Found December 17, 2012 on
Fox Sports Ohio:
Portland Trail Blazers
New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Roy has been cleared to return to practice with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Roy, who started at shooting guard for the first several weeks of the season, underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Nov. 19.
Roys knee issues led to an early retirement from the Portland Trail Blazers following the 2011 season.
Ive been doing a lot of individual workouts with the coaches," Roy told Minneapolis reporters Monday. Ive pretty much been able to do everything. Today and tomorrow, Ill go a little harder. I want to improve my conditioning as much as I can before the first practice.
Roy is averaging 5.8 points and 4.6 assists.
The Wolves (12-9) were riding a four-game winning streak into Monday nights game at Orlando. They welcomed back starting point guard Ricky Rubio from a serious knee injury this past weekend, and All-Star power forward Kevin Love from a broken right hand a few weeks ago. (On the downside, Love is currently sporting a sprained thumb.)
With everyone healthy, the Ti...
BEST OF MAXIM
Brandon Roy’s story is a sad one. Once one of the top shooting guards in the league, Roy has been injury-prone once again this season in his attempt at a comeback. He has only appeared in 5 games so far this season, although he hopes to be back with the Timberwolves sooner rather than later.
His first retirement was due to his knee issues, which have been very serious. Many have...
MINNEAPOLIS Andrei Kirilenko's toenails are painted a shiny, lacquered black. On his long, muscled back, he sports a massive, menacing tattoo depicting a warrior riding some kind of reptilian beast.
But Andrei Kirilenko also has an affinity for his small, rimless glasses, the kind your doctor or physics professor might favor. His dress shirt is buttoned and pressed pristinely...
Things are not looking too good in Minnesota, as Kevin Love has once again come out stating his unhappiness with the Timberwolves’ roster turnover. Love recently questioned the moves the team has made, complaining about all of the new faces he sees year after year. Owner Glen Taylor then fought back stating that if he was a true star, he would have been in the playoffs by now....
There has been a lot of noise with Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love not really liking the direction of the team. In a report by the LA Times, Love’s statements were made public, which the All-Star forward regrets. He said,
You walk into the locker room every year, and it’s completely turned over. There’s new guys everywhere. And then it happens again and again...
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio will sit out Tuesday night's game against Miami as he continues to work his way back from major knee surgery. Rubio saw his first action of the season Saturday night against Dallas when he came off the bench and contributed eight points, nine assists, four rebounds and three steals. He was scheduled to play Monday night against Orlando...
It’s simple, Minnesota won’t play Rubio on back to backs.
But no worries, the T-Wolves can handle the flimsy Heat without him. Their inside presence is non-existent.
And to think, the world was so convinced LeBron was a “hybrid” player.
Ricky Rubio had missed all season while rehabbing a surgically-repaired knee. He suffered the knee injury in February and everyone involved knew it was going to take some time to come back from. But the wait is over. Rubio made his season debut for the Minnesota Timberwolves last night.Rubio was limited to 18 minutes, which is to be expected. As he gets more comfortable...
It won't always be like that, the freaky-fun show in Minnesota on Saturday night, when Ricky Rubio returned to the Timberwolves' lineup as if he hadn't missed a day and the Timberwolves defeated the Mavericks, 114-106. The only vestige of the point guard's knee injury that remained was his minutes limit. Even so, with 8 points and 9 assists in 18 minutes, Rubio stole...
The NBA season is here. With that in mind, it is time to flip through the book on the 2012-13 season and to take a look at what the season might have in store -- especially when it comes to the Magic. Be sure to look out for more of these team capsules and to check out all the blogs taking part in this year's NBA Blog Preview (don't worry, I will be linking to all of them...
Video: Through 2 sets of legs.
Most of the time, the first thirty seconds of an NBA game isn't exactly the most riveting but as the saying goes, "Anything can happen in the blink of an eye".
During Tuesday night's Minnesota Timberwolves/Miami Heat affair, LeBron James only needed fifteen seconds to get his first points of the game.
Watch as LeBron drives past Andrei Kirilenko and elevates...
Ricky Rubio came back last night against the Mavericks and had 9 assists in only 18 minutes. Tonight he played 16 minutes and had 4 assists. The above GIF shows a nice between the legs pass to Kevin Love for the three ball (which he missed), and the video below shows a great pass between a couple defenders to Kevin Love for the layup (that he got fouled on). So basically neither...
MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves are in Orlando ahead of tonight's matchup with the Magic (6 p.m., FOX Sports North). Everyone but Chase Budinger (knee surgery) and Malcolm Lee (right knee) traveled with the team on this two-game trip to Florida, though Brandon Roy (right knee) will not play. Josh Howard (hyperextended right knee) is out for the next two games, and Kevin Love, who...