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The Timberwolves still haven't won a home game

Ricky Rubio's return should help the Timberwolves win some home games. Thomas Shea Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY SportsThey say home is where the heart is. Well, in Minnesota, it certainly isn't where the wins are.The Timberwolves have gotten off to a surprisingly competent start after a 16-66 season a year ago. They're even a fantastic 5-2 on the road. Who would've thought coming into...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Timberwolves Make the Playoffs

At 5-6, the young Timberwolves have exceeded the expectations of most early into this season.  Considering the loss of head coach, Flip Saunders, and some injury setbacks to Ricky Rubio, the Wolves’ early record is all the more impressive.  When the season started did anyone think that this team would be able to go into Atlanta or Chicago and come away victorious?  Yes, the...
Via TWolves Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio listed as questionable for Memphis with hamstring

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Timberwolves have listed point guard Ricky Rubio as questionable for Sunday's game against Memphis with a mild left hamstring strain. Rubio has missed the previous three games with the injury, an expected setback as works his way back from offseason ankle surgery. Rubio only played 22 games last season because of the badly injured ankle, and the...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio: Andrew Wiggins so good that 'he gets a little lazy'

Rubio and Wiggins are trying to manufacture a long-term relationship. Jordan Johnson Getty ImagesAndrew Wiggins is about as gifted as they come. Just about everything the reigning Rookie of the Year does on the basketball court comes naturally to him. It's beautiful to watch someone so young who can pull off so many different moves.We laymen apparently aren't the only ones who appreciate...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA’s 30 Men Of Intrigue: Ricky Rubio

(Editor’s Note: To kick off our coverage of the 2015-16 NBA season, we’re profiling the most intriguing players of all 30 NBA teams. What makes them intriguing? It could be their talent, quirkiness or the unknown — it doesn’t matter. Follow The NBA’s 30 Men of Intrigue series here with us at TSFJ, as our friends and family join us for another awesome basketball campaign...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio officially out for Timberwolves' preseason opener

Ricky Rubio has been dealing with injury issues his whole career, so it only makes sense he would start year five in the NBA in a suit and tie. Rubio has officially been ruled out for the Timberwolves' preseason opener Wednesday night. Here's more from Marcus R. Fuller of the St. Paul Pioneer Press:[Timberwolves coach Sam] Mitchell will have Rubio sit out Wednesday night's exhibition...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

T'Wolves GM: We’re not talking about trading Ricky Rubio

Heading into his fifth NBA season, Minnesota point guard Ricky Rubio is caught in a bit of a basketball limbo for the Timberwolves. He’s too old to be considered a true member of the Wolves raw, young core (though with Rubio being just 24, that’s more a testament to the absurd pool of fresh talent on the team than anything). But he’s not old enough to be considered a veteran...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio on playing with Garnett: 'He kills for you'

Kevin Garnett probably isn’t a guy you want to play against on the hardwood. But play with? Now that’s a different story. The future NBA Hall of Famer is regarded as one of the best teammates in the NBA — as long as you’re working just as hard as him (though, frankly, that’s probably pretty difficult to do). It’s a lesson that one of Garnett’s Minnesota Timberwolves...
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Ricky Rubio Files: Revisitado

To start this off-season’s player profiles, I feel it’s essential to review and amend my attempt at this same project from last October. Most of The Ricky Rubio Files largely remains applicable. That article speaks for itself. Unfortunately, what is no longer applicable, isn’t exactly any more positive than before. This year, I’ll toss in some additional comments with reference...
Via TWolves Blog
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio welcomes Towns, tells him to pick up dry cleaning

The Minnesota Timberwolves made the selection near-universally expected with the first pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, tabbing Kentucky standout Karl-Anthony Towns as the latest young talent on a roster already loaded with youth and potential. T’Wolves point guard Ricky Rubio welcomed the 19-year-old big man to the organization by cracking wise on Twitter and...Read More The post...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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