Ricky Rubio is finally in the house. The hoped-for savior of the Minnesota Timberwolves is scheduled for a media roll out this afternoon, fresh off the plane from Barcelona, and he's tweeting his arrival.
The native Spanish speaker sounds a little self conscious about his English skills, but with a little help from Google Translator, everything should be OK.[jump]
The T-Wolves sound a little worried, too, so they've added helpful Spanish phrases to their website including, "Kevin Love es una maquina loca rebotes."
Translation: "Kevin Love is a rebounding machine."
Minnesota here I go!!! I so excited to play w them. It's gonna be long week. I can't wait to see all things over there.
Sorry but my english it's not so good. I make a lot of mistakes but I'll try n learn how not make it. Thanks to all of u again
Hopefully, someone's going to ask him today, "The Timberwolves have the worst record in the NBA. What are you going to do about it?"
Translation: Los Timberwolves tienen el peor récord de la NBA. ¿Qué vas a hacer al respecto?