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Brandon Roy says he has not had any setbacks with his troublesome knees as he starts ramping up workouts to prepare for Minnesota Timberwolves training camp.
Roy worked out with several of his new teammates Thursday and says his body feels better than it has in years. The former Portland Trail Blazers All-Star had his contract cleared through the amnesty clause before last season, and he abruptly retired because of chronic knee problems.
After taking last season off and getting some more work done on his knees, Roy is coming back with the Timberwolves, who were looking for a veteran presence at shooting guard.
The Wolves open training camp Oct. 2, and Roy says he can't wait to get going.
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When Brandon Roy and the Minnesota Timberwolves reached a verbal agreement back in early July that the all-star guard would return to the game after spending last season in retirement mode, many pundits around the league wondered what Roy would look like once he got back on the court.
After five seasons in the league and the chronic knee problems, there still are a lot...
MINNEAPOLIS Seven pounds looked like a lot more on Nikola Pekovic.You wouldn't think that losing so little weight off a 300-pound frame would amount to much, but the Pekovic who worked out at the Timberwolves' practice facility on Thursday boasted a dramatically altered frame. It likely appeared to be more weight than it was because of the amount of muscle the center added...
It's been more than a year since Ricky Rubio signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves and began the evolution from European teen sensation to NBA star. After his abbreviated season in which he established himself as one of the best rookies in the league, it's easy to forget that across the Atlantic, the 21-year-old Rubio is still something more than a basketball player. He...
Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved have been basking in the success of Russia's bronze medal in the Olympics just about long enough. They both say they're ready to come to Minnesota to join the Timberwolves.
Kirilenko and Shved both signed with the Wolves in the offseason. They teamed up on the Russian team that captured bronze in London and will be headed to Minnesota in...
GAME WITHIN A GAME
Minnesota Timberwolves PG Ricky Rubio tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee back in March, causing the onslaught of out-of-nowhere T-Wolves viral videos to slow to a crawl. The good news today is twofold — Rubio is targeting a December return from injury, and he’s already started working on those viral videos.
His first effort: playing the classic vertical...
Everyone's favorite Spanish superstar, Ricky Rubio, played 'Connect Four' with basketballs on the Spanish talk show El Hormiguero. Check out the video in all its awesomeness below:
The video is in Spanish and I can't understand a lick of what they are saying, but it speaks for itself. And lol at the host's terrible strategy with his second...
Over the years, we posted some pretty classic videos featuring NBA players but this one featuring Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio might be one of the best.Ricky was recently on a Spanish talk show and got the chance to play a game of Connect Four basketball with the host.Check it out all the amazing Connect Four action in the below video:(Courtesy of Slam Online)
William Buford most recently played for the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Las Vegas summer league.
I hate to put an NBA offseason review up right when football is starting and the baseball playoffs are right around the corner. The fact of the matter is; not many people give a rat’s ass about the NBA right now.
However, as well-rounded sports aficionados it’s important to be well-versed in all arenas. This morning we’re going to take a 20-second timeout and look at the five...
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