About Ricky Rubio
It has been announced that the overall sum of the current Ricky Rubio net worth reaches 8 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest Spanish basketball players. Currently, he is playing with the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association and his appearances with the team are considered as one of the main current sources of increasing the total size of Ricky Rubio net worth.
In 2005, Ricky Rubio joined the Spanish ACB League and became the youngest basketball player to appear there as at that time he was 14 years old. In 2006, he debuted as a Euroleague player. He was 16 years old at that time and became the first basketball player born in the 1990s to participate in a Euroleague game. In 2009, he became a professional player when he entered the NBA Draft, where he was chosen as the fifth overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves, where he is playing today. The Minnesota Timberwolves had a deal with his former team DKV Joventut that they would buy out the contract. However, Ricky Rubio decided not to get involved in this deal. In 2009, Ricky Rubio signed a contract with FC Barcelona.
In 2011, he eventually decided to join the Minnesota Timberwolves and this team has served as an important source of making his name recognized and increasing the total amount of Ricky Rubio net worth.
He appeared with the team for the first time in the season of 2011-2012. Talking about the beginnings of his professional basketball career, he began it as a player with DKV Joventut, with which he played in the Spanish ACB League in the 2005–2006 season. In the same year, he became a winner of the EuroChallenge championship. In the season of 2006-2007, Ricky Rubio was the league’s leader in steals. In this season, he became a recipient of the Spanish ACB League’s Rising Star Award. In the period of 2007-2009, Ricky Rubio was titled as FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year three years in a row.
In 2006, he played in his first game in Euroleague, which was in a game against Panathinaikos of Athens. In 2008, as a player with DKV Joventut, Ricky Rubio won the Eurocup championship. In 2008 as well as 2010, Ricky Rubio was titled as the Spanish ACB League’s best point guard. As a player with FC Barcelona, Ricky Rubio won a few tournaments, titles and events, as well, such as the Euroleague title in the season of 2009-2010. Thus, winning has made his name more known and also added up to the overall estimate of Ricky Rubio net worth.
In 2008, the Italian Superbasket Magazine chose him to be a recipient of the 2008 Mr. Europa Award. In the season of 2008-2009, Ricky Rubio became the Defensive Player of the Year for the Spanish ACB League. In that season, he led the league in steals, as well. In 2011, he joined the Minnesota Timberwolves, which started his NBA career, making him even more known overseas.