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MINNEAPOLIS -- Both teams were without key players -- Minnesota without Ricky Rubio, Cleveland without their starting backcourt. Together, Friday at Target Center, the Timberwolves and Cavaliers spent most of their 48 minutes together struggling to find a rhythm on offense. In the end, the Wolves finally figured it out. Especially Kevin Love, who shot better than 50 percent for the first time this year (10-for-19) and scored a season-high 36 points with 13 rebounds in the Timberwolves 91-73 victory over the Cavaliers. Love was the shiny exception to some down-and-dirty basketball. Cleveland (shot just 34.5 percent. Take Love out of the equation and the rest of the Wolves (9-9) weren't a heck of a lot better. Love, playing in his ninth game since returning from two broken bones in his right hand, had 15 points in the first quarter, 20 by halftime and 30 entering the fourth quarter. He tipped in his own miss in the final moments of the game to reach 36 points, the most he h...
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Ricky Rubio has not had much time to bond with his teammates on the court. He has had a lot of time to bond with them on the bench. Rubio has played one shortened season since leaving his Spanish team to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He blew out his knee toward the end of last season and is still rehabbing from the injury. Despite all this, Rubio is pretty happy in...
MINNEAPOLIS Kevin Love sat. The lead was 19, the clock was ticking down, and the power forward had his 36 points, his 13 rebounds, as much as he could have asked for.
And so they clapped as Love settled into his chair, maybe a bit sweatier than he would have been last year, maybe a bit more relieved, but so far from ready to admit that this could be the norm.
Oh, was he ready...
Ricky Rubio is the final stage of his ACL rehabilitation program since being cleared for full contact practice November 28. According to KSTP-TV Sports Director, Joe Schmit, Rubio is targeting the home game on December 15 vs. Dallas as his return since the injury happened on March 9.
We’ve got video of Ricky Rubio workout today at 6.Source tells me he wants 1st game to be at...
MINNEAPOLIS I don't remember the first time I spoke with Ricky Rubio, but it was likely on New Year's Day after the Timberwolves' improbable win over the Mavericks, and I was probably too busy reveling in the fact that all these nice new people who I was about to work alongside seemed to be crediting me for the win. (It was my first day of work.)
So no, I don't...
Ricky Rubio knows that there are a lot of expectations being put on his return to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He knows he is being cast as the missing piece that will magically make everything better as soon as he hits the court.
Rubio says he welcomes that pressure, but he's also cautioning eager Wolves fans that it will take some time before he's back to the being the...
If the below video can't encourage you to donate a coat, then I don't know what will. The Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love has once again partnered with Comcast and The Salvation Army to host a coat drive to help those in need this winter. From now until Dec. 12, Love is inviting all fans to bring new and gently used coats to any of eight metro-area drop-off locations...
Maybe my title is a little bit of an exaggeration; Kevin Love scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. But Timberwolves puns are hard, so sue me.This game was both closer and not as close as the final score indicated. The Wolves led by four at halftime and trailed by just seven at the end of the third quarter. But the Celtics’ defense locked down in the 4th, stopping Minnesota...
MINNEAPOLIS After taking Saturday off, the Timberwolves returned to practice on Sunday, with Rick Adelman absent and Brandon Roy present for the first time since Nov. 18.
Adelman attended the dedication of a basketball court at Chemeketa Community College in Oregon. Adelman was the head coach at Chemeketa from 1977 to 1983, and the dedication, combined with Sunday's snowstorm...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Love had 36 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 91-73 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
Luke Ridnour had 12 points, seven assists and five rebounds for the Timberwolves, and Andrei Kirilenko had eight points, seven rebounds and six assists after missing the previous four games with back spasms.
The Cavs fell behind on a Kevin Love jump hook in the first minute and never could quite catch up to the Timberwolves on Friday night. Scoring continues to be the Cavaliers’ glaring weekness, which is the worst weakness to have in a game where you try to outscore your opponent. The Wine and Gold shot just 34.5% from the field and scored a season low 73 points.
Alonzo Gee led...
Jason WhitneyThe Heat could have gotten Kevin Love in the draft instead of Beasley.
I, like everyone else, love to review trades and draft classes, often times tossing out hypotheticals. Seeing that none of us will ever be real general managers outside of playing video games and fantasy basketball, this is what gets my sports jollies off! So sticking with the theme of being a fake...
Similar to Ricky Rubio and backyard wrestling, Dwight Howard gives ghost hunting a try in this new Foot Locker x adidas commercial:
The Truth addressed the current state of the team yesterday including, how the team has been playing, Doc’s comments calling them soft and what he plans on getting Judas Shuttlesworth for Christmas.
On the win vs. the Timberwolves being one of the best efforts all season:
"I think so. I think throughout the season we've done things for stretches where we've rebounded...