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Old 08-26-2009, 11:35 AM   #29
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Default Re: Ricky Rubio to Barcelona done deal

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Originally Posted by Interminator
If Rubio, the #5 Pick in the 2009 NBA Draft ends up becoming a NBA back-up. Without question he will be ranked among the Biggest Draft Busts of All-Time, and I personally would rank him up there as well. When you come with such hype as he has for the last several years, the lowest tolerable output in your NBA career would be as an average starting PG with flashy passes like Jason Williams.

You need to go back and have a look at the draft history. Every draft has a couple of top 10 picks that end up leaving the league after just a few years, and many more who end up as bench players. For a #5 pick in a weak draft to do so is nothing at all unusual, never mind a top draft bust of all time.
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