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MINNEAPOLIS - When Jimmer Fredette gets into a rhythm on offense, it's fun to watch.
Kings rookie Jimmer Fredette fends off Timberwolves rookie Ricky Rubio for a loose ball. Fredette scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- It shouldn't have been him. He shouldn't have been the one sinking 3-point shots, scoring off steals and tallying 13 points in the fourth quarter.
Jimmer Fredette was not supposed to be the player responsible for the Kings' comeback. Ask anyone. He had been on the bench for two recent games. He's not athletic. He's not fast. His game doesn'...
MINNEAPOLIS Gambling. It's a word with negative connotations, its syllables hinting at seedy casinos and losing money, at unwise choices and recklessness. It's not the kind of word a coach wants applied to his players, especially on the court.
That's why over and over, Rick Adelman has said no. No, Ricky Rubio's risky-looking plays aren't gambles. No, the rookie...
MINNEAPOLIS Timberwolves rookies Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams were selected Wednesday to play in the 2012 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge during NBA All-Star weekend in Orlando.
The game will be played on Feb. 24 at the Amway Center, and its format will be different this year than in past years. Instead of rookies facing off against second-year players, the teams will be a mixture...
Sid Hartman gives Ricky Rubio the same message he gave Kirby Puckett: "Stay as sweet as you are and don't change."
All-Star Blake Griffin and rookie guards Kyrie Irving and Ricky Rubio headline the list of 18 players chosen for the Rising Stars Challenge to be held during All-Star weekend.
In this year's new format, first- and second-year players will be mixed in the game on Friday, Feb. 24 in Orlando. TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal will serve as general managers and...
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"Bad night ... Tough game."That was how Ricky Rubio began his tweet after the Timberwolves lost to Memphis Wednesday night.It was a bad night and a tough game ... for Rubio, in particular. He had only one assist in the loss. That's the fewest assists of his young career.Chances are, there will not be many games like that -- not as long as Kevin Love is in the lineup...
All-Star Blake Griffin and rookie guards Kyrie Irving and Ricky Rubio headline the list of 18 players chosen for the Rising Stars Challenge to be held during All-Star weekend. In this year's new format, first- and second-year players will be mixed in the game on Friday, Feb. 24 in Orlando. TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal will serve as general managers and...
Rick Carlisle also is impressed with Ricky Rubio's toughness and shooting ability.
Rick Carlisle has been impressed with Ricky Rubio's playmaking ability.
The Twin Cities has four outstanding ones at four different levels - Ricky Rubio of the Wolves, Lindsay Whalen of the Lynx, Rachel Banham of the Gophers and Tyus Jones of Apple Valley.
Coach Rick Adelman played all three of his point guards -- Ricky Rubio, Luke Ridnour and J.J. Barea -- at the end of Tuesday's 86-84 victory over Sacramento, just like he did in the Wolves' previous two games.