Ricky Rubio spoke to the microphones after the defeat of Spain against the United States in the last of the preparatory matches for the Tokyo Olympic Games.The Minnesota Timberwolves player did not avoid any question:
"They have a lot of talent but they need time, it is the first time they play together, although they are very dangerous," said the Spanish player.
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Along the same line, he talked about the differences between the rules used in the Olympic Games and those used in the NBA."FIBA basketball is different and have to adapt.It is different physically and takes time, but they will adapt, "he concluded.
Your role and selection
"My style changes a little in the selection.I have more weight in the team and I must know what my moment is and take a step forward now that the generation of the 80s is leaving, which I have learned so much ".
Regarding the preparation, Ricky Rubio directly pointed to Covid's condition: "The preparation has been different in everything, but we have to get positive things from this tour.Maybe in the second part we were thinking more about the trip, "added the player.
A trip that will begin on the 26th before the host, Japan.A game for which Ricky wants to be prepared: "I know a couple of players from the Japan National Team and we have trainers who work in Japan, so we will be ready when knowing them and studying them before the game.