|Rubio stands up for fellow Spaniard Pau Gasol|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 31 January 2013 11:22|
Rubio spoke after practice on Thursday, one day before his Minnesota Timberwolves were scheduled to host the Lakers. Rubio says he speaks to Gasol and the other Spanish players in the NBA regularly throughout the season. He says Gasol has proven himself as a top-flight player in this league over the years.
He quipped that ``if they don't want him, we are more than welcome to get him.''
Gasol has been mentioned in the rumor mill for the last few seasons. The Timberwolves have often been mentioned as a possible destination if the Lakers decide to part with him.