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Coming preseason games will help Wolves determine roster, rotations

MINNEAPOLIS -- According to Ricky Rubio, the Timberwolves' training camp regimen wasn't limited to Mankato. "I think we've had kind of a second training camp here," the point guard said Thursday at the Target Center Lifetime Fitness practice facility. "Kind of the whole team, the whole week to practice. I think we're going the right way. We're paying...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio, Wolves At Standstill On Extension Negotiations

Ricky Rubio is at a standstill in negotiations with the Minnesota Timberwolves regarding a contract extension. The Timberwolves were recently reported as offering Rubio a new deal in the neighborhood of four years and $48 million. Rubio has said he hopes to stay with the Timberwolves.
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio The NBA’s Most Improved Player?

Minnesota Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio The NBA’s Most Improved Player? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… As I was writing my NBA Award picks and writing the Most Improved Player section, there was really just two names that I considered, Ricky Rubio and Kenneth Faried. However, I chose Rubio as Faried was already excellent, he just has to get more minutes from the...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Rubio rejects $48 million contract extension

Rubio has rejected a four-year deal in search of a five-year, max contract extension. According to Sean Deveney of The Sporting News, Ricky Rubio has rejected a four-year, $48 million extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Deveney reports that Rubio is looking for a five-year, max contract from the team, which would end up being around the $85 million mark under next year...
Via The Lottery Mafia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: T’Wolves Best Offer For Rubio is 4-Years, $48 Million

Point guard Ricky Rubio has been in conflict with the front office about his contract extension. Rubio wants a five-year deal worth the max, but Minnesota isn’t willing to budge. The best offer Minnesota has for Rubio is 4-years, $48 million, according to league sources.  With all of the young talent Minnesota has assembled, they’re smart for not giving in. Flip Saunders doesn’t...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ricky Rubio Files

This is an exciting time for the Timberwolves organization. Whether or not that excitement will translate to a high percentag of wins sooner, later or ever, still very much remains up in the air. Now that Kevin Love has been shipped out of town in exchang  for Young and the young talents, the Twolves roster looks vastly different. It’s so very unique to see a team trade a way...
Via TWolves Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Rumors: Minnesota approaching extension with Ricky Rubio

Just last week, the latest news on Ricky Rubio was that he and his agent were pursuing a max deal extension to stay in Minnesota.  The Timberwolves' front office, on the other hand, seemed content to let the season play out rather than make such a large financial commitment to their star point guard.  Whether it was a change of heart, or merely a case of subterfuge, the Wolves...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Ricky Rubio’s agent eyeing Los Angeles?

Seeing as this one’s just about coming to an end, there’s still a lot of time to go before next summer, though it seems that Ricky Rubio’s agent is already eyeing the Los Angeles Lakers as a potential landing spot for his client in 2015. According to Darren Wolfson from, Rubio’s agent is intrigued by the cap space that the Lakers and New York Knicks will have...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wolves willing to extend Ricky Rubio for 4 years, $42 million

The Minnesota Timberwolves are willing to pay Ricky Rubio $42 million for four years, but his agents want the max and believe he can get more than what the Wolves are offering on the open market, per 1500ESPN's Darren Wolfson.'s Zach Harper covered the Rubio dilemma in detail and a report earlier this week indicated that the two sides were "a good distance...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves make max offer to Eric Bledsoe

TweetAccording to a report from ESPN, the Minnesota Timberwolves have made a max contract offer to Phoenix Suns restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe. Minnesota is hoping to work a sign-and-trade deal with Phoenix for the explosive guard. Bledsoe and the Suns have been at a standstill, with Bledsoe seeking a 4-year deal worth over $60 million. The Suns offered injury-prone Bledsoe a...
Via Los That Sports Blog
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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