RICKY LIKES SELFIES WITH FANS
In his short visit in Manila, cameras–and screaming Pinay fans–followed him every where he went. Because Manila is one of the most “selfiest” cities in the world, these happened. A lot.
RICKY HAS THE MOVES ON TWITTER
Ricky Rubio puts on the flashiest moves on the court, but does he have game off the court? See Exhibit A.
RICKY’S DAILY ROUTINE AS A KID
During the press conference held at adidas BGC, Rubio revealed his daily routine as a kid, which sounded very BuhayBasket: “School in the morning then 6 to 8 hours of basketball after.”
Here’s a visual of what that routine might have looked like:
RICKY HAS FOOTBALL SKILLS
He also revealed that one of his heroes is point god Steve Nash. Not at all surprising when you look at their dribbling and passing style, but the similarities go from the basketball court all the way out to the football field.
RICKY KNOWS PILIPINAS BASKETBALL
Rubio has played a lot of international basketball, and he said Pilipinas basketball is “really close to the NBA style of game.”
“I think Philippine fans follow a lot of NBA and you can tell by the way they play, they’re just really good.”
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