a healthy point guard on the roster( an incidence that has now occurred seven times this season), as fellow point guards, Dante Exum and Raul Neto are also out with injuries.

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