Ricky Rubio to push for bigger deal than Stephen Curry

Now that his third NBA season is completed, Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio headed Thursday into his summer, an offseason that began road tripping with friends to Lawrence, Kan., of all places, and later will include training time split between Spain and Minneapolis as well as a Spanish national team obligation to play in the FIBA World Cup at home in August and September. ...
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Kevin Loves His Mustache And Why Shouldn’t He

Between Kevin Love's mustache and Ricky Rubio's five o'clock shadow, the T-Wolves look more like an '80s band than an NBA team.
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Why We Can't Wait For Kevin Love to Leave Minnesota

Kevin Love is a heck of a player and a lot of fun to watch--and not just because he average more than 26 points and 12 rebounds a game. No, he is also the kind of guy that is able to complete nearly full court passes like this and make it look easy. A guy like this deserves to be playing in the post season, but since he's on the T-Wolves and in the Western Conference his season...
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Timberwolves not expected to offer Ricky Rubio a big contract

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a pretty massive decision on their hands this offseason as they’ll need to start re-negogiating the contract of point guard Ricky Rubio. While it at one point in time looked like he was in for a nice deal, his play these past two seasons have turned the Wolves off significantly and while he’s still an obvious asset, he’s not as valuable as he...
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Dante Cunningham arrested for second time in a week

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham was arrested in Minnesota for the second time this week. According to KSPT.com, Cunnigham was taken into custody on suspicion of terroristic threats Sunday, three days after he was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault. “The situation with Dante Cunningham is very fluid and we continue to monitor all available information,”...
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13 days ago  |  1 Comment

Ricky Rubio to seek eight figure contract

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio is still under team control for two more seasons, though his contract for the 2015-16 season will be of the qualifying offer variety meaning he could potentially cash in by signing a tender from an opposing team or re-signing with the Timberwolves. But what type of cash is a player like Rubio worth? Statistically, the numbers aren...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Could Seek Extension Offer Of $10M Per Year

There is a sense that Ricky Rubio's agent could "demand" a contract extension of $10 million per year with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a report. Rubio is represented by Dan Fegan. Rubio has not shown to be deserving of an eight-figure salary, 9.0 points and 8.6 assists while shooting 37.4 percent from the field. Rubio is in his third NBA season.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Ricky Rubio wants to stay with the Minnesota Timberwolves

International players are a big risk in the NBA, either they are really really good or they end up playing back in Europe. It took several years for Tiago Splitter to develop a game where he feels comfortable in this league and Ricky Rubio is still going through that.Image: TonyTheTiger via Wikimedia CommonsThe Wolves had really high hopes on him and he hasn't let down, he is...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio fills out bracket, says, ‘I like the players when they are kind of fancy’ (pic)

Fresh off his triple-double on Wednesday night to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 123-122 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks, point guard Ricky Rubio weighed in on easily the most important sports story of the day, or at least the only thing people are paying attention to: The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Of course, […] The post Ricky Rubio fills out bracket...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ricky Rubio banks home ridiculous circus shot

Ricky Rubio has gained a reputation of being of the more crafty players in the NBA. And that was all to evident during Tuesday's win over the Suns.Watch as the Timberwolves guard knives his way to the basket and throws in a ridiculous behind-the-back pass shot while getting fouled.That's quite a showing of wizardry right there. Nicely done.Via For the Win
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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