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Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists to outlast Ricky Rubio in a thrilling duel, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
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It seems like every time Ricky Rubio gets off the bench to enter a game, the Minnesota Timberwolves are facing a big deficit.
After Rubio helped them dig out of a big hole in a 111-100 loss to Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night, the Spanish point guard may not have to wait nearly as long to enter the next game.
Rose scored a season-high 31 points and had 11 assists...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The game was almost an afterthought, and the size of the Timberwolves' loss was anyone's educated guess. What the fans came to see Tuesday night at Target Center, the real show, were the youngest of NBA superstars, the next generation of talent that makes any ticket worth its price.
Derrick Rose and Kevin Love were what mattered, the reason to watch a 111...
There was a lot of negativity and frustration for Timberwolves fans who wanted to see Ricky Rubio in Minnesota after he was taken in the 2009 NBA Draft. After taking a couple years to get his game together, the Spanish sensation has landed in the US and is making a huge splash in the Twin [...]
Michael Wilbon has a column on ESPN.com where he admits he was wrong about Ricky Rubio:
The Bulls shot 53.1% from the floor and they outrebounded the T-Wolves 47-30, which explains how they beat the Timberwolves on the road last night. Derrick Rose (31 points, 3 rebounds, 11 assists, 1 steal and 1 blocked shots) led the way for the Bulls last night. Luol Deng (21 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 blocked shot) and Ronnie Brewer (17 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists...
John Lucas III scored a career-high 25 points filling in for injured Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls beat the Washington Wizards 78-64 on Wednesday for their third victory in three nights.
Lucas, starting for the first time in his 70-game NBA career, was at the point in place of MVP Rose, who was out with a sprained big left toe. Lucas played 45 minutes, had eight assists, eight...