Ricky Rubio Nutmegs Nicolas Batum (Video + GIF)

ricky rubio nutmegs nicolas batum

When Ricky Rubio is on the floor, you literally have to expect the ball to go anywhere at any time. The guy’s vision and his passing ability are that good.

Unfortunately for Portland’s Nicolas Batum, last night he was not expecting this.

The red hot Blazers, winners of five straight, were in Minnesota to take on the T-Wolves. And in the first quarter, Rubio took advantage of a flat footed Batum by bouncing a pass to teammate Kevin Martin right through Batum’s legs:

ricky rubio nutmegs nicolas batum

Come on, Batum! Didn’t you see what Rubio did to Jarret Jack last month? You’ve got to stay on your toes or this kid will shred you.

Of course, in fairness to Batum, Rubio was kind of making great plays on everybody last night:

No wonder Minnesota won, right?

Hat Tip – [CBS Sports]

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