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Ricky Rubio Injury: MRI On Hurt Knee Is Scheduled For Saturday

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost on Friday night to the Los Angeles Lakers, but it wasn't a terrible one considering Kevin Love was held out due to a back injury. The worst part of the game, instead, came in the fourth quarter when a Ricky Rubio injury forced the Wolves point guard out of action with 16 seconds left to play.

There wasn't any sort of initial diagnosis of course, but the word that did come out onFriday night weren't especially promising.

And then, a bit later, the player himself posted that he's scheduled for an MRI on Saturday.

Hopefully everything turns out okay, but news like this is never fun to deal with -- especially with a player so promising.

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