Found January 17, 2012 on Boston Herald Sports:
MINNEAPOLIS - Ricky Rubio has arrived on these shores and in the past month has received the kind of...

Turns out Ridnour thrives alongside Rubio

MINNEAPOLIS -- With his downturned gaze and slight figure, Luke Ridnour's 6'2" frame is just average enough to render him normal. He'd be hard to recognize on the street, where many NBA players draw stares for nothing more than their sheer size, and there aren't crowds of fans wearing Ridnour jerseys dotting the stands at the Target Center each night at least...

Niesen: Rubio's worth to Wolves is quite clear

MINNEAPOLIS Almost a month into the season, I finally get it.I was sucked in. I succumbed.A Wednesday night game against a 3-11 Detroit team warrants a change of pace, and I found myself in the upper deck of the Target Center, looking for a new vantage point on a team, a game, a stadium. But during Wednesday night's 93-85 Timberwolves win, I almost forgot about the game. Instead...

Dear Dikembe's Open Letter to Ricky Rubio

Burke Nixon (sounds like a name of a future mid-1st round draft pick) of Dear Dikembe was kind enough to share a link with us to his open letter to Ricky Rubio. His blog is very creative and is operated under the concept of open letters to players, GM's and the like. Everyone loves open letters!  Here is a link to the letter. A brief excerpt (but click above to read the real...

Video question: Terrible shot or crafty assist?

Minnesota’s Luke Ridnour got credited with an assist on this play with Kevin Love, and Love points like it’s an assist… But was it really? Or was that a terrible, bail out shot that just happened to fall? You be the judge.

Luke Ridnour’s Shooting: A Pleasant Surprise for the Minnesota Timberwolves

Entering his first season as coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Rick Adelman figured he would have a former point guard shooting the ball extremely well for him from the shooting guard position. Why wouldn’t he think that? The Timberwolves gave former Dallas Maverick undersized combo guard J.J. Barea a 4-year deal worth more than 19-million dollars during the condensed 2011 off...

Rubio passing his way up the record books

On Monday, Ricky Rubio had eight assists in a win over the Sacramento Kings. Rubio now has 108 assists in 13 games, tied for the sixth-most assists all-time in the first 13 games of a player's career, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Most Assists1st 13 Games of Career, All-Time Rubio doesn't always start, but he certainly does finish. He came off the bench the...

Shaquille O'Neal Fails European Geography, Calls Ricky Rubio The "Italian" ...

Shaq has already provided plenty of legitimate laughs in his short tenure on Inside the NBA.  And we're not talking about the fake laughter one sees on any run of the mill NFL pregame show (except for NBC's Football Night in America it seems), we're talking about moments that are actually funny!  Not that Frank Caliendo trainwreck kind of funny, or NFL Today forced...

Rubio Prefers Small-Town Atmosphere

Ricky Rubio has adjusted to life in Minneapolis.

Timberwolves to wear Muskies uniforms

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that they will wear retro 1967-68 Minnesota Muskies uniforms for six home games in 2012. These "Hardwood Classic" games will begin on Feb. 1, when the Indiana Pacers visit the Target Center, and continue through March 30. Players will wear the uniforms Feb. 10 against Dallas, Feb. 11 against New York, March 5 against...
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