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BEST OF MAXIM
Rather than spending the lockout practicing in his home town of Barcelona or signing to play with in the Euro league, Minnesota's young point guard has decided to come to LA to learn the American style of play. He has joined a pick up league, with the likes of Danny Granger, Joakim Noah, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garrnett and has been training daily with renowned NBA trainer Joe Abunassar.
The whole situation is just messed up. Depending on who you listen to, the players are slowly losing their strength. There were the questions about Derek Fisher‘s loyalty, and now reports that many big-name players participated in the decertification calls this week. On the other side, the owners’ offers keep getting worse and worse. You [...]
A couple weeks back, we mentioned a story about Minnesota Timberwolves Michael Beasley hiring a PR firm to help raise his image.Well for Beasley, it appears that he has parted ways with the company after only three weeks:
Back on Oct. 21, news broke that Beasley had hired S & S Associates to improve his image. On Wednesday, a representative for the the firm issued a terse statement...
To say Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio has some high expectations would be an understatement. The much-heralded rookie will be under the microscope of fans, and players to see if this 2009 top-10 lottery pick will live up to the hype.
And if Rubio does make a splash, then he sure is going to be giving thanks to some heavy-hitters in the NBA -- Paul Pierce, and Kevin Garnett...
The Wolves point guard is spending the lockout training twice a day and playing high-level pickup ball in California.
Ricky Rubio is looking forward to playing for new Minnesota head coach Rick Adelman.
With the NBA still under lockout mode, it appears that many players are turning to guest spots in commercial for a couple extra bucks.Minnesota's Martell Webster recently appeared in this advertisement for Above The Rim and to be honestly, it's pretty bombastic:(Courtesy of I Am A GM)
His move to L.A. last month and to the NBA hopefully sometime soon is the change the former Spanish sensation needed