Posted March 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Chris Kaman scored 20 points and the New Orleans Hornets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 95-89 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who played their first game Saturday night since losing star point guard Ricky Rubio for the season to a knee injury. Jarrett Jack had 17 points and seven assists for the Hornets, who won for the 10th time all season thanks to 28 assists on 39 buckets. Kevin Love had 31 points and 16 rebounds after missing the previous game with back spasms, but the Timberwolves couldn't shake the disappointment of losing Rubio in time to beat the Hornets. The Hornets used an 11-0 run early in the fourth quarter to hold on and pick up their fifth road win of the season.

Chris Kaman reappears in Boston Celtics trade rumors

The Boston Celtics are reportedly after Chris Kaman. (Sports Illustrated)Sources close to the situation said the Hornets continue to talk to teams about a possible Kaman trade, with the Rockets, Warriors, Heat, Pacers and Celtics among those still interested. The Hornets, sources said, are looking for draft picks or young players to help build their foundation, and the odds appear...

Rubio faces MRI after left knee injury

MINNEAPOLIS The foul called on Ricky Rubio with 16.4 seconds left in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 105-102 defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers may have an impact on more than just Friday's outcome. Rubio, who collided with Kobe Bryant on the play, stayed on the ground for more than a minute before teammates helped him off the floor and to the Wolves' bench....

Rubio Out For the Season With Torn ACL

In a heartbreaking turn of events for the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team announced today that an MRI revealed that guard Ricky Rubio has a torn ACL in his left knee. Rubio, who will have surgery scheduled at a to-be-determined date, will miss the remainder of the 2011-12 NBA season. In addition, Rubio likely will be unable to compete in the 2012 Olympics for the Spanish National...

Rubio Season Over: ACL Tear

Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio will be forced to miss the rest of the season and the 2012 Olympics after an MRI revealed a torn ACL in his left knee. Rubio injured the knee in the closing seconds of Minnesota’s 105-102 loss to the Lakers on Friday night. Image Courtesy of ACL tears recovery times are six-to-nine month which means Rubio will not only miss the rest...

Today on FOX Sports Arizona: Suns vs. Timberwolves, 6:30 p.m.

The Minnesota Timberwolves' first game without Ricky Rubio didn't evoke much optimism. It's not going to get any easier as the Timberwolves embark on a season-high seven-game road trip Monday night against a surging Phoenix Suns team that has won nine straight in the series. With Rubio and All-Star Kevin Love leading the way, it appeared Minnesota (21-21) could earn...

Ricky Rubio Suffers Knee Injury Versus Los Angeles Lakers (Video)

These injuries are never not disgusting. Minnesota Timberwolves star point guard Ricky Rubio was just coming into his own this year, when all of it came to a screeching halt against the Lakers on Friday night. As Rubio came over to help double team Kobe Bryant, his foot slipped and his knee flexed awkwardly as he fell to the ground. The Spanish point guard was clearly in a lot of...

Rubio Done For Season After Tearing Left ACL Against Lakers Friday

  The Minnesota Timberwolves march back to respectability, received a devastating blow on Friday night, as the “Star-Tribune” reported on Saturday that the team has lost rookie starting point guard Ricky Rubio, after he tore his left ACL in a 105-102 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. The native of Spain, injured himself late in the Friday night contest while trying to keep Lakers...

Wolves could face Hornets without Love, Rubio

Regrouping from their latest defeat might not be the only concern facing the Minnesota Timberwolves. All-Star Kevin Love and talented rookie Ricky Rubio could both be sidelined Saturday night when the Timberwolves try to hand the visiting New Orleans Hornets a fifth consecutive defeat. Averaging 25.5 points and 13.8 rebounds this season, Love was scratched due to back spasms prior...

Rubio To Miss Remainder Of NBA Season, Olympics

Ricky Rubio has a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of Minnesota's season, along with the 2012 Olympics.

Grab Luke, Right Now-er

Outside the NBA Lockout disappearing 16 games and the remaining 66 games being stacked on top of one another as efficiently as a Hell’s Kitchen slum, Ricky Rubio‘s injury strikes me as the saddest turn of the season. Just as the Thunder went from terrible to terrific in three seasons, it appears the same thing is happening in Minnesota. The Spaniard’s torn ACL stunts all that...
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