Originally Posted by twolvesfan
yes that is the whole issue. i cant say how many times ive seen people say that rubio wont come here because he doesnt want to play here. he has been quoted as saying that he is fine playing here. The whole issue is that DKV looks like they wont negotiate a lower buyout at all the the best offer Minnesota could come up with wasnt even close to what the other european teams have offered. Ricky has even taken it upon himself to look for endorsement deals in minnesota
Barcelona will sign him,and the contract will have a decent buyout clause after 2 years, so you will get him then, at still 20 and a much better player.
Other barcelona players that have gone to the NBA? Pau Gasol,Marc Gasol,Navarro(though he is back,Great!),Varejao,Elson,Ilyasova back to bucks and David Anderson gone to rockets this year.So they have a history of facilitating players.