Found January 02, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
If the Minnesota Timberwolves are to end their recent road woes, they'll have to do so without Ricky Rubio. A back injury will prevent Rubio from traveling on the team's two-game trip that begins Wednesday night as they try to send the struggling Utah Jazz to a fourth straight defeat. The second-year point guard is dealing with back spasms, making for a disappointing setback after recently returning from an ACL tear he suffered March 9. Rubio, who sat out Saturday's 111-107 victory over Phoenix, also will miss Thursday's contest at Denver. Minnesota (14-13) has lost three straight away from home. "We know we've got a lot of tough games on the road coming up," said Kevin Love, who has hit just 31.8 percent from the field in his last six road games. Love is shooting only 35.8 percent overall this season - he hasn't shot less than 44.8 percent in his career - and improving on that mark Wednesday may be difficult. He hit 29.3 percent from the field whil...
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