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Friday night began the All-Star Weekend in Houston, which featured the Rising Stars Challenge with a mixture if first and second year players chosen by Shaq and Charles Barkley. One highlight is this off-the-glass move from Ricky Rubio to Kenneth Faried for an easy bucket.The post Ricky Rubio Off-The-Glass To Kenneth Faried (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.


Ricky Rubio Off-The-Glass Alley-Oop To Kenneth Faried (Video)

Friday night kicked off the All-Star Weekend in Houston with the Rising Stars Challenge and the celebrity game.  The celebrity game was pretty boring in my opinion, but the Rising Stars Challenge had a few highlights.  Check out the alley-oop from Ricky Rubio off the glass to Kenneth Faried.  Not quite a dunk, but still a pretty play. Check out our Home Page for more...

Young Timberwolves acquit themselves well

For what it's worth, they won. Timberwolves guards Ricky Rubio and Alexey Shved both participated on Charles Barkley's team, Team Chuck, in Friday night's BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. Barkley's crew defeated Shaquille O'Neal's, 163-135, in a high-scoring and completely unrealistic game that eventually devolved into a dunk exhibition. Rubio, who started the...

Video: Ricky Rubio appears in PSA regarding sudden cardiac arrest in athletes

Tweet Minnesota Timberwolves guard and Spanish-import Ricky Rubio has developed a growing fan-base in the United States with his nifty ball-handling and passing. That’s why the Medtronic Foundation teamed up with Rubio for him to form this Public Service Announcement to help inform people about Sudden Cardiac Arrest in young athletes: The PSA was made [...]

Timberwolves still have plenty to play for

MINNEAPOLIS A funny thing has happened at the Target Center over the course of the past week. Maybe it's Kevin Love's return to Minneapolis that sparked it. Maybe it's Chase Budinger's workouts, in which he's strapped to what appears to be a human-sized leash and drags physical therapist Andr Deloya around the gym. Maybe it's just the change of month, January...

Rubio, Wlliams offer Wolves some hope

MINNEAPOLIS A trick of the schedule, and they're all thinking back to last season. Last season, just as this one, the final game before the All-Star break ended with the Jazz. It ended with a close game, a floater from Luke Ridnour to win the thing, 100-98, and to push the Timberwolves to .500. Consider that moment, for a second, rather than the spring collapse that obscured...

Taylor: No Talk Of Extension For Love

Glen Taylor and Kevin Love have been in contact about the direction of the Timberwolves.

Five NBA Rookies Who Are Paying Instant Dividends for Their Respective Teams

The 2012-2013 NBA Season is more than half over. Looking at the standings, I really don’t see a whole lot of surprises. I think the Knicks are overachieving and I don’t think I would have predicted the Pacers to be eleven games over .500, but overall it’s not a surprising season. Today, we’ll shift our focus on the 2012-2013 rookies. Who’s a boom? Who’s a bust? It’s...

Beal Helps Lead Way to Victory for Team Chuck

After the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, Bradley Beal was all smiles. He sat in the media area with a grin on his face after playing on the biggest stage in his career and it looked like he was finally getting a moment to soak it in. He had just stepped off the court after grabbing nine points, four assists, two steals and one board. The best stat line of the night for him, however...
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