Minnesota Timberwolves Position Reviews: Point Guards

As the Minnesota Timberwolves’ season ends, it is now time to look back at the year and take stock of how each position group performed. First, we’ll tackle the point guards. There were three players who received minutes at point guard for the Timberwolves this season: Ricky Rubio, Kris Dunn and Tyus Jones. We’ll examine each of their seasons and see what their future looks...
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Where did it all go wrong? A post-mortem for NBA

There's a few NBA teams who went into the year with high hopes and ended up with low win totals. We've picked out three teams in each conference who were blindsided by a trip to the lottery, and we've gone back to look at how and where it all went so very, very wrong. New York Knicks Great Expectations: The Knicks went into the season feeling optimistic. They'd added former MVP...
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Is This Ricky Rubio's Rickenaissance?

Ricky Rubio is having the best month of his career so far this March. He’s scoring at a rate previously thought not possible for the pass-first guard, while maintaining all of the qualities that make him invaluable to a young Minnesota Timberwolves squad. The recent turn has many wondering if the answer to the Wolves' point guard question has been right in front of them, for things...
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March 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio opens up about ‘tough’ buildup to trade deadline

Ricky Rubio was at the center of rampant trade speculation in the days leading up to an NBA trade deadline for the second season in a row. This year, however, the sixth-year Minnesota Timberwolves point guard insists “felt a little different.”The trade rumor that generated the most buzz involving Rubio was a straight-up exchange with the New York Knicks for fellow point guard...
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February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

T-Wolves reportedly backed away from Ricky Rubio-Derrick Rose trade

The Minnesota Timberwolves had a Ricky Rubio for Derrick Rose trade to consider at the deadline, but they reportedly backed away.ESPN’s Marc Stein says Minnesota could have traded Rubio for Rose straight up but declined the deal. Minnesota may have declined a trade for Rose for a few reasons.Rose is on an expiring contract and will be a free agent after the season, while Rubio...
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February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Knicks remain intent on trading Derrick Rose for Ricky Rubio ahead of deadline

The New York Knicks really want to strike a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves and bring Ricky Rubio to the Big Apple. Almost as expected, the Derrick Rose experiment fell flat in New York. He’s a slasher who doesn’t share the ball well, which has the team already looking to package him in deals. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Knicks want a notable return while grabbing...
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February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks, T-Wolves working on Rose-Rubio trade

The New York Knicks may end up keeping Carmelo Anthony through the trade deadline on Thursday, but that does not mean they are giving up on making a noteworthy deal.Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports that the Knicks have “significant” interest in acquiring Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio. There have been reports that the T-Wolves are interested in Derrick...
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February 23, 2017  |  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...
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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...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

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