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Center of the Sun: Ricky Rubio’s FIBA World Cup performance leaves the Suns looking smart to sign him

The FIBA World Cup games are over. One of the newest Suns, Ricky Rubio, will soon be joining the team in the Valley with a Gold Medal, a member of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 All-Star 5 and tournament MVP honors. He’s also now the all-time leader in assists in the history of the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

He averaged 16.4 points, 6 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals and shot 38.7% from three (1.5/3.9) in 26.3 minutes per game.

After two seasons of playing without a starting caliber point guard, the Suns should benefit greatly from adding Rubio’s skills to their backcourt.