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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio (9), of Spain, tries to shake off Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) on a drive during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Jazz won 136-130 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio (9), of Spain, tries to shake off Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) on a drive during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Jazz won 136-130 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

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