Friday, January 27, 2023

Cavaliers inspired by Ricky Rubio’s return and move back to Portland

Aleos the cavaliers managed to come back in the last quarter 119-113 by Trail Blazers in a game that meant the return of the Spanish player, Ricky Rubio, after missing a year due to injury, Playing for 10 minutes with three rebounds, one assist and nine points.

Damian Lillard signed off with his best performance of the season with 50 goals, But it wasn’t enough for the Blazers, who handed themselves their fifth loss of the season. Jarrett Allen contributed 24 points and 10 rebounds. for the Cavaliers’ fifth win in seven dates.

Portland had a 14-unit lead At the start of the match and reached the deciding quarter 91-87 on the board. Lillard’s 29-foot 3-pointer extended the lead to 102–97 with 7:11 remaining. But the Blazers couldn’t keep away from them. A layup by Jarrett Allen cut the margin to 104–103 and a basket Mitchell scored first to put the Cavs ahead with 4:40 left.

Anfernie Simmons tied the score with a three-pointer. but michelle and evan mobley made baskets Consecutive games that kept Cleveland away.

Rubio finished with nine points in 10 minutes on the court. The 32-year-old Spanish point guard tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while driving to the basket New Orleans on December 28, 2021. Before the injury, he was averaging 13.1 points and 6.6 assists in 34 games.

Ricky Rubio after returning to the slopes after 380 days: “Finally I’m playing basketball, the sport I love”

at the end of the game, Ricky Rubio assures that it took time to adapt to the game, But he could feel comfortable after a few minutes.

“I loved it. I felt weird at first, especially the first (on the court), but after that I felt normal again. Of course the rhythm and all that would come, but there was a lot of emotion today. I’ve worked hard this whole year to stay healthy and I’m grateful to be playing basketball again,” he told ESPN.

Rubio, on the other hand, insisted he was ready for Fight for a spot on the team and get more minutes in the season.

“I didn’t work to come back today. It’s not just about today. I’m waiting for a solid weather, Not just one season to come back. It was frustrating since (the injury), but finally I’m back playing basketball, playing the sport I love.”

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