Found January 17, 2012 on
Recently we pointed out that TNT's newest NBA analyst Shaquille O'Neal needed to work on his math skills
. Apparently Shaq needs to take some geography lessons as well.
On TNT's Inside the NBA Monday night, Shaq tried to give Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio the nickname "The Italian Pete Maravich". That's all well and good, except for one problem: Ricky Rubio is from Spain.
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MINNEAPOLIS Almost a month into the season, I finally get it.I was sucked in. I succumbed.A Wednesday night game against a 3-11 Detroit team warrants a change of pace, and I found myself in the upper deck of the Target Center, looking for a new vantage point on a team, a game, a stadium. But during Wednesday night's 93-85 Timberwolves win, I almost forgot about the game. Instead...
MINNEAPOLIS -- With his downturned gaze and slight figure, Luke Ridnour's 6'2" frame is just average enough to render him normal.
He'd be hard to recognize on the street, where many NBA players draw stares for nothing more than their sheer size, and there aren't crowds of fans wearing Ridnour jerseys dotting the stands at the Target Center each night at least...
Ricky Rubio has adjusted to life in Minneapolis.
Amidst a 93-85 Minnesota Timberwolves victory over the Detroit Pistons, Ricky Rubio produced yet another for the YouTube annals. Just watch. (P.S. How can this guy not be considered the no. 1 candidate for NBA Rookie of the Year?)
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