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Kevin Martin has surgery, out 6-8 weeks

            The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that guard Kevin Martin underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture in his right wrist. Martin is expected to be sidelined approximately 6-8 weeks. The surgery was performed by Dr. Thomas Graham at theCleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Through nine games this season Martin is averaging...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Martin out indefinitely after fracturing wrist

            The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Friday that shooting guard Kevin Martin will be out indefinitely after fracturing his right wrist in a victory over the New York Knicks. Through nine games this season Martin is averaging 20.4 points on 48.3 percent shooting from the floor and 48.1 percent from the three-point line. Minnesota is already...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio in good spirits as he awaits return, but injury came at 'tough time'

MINNEAPOLIS -- A fully healthy, graphically rendered version of Ricky Rubio slashed his way in and out of the lane, befuddling defenders en route to a career-high 40 points. Then Rubio paused NBA 2K15 and set his controller down. Looked at the heavy walking boot encasing his left foot and lower leg. Back to reality. Since sustaining a nasty left-ankle sprain that has him sidelined...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio unsure when he'll be back from ankle sprain

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Almost two weeks after he severely sprained his right ankle, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio says he remains uncertain when he will return to the court. Rubio spoke to reporters on Thursday for the first time since he was injured in a game against Orlando on Nov. 7. The Timberwolves are waiting for the swelling to fully subside before they can do...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves 115, Knicks 99 – Game Recap

The Knicks were victims of a beating by the Timberwolves (3-7), who were without three of their top guns, and New York’s “rock bottom” continues to become worse and worse. After an outstanding effort to nearly complete a 26-point comeback on Tuesday, the Knicks came in to Minnesota on Wednesday with some momentum on their side. When it was announced  that Ricky Rubio, Nikola...
Via Turn On The Knicks
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Get To Know A Little Mo About JB

As most of you don't know, I'm actually Will Smith's illegitimate first son.  If you don't believe me, well you more or less have to click on that link and read it, or else the following will be too esoteric... Too ephemeral... After Mo Williams was moved back into the starting line-up last night, he showed his Rubio-esqueness going 14/3/13 in a fantastic dimebag...
Via Razzball Basketball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Out, Zach LaVine In

It has been 11 days since The Minnesota Timberwolves beloved point guard, Ricky Rubio, left the game against Orlando with a rolled a ankle. Toward the beginning of the season Flip Saunders referred to this season as “developmental,” and those words have become the epitome of the Timberwolves. Reports from the Timberwolves camp say that Rubio was still on crutches during Monday’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Out, Zach LaVine In

It has been 11 days since The Minnesota Timberwolves beloved point guard, Ricky Rubio, left the game against Orlando with a rolled a ankle. Toward the beginning of the season Flip Saunders referred to this season as “developmental,” and those words have become the epitome of the Timberwolves. Reports from the Timberwolves camp say that Rubio was still on crutches during Monday’s...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Wrapping up an abysmal week for the team

This past road trip was very bad for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Technically, this road trip was broken up by a home game, but that game was held in Mexico, so really the Timberwolves have had six straight away games, and only managed to pull away one win from their long road trip. The worst part of this road trip was definitely this week, as the Timberwolves went 0-3, losing by...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett: ‘I want to buy the Timberwolves’

            Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett told Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports that he wants to own the franchise that he is the all-time leading scorer with.   “I want to buy the Timberwolves. Put a group together and perhaps some day try to buy the team. That’s what I want,” Garnett said Thursday night. Minnesota drafted Garnett with the...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

With Rubio out, Wolves now point to LaVine

In one of sport's many microcosms of the human experience, reality often infiltrates and devours the comfort that comes with a set plan. The Timberwolves' intent was to bring along rookie Zach LaVine slowly, gradually, with a combination of Ricky Rubio, Kevin Martin and Mo Williams comprising the bulk of the backcourt rotation. But reality -- in this case, the Amway Center...
Via Fox Sports North
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Even without Rubio, globally diverse Wolves have appeal in Mexico

When J.J. Barea and Ricky Rubio arrived at Mexico City Arena ahead of last December's planned NBA Global Games matchup against the San Antonio Spurs, they were greeted by a throng of fellow Spanish-speaking, basketball-loving aficionados in los Estados Unidos Mexicanos' capital city. An offseason roster overhaul and a nasty injury, respectively, mean neither of them will...
Via Fox Sports North
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Home games in Mexico make no sense

Tonight, the Minnesota Timberwolves are scheduled for the second straight year to play one of their home games in Mexico City. This game will be against one of the top teams of the Western Conference, as it is against the Houston Rockets. Don’t get me wrong, I understand and support the NBA trying to expand its global presence, but to have the Timberwolves be the host for a game...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Ricky Rubio is 'out' indefinitely with a bad ankle sprain

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to 2-4 on the season following a 102-92 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday. The Timberwolves were lead by Nikola Pekovic who had 19 points and 11 rebounds. The Timberwolves were without guard Ricky Rubio, who is out indefinitely with a bad ankle sprain. Zach LaVine started for Rubio and have five points, six rebounds and four assists in 26 minutes...
Via NBA Injury News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo Injuries Mo Problems

Ay dios mio! Friday was a cryday for me.  Then Saturday was a sadderday.  Muy triste!  Ricky Rubio severely sprained his ankle in the second quarter against the Magic Friday night, effectively crushing several of my teams and ruining my DraftKings squad!  Seems like every year there's several bad ankle sprains with players rolling their foot on their own, get these guys...
Via Razzball Basketball
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Sprained Ankle - Out 2 Months

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be without PG Ricky Rubio for two months, after he severely sprained his ankle.  Rubio was averaging 9 points and 10 assists over 5 games before suffering the injury on Friday night.  He played in all 82 games last season for the Twolves, after managing to play in just 78 games over the first 2 years of his young career.  He is still just 24 years...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Rubio suffered 'significant' ankle sprain

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be without Ricky Rubio for 7-8 weeks after he severely sprained his ankle. While Timberwolves announced G Ricky Rubio is out indefinitely with a significantly sprained left ankle, I'm told he could miss 7-8 weeks. — Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) November 8, 2014   Rubio is averaging 9 points, 10 assist and 5 rebounds per game on the season.
Via Thacover2
19 days ago  |  Discuss

T-Wolves Ricky Rubio Out Indefinitely with Badly Sprained Ankle

The Timberwolves have announced that Ricky Rubio will be out indefinitely after suffering a severe ankle sprain Friday night against the Magic. An MRI taken today on Ricky Rubio’s left ankle confirmed a significant sprain. He will be sidelined indefinitely. pic.twitter.com/nnyoBIuEfz — Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) November 8, 2014 Rubio had to be helped off the court, but thankfully...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Out Indefinitely With Sprained Ankle

With all the injuries happening around the league, such as the big blows to the Oklahoma City Thunder, you can add the Minnesota Timberwolves to the roster. During the second quarter in the game away against the Orlando Magic, Rubio suffers an ankle sprain while driving to the basket. With Rubio being one of the four players to reach the 50 assists mark, it was obvious on what impression...
Via Basketball Bicker
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Ricky Rubio leaves game with sprained ankle, to be evaluate Saturday

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Orlando Magic on Friday by the score of 112-103. The loss dropped the Timberwolves to 2-3 on the season, second in the Northwest Division. There was a scary moment in the second quarter, when starting point guard Ricky Rubio left the game with a sprained ankle. He had four points, six assists and three rebounds in 13 minutes at the time of...
Via NBA Injury News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans, Lakers highlight cheapest and priciest games of the month

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost Kevin Love via trade this past summer, but that shouldn’t take any of their value away in the eyes of fans. Instead, fans should get to see their team at a discount, while watching some exciting talent develop along the way. Ricky Rubio and Nikola Pekovic are already in place to help Minnesota stay competitive, while the future resides in Andrew...
Via TWolves Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Magic 112, Timberwolves 103 (OT)

A road defeat against one of the lowliest teams in the inferior Eastern Conference will be tough to stomach as Minnesota continues its season-long, six-game away swing. But even more may have been lost Friday night at Orlando's Amway Center. Ricky Rubio's injury late in the second quarter low-lighted a night in which the Timberwolves (2-3) had every chance to close out the...
Via Fox Sports North
20 days ago  |  Discuss

T-Wolves Ricky Rubio Leaves Game with Sprained Ankle (Graphic Photo)

Ricky Rubio was off to a hot start this season, but all hopes could be crushed. Rubio was carried off the court Friday night in the game against the Orlando Magic and later seen on crutches. Originally it was diagnosed as a sprained ankle, but many people are speculating that it could be broken. Tough break for Rubio and the T-Wolves. Ricky Rubio is being carried off the floor....
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves PG Rubio leaves game vs. Magic with sprained ankle

  Ricky Rubio has left the Minnesota Timberwolves' game at Orlando with a sprained left ankle. The 24-year-old Rubio was helped off the floor and taken to the locker room for X-rays after landing awkwardly with 2:28 remaining in the second quarter. The point guard had drawn a foul on a drive to the basket. The Timberwolves said at halftime that Rubio would not return to Friday...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio’s facial expression after teammate claims team will forget win is priceless

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is a very funny man. After his team defeated the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, it marked the first road win over a playoff team since January. So you would think that the Timberwolves would be proud of that accomplishment right? Well according to center Nikola Pekovich, that is not the case. Pekovich was speaking to reporters after the game...
Via No Guts, No Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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