“Todos con La Palma”: Rubio and the Cavs support those affected by the volcano – Basketball – ABC Color

Los Angeles (USA), Dec 8 (EFE) .- Ricky Rubio and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday showed their support and solidarity to those affected by the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma (Spain) with a posting on social media.

“All with La Palma,” wrote the Cavaliers’ Twitter account, which has 3.2 million followers, in Spanish.

Along with that message, the Cleveland franchise published a photograph of Ricky Rubio wearing a shirt with the same message and in which the silhouette of the island of La Palma with a heart on it also appeared.

In its first two hours, the Cavaliers’ Twitter post racked up more than 1,800 retweets and exceeded 7,400 “likes.”

The Cumbre Vieja eruption on La Palma began on September 19 and continues to be active on this island belonging to the Canary Islands.

Apart from his great sports career in the NBA, Rubio has stood out for his solidarity work off the courts.

Thus, the point guard received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award in November for his efforts and social action, through The Ricky Rubio Foundation, to support and help families with cancer patients.

Rubio, 31, experienced the drama of cancer closely as his mother was diagnosed with the disease in 2012 and passed away four years later.

On a purely sporting level, the Spanish player is experiencing a sweet moment in his first season with the Cavaliers, which is one of the fashionable teams this season in the NBA.

Despite being a franchise with many young talents, the Cavaliers have established themselves as a fiercely competitive team, very well worked and capable of winning on any track.

Guided by Rubio’s seniority and good work, Cleveland’s are now eighth in the Eastern Conference with a record of 13 wins and 12 losses.

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“Todos con La Palma”: Rubio and the Cavs support those affected by the volcano – Basketball – ABC Color