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Fox Sports North:
After Thursday night's Timberwolves-Nuggets game and the postgame show, at approximately 11 p.m., FOX Sports North will air the latest installment in the "Spotlight" series, a 30-minute episode entitled "Spotlight: Ricky Rubio."
The episode charts Rubio's rise to fame, from his childhood in Spain and career overseas to his impact on the Timberwolves' franchise. Part one of the episode covers his early life, up to his arrival in Minnesota and immediate impact on the team. Part two tracks his injury, recovery and comeback.
The show will air again at 1:30 a.m., 7 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Jan. 4 and at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 6.
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As he works himself back into game shape, the T'Wolves point guard has been experiencing back spasms that will prevent him from traveling with the team on a road trip.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ricky Rubio will remain in Minneapolis this week while the Timberwolves play back-to-back games Wednesday and Thursday against the Jazz and Nuggets.Rubio has not played since the team's Dec. 26 game against Houston. He began suffering from back spasms Friday, and though he attempted to play Saturday, he remained too stiff. The point guard did not practice Monday...
The season from hell continues for Kevin Love, but Thursday night didn't end quite as badly as did the power forward's last trip to Denver, when he suffered a concussion that ended his 2011-12 season.Love left Thursday's 101-97 win with a sprained finger on his right hand with 4:15 remaining in the third quarter. At the time, his team was down, 66-55, and he had logged...
MINNEAPOLIS As the clock ticked to zero on the Timberwolves' 111-107 win over Phoenix on Sunday, Kevin Love walked to the sideline and enveloped Shawn Respert in a hug.
This wasn't just an "oh, hey, we won, let's hug" sort of embrace. That's hardly Love's style. It was a pointed move after the power forward finished the night with 23 points and 18...
Minnesota Timberwolves Kevin Love is an all-star, an Olympian, a walk double-double, and possibly the leagues best rebounder. Love definitely continues to receives criticism and has a handful of skeptics and critics who don’t see a max value player in that body. People never question or insinuate that Love is not good, which is exactly [...]
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Former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Latrell Sprewell was arrested in Milwaukee on Monday, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sprewell was arrested for disorderly conduct after police received multiple complaints about loud music.
Sprewell was booked into a Milwaukee jail Monday afternoon, according to the newspaper. This is not his first bout with legal troubles...
When Lazar Hayward was growing up, he says he would “see some things,” but when he described them to his friends, their reaction was predictable.
“Lazar, you might need some help.”
The Minnesota Timberwolves forward has not let their skepticism dissuade him from trying to keep seeing those things — “spiritual things,” in his words — and while he was unsigned earlier...
Via Minneapolis Star-Tribune :
According the the Star-Tribune the Timberwolves’ point guard Ricky Rubio will not travel with the Wolves for their two-game road trip that starts Wednesday in Utah due to back and knee trouble.
* Don’t expect Ricky Rubio to make the trip because of that stiff back that caused him to miss Saturday’s victory over Phoenix.
Rick Adelman said it...
Back in November I explained how among the many amazing things Jeremy Lin did last year, the greatest of them all was giving us the gift of knowing how many “dead” Yahoo! fantasy basketball leagues existed. Here’s how we knew, before Jeremy Lin became Jeremy Lin he was around 1% owned. After Jeremy Lin became Jeremy Lin his ownership shot up to 92%. 92% was his peak ownership...
MINNEAPOLIS It's where he learned to be a pro. It's where Jerry Sloan "created" him. It's where he has so many friends, so many acquaintances after 10 seasons that he thinks he might know everyone in the first 20 rows of the arena. It's where he learned English, "the bad words first, but then you're got that base, and you're playing around...
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will not travel with the team for a two-game road trip to Utah and Denver this week because of back spasms.
Adelman thinks some of Rubio’s back issues could be caused by him overcompensating for a knee that has not yet gotten back to full strength.
via Yahoo! Sports
DENVER (AP) -- Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has left Minnesota's game against the Denver Nuggets after spraining a finger on his right hand in the third quarter.
His return Thursday night was questionable.
Love was sliding past a Nuggets player in the lane when he suddenly clutched at his hand and headed into the training room. Love had 12 points and 17 rebounds before departing...
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Something in the water
It seems like you cannot say Minnesota without thinking of injuries. There were the various injuries to Kevin Love at the beginning of the year, including a broken hand. There was Brandon Roy coming out of retirement and then possibly going back into retirement...