RICKY RUBIO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ricky Rubio let Andrew Wiggins shoot technical FT to get to 40 points

Ricky Rubio continues to prove himself to be quite the swell guy.After the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Denver Nuggets by the final of 112-99 on Wednesday, Andrew Wiggins revealed that Rubio let him take a technical free throw late in the fourth quarter in order to get to 40 points, per Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune. Rubio leads the team with an 87.2 free throw percentage...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Biggest surprises and disappointments of the NBA season

The 2016-17 NBA season has featured historic performances, with names like Russell Westbrook and James Harden playing at elite levels, along with many subpar performances from some of the top players in league. Conversely, players like Isaiah Thomas have forced their way into the NBA consciousness somewhat unexpectedly.
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA's no-man's land: New Orleans Pelicans

Championship or bust has been the motto this past decade in the NBA. As some franchises have loaded up on stars in an attempt to win championships, others have torn their rosters down to the studs in an attempt to land the next big thing. This season has been strange because more clubs than usual find themselves firmly in NBA limbo – neither bad enough to land a top pick nor good...
Via RealGM - NBA
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves' Rubio will not play against Nuggets

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will miss the game on Sunday against the Denver Nuggets, but it has nothing to do with the trade rumors that have surrounded him of late.Rubio left the team on Friday for personal reasons and will not rejoin the Wolves until late Sunday or Monday, coach Tom Thibodeau said Saturday after practice. Rubio had to return home...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Van Gundy denies Jackson for Rubio trade rumors

Stan Van Gundy thinks your trade rumors are a bunch of malarkey.Speaking with reporters on Saturday, the Detroit Pistons head coach refuted reports of a supposed Reggie Jackson-Ricky Rubio swap with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Van Gundy also said he texted Jackson an assurance that the trade will not be going through, per Jake Chapman of the team’s official website. Van Gundy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio seems to support trade out of Minnesota

The Minnesota Timberwolves and point guard Ricky Rubio appear to be headed for an inevitable divorce.Spanish reporter Antonio Martin Guirado caught up with Rubio Thursday on the campus of UCLA, where the Wolves were practicing ahead of their game against the Los Angeles Clippers that night. In their chat, Rubio didn’t shy away from the recent trade rumors surrounding him and seemed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Rubio being ‘actively’ shopped by Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly dangling point guard Ricky Rubio as trade bait heading into the second half of the 2016-17 NBA season. “The Timberwolves have attached Rubio to multiple offers with Shabazz Muhammad to several teams around the NBA, league sources said,” per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. “Minnesota has been seeking something of a ‘bridge...
Via Sportsnaut
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves shopping Ricky Rubio in trade talks

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly are shopping Ricky Rubio in trade talks. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski says Minnesota has been shopping Rubio along with Shabazz Muhammad in multiple proposals. They reportedly are looking for a guard who can bridge the time between first-round pick Kris Dunn being ready to take over as the full-time starter. There have been rumors that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Towns, Rubio record double-doubles in Wolves' third-straight win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Karl-Anthony Towns had 29 points and 17 rebounds and Ricky Rubio added 14 points and 14 assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves to their third straight victory, 96-86 over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night.Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points and Brandon Rush had 11 for the Timberwolves, who have won three in a row for the first time all season. The improving...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Kings almost traded for Ricky Rubio before signing Ty Lawson?

The Sacramento Kings chose to sign Ty Lawson recently as a way to continue life without Rajon Rondo, who left to join the Chicago Bulls in free agency. It was a rather shrug-worthy move for the team, especially because some figured the Kings would want to make a much bigger splash if it was a way to keep DeMarcus Cousins happy. Apparently the team tried, and perhaps with Ricky...
Via The Sports Daily
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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