Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio taking break from basketball to focus on mental health

Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio taking break from basketball to focus on mental health

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio is pausing his professional basketball career to focus on his mental health, he announced Saturday. Here’s what you need to know:

“I have decided to stop my professional activity to take care of my mental health,” Rubio said in a statement via the Spanish Basketball Federation. “Today #Family makes more sense than ever … I ask to respect my privacy to be able to face these moments and to be able to give more information when the time is right.”
Rubio was set to play for defending champion Spain at the 2023 FIBA World Cup later…


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