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MINNEAPOLIS If you are a human being with a pulse who enjoys good basketball, of course you're impatient that Ricky Rubio hasn't returned yet. Of course this constant tilt-a-whirl of information about the point guard's status is grating. Of course you're ready for something new, to actually see him play rather than hear about all those lovely little cuts and passes he's making. And you're not the only one.
Rick Adelman wants him back, to continue to work with a player who could be one of the generation's best point guards. Kevin Love and the rest of the team want him back, for the sake of their record. Glen Taylor wants him back, for the sake of his coffers and his packed stands. David Kahn wants him back, because in Rubio he has his pet, his project, his greatest find.
And so feet are stamped and when, when, when becomes the mantra of a fan base. Everyone hears that he's doing well in practices, that there have been no setbacks, that the biggest wor...
BEST OF MAXIM
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will make his season debut Saturday night against the Dallas Mavericks. The Timberwolves announced Saturday that Rubio has been cleared to play. He will play his first game since tearing the ACL and LCL in his left knee in March. Rubio has been practicing with the team for almost two weeks. "I'm excited to get back on...
MINNEAPOLIS It's been 280 days, 16 wins, 25 losses, three trades, seven signings and too many injuries even to count. It's been worse than the Timberwolves expected, and then better, and now, finally, Ricky Rubio is back.
The team has announced that the point guard, who has not played since a March 9 loss to the Lakers in which he tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee,...
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is expected to return soon after recovering from his March surgery to repair his torn anterior-cruciate ligament, but he is not scheduled to play Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets. Rubio is not likely to make his season debut in Friday's game against New Orleans, either, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, because it is the...
Ricky Rubio is ready for his first game of the season.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that Rubio has been cleared to make his season debut against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night. It will be Rubio's first game since he tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee last March.
The slick-passing point guard has been practicing with the team for nearly two weeks to make sure...
Rubio is a major part of the Timberwolves team, but they haven't been terrible with him out due to injury The Minnesota Timberwolves have been one of the NBA teams hardest hit by injuries early on this season, not having Ricky Rubio at all, missing half their games from Kevin Love, and even more absences due to injury present themselves as you scroll down coach Rick Adelman...
MINNEAPOLIS Timberwolves fans can breathe easy: Point guard Ricky Rubio will not be making his season debut on the road Friday in New Orleans.
It seems that owner Glen Taylor's Wednesday statement that Saturday night's game against Dallas is the target still holds, though there's still no guarantee. Coach Rick Adelman said he isn't sure whether Rubio will be traveling...
MINNEAPOLIS — Ricky Rubio is ready for his first game of the season.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that Rubio has been cleared to make his season debut against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night. It will be Rubio’s first game since he tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee last March.
The slick-passing point guard has been practicing with the team for nearly two weeks...
Ricky Rubio will likely make his return on Saturday.
The Wolves are in New Orleans on what is rumored to be the night before Ricky Rubio's season debut. A few short updates are below. Comment on the game here as you see fit, or in the forums if you so desire.
1. Shved Starting. Per the team, Alexey Shved will get the start tonight at the 2 guard. Shved has earned his stripes and is clearly ready for more time. This could perhaps...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- It's as if Ricky Rubio never left.
Zipping passes between his legs for the first time in nine months, Rubio had nine assists and eight points in 19 minutes to help the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 114-106 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.
Andrei Kirilenko scored five of his 14 points in overtime while Rubio watched from the bench...
The Minnesota Timberwolves can breathe a sigh of relief since an injury to Kevin Love doesn't appear to be serious.
Now they may get a boost from Ricky Rubio.
Rubio will make his long-awaited season debut for the Timberwolves in Saturday night's home matchup with the Dallas Mavericks.
Minnesota (11-9) enters in search of a season-high fourth straight win after Friday&...
Tonight after what seemed like six years off, the Wolves take it to Target Center tonight in Ricky Rubio's would-have-been season debut. The Nuggets, long thought to be Western Conference contenders, are quietly right on par with the Wolves at an underwhelming 11-11 despite the team being generally injury-free for most of the season. This game marks a bit of a deja vu game, as...
MINNEAPOLIS On a normal day, this was a game they needed to win.
There was a Western Conference opponent on the tail end of a back-to-back, running on fumes after an early season schedule with the destructive force of a hurricane. There were the Timberwolves, desperately clinging to the edge of .500, clinging and hoping to climb. There was a healthy team, or healthy in Minnesota...
Kevin Love returned the last time the Minnesota Timberwolves took on the Denver Nuggets.
The Timberwolves have not officially ruled out Ricky Rubio for the second meeting of the season between these teams Wednesday night at the Target Center.
Denver (11-11) spoiled Love's surprise return for Minnesota (9-9) with a 101-94 road win Nov. 21. Love came back with 34 points and 14...