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Kevin Garnett: ‘I didn’t know the city missed me like this’

  Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett, reacquired in a trade from Brooklyn last week, was surprised by the reception he received Wednesday night at Target Center. Garnett had five points on 2-for-7 shooting with eight rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes in his first game for Minnesota since 2007.   “I’ve been back before and I never paid attention to how much...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Garnett Offers Wolves Youth a Chance at Similar Legacy

Back in the late 90’s, before I was legally allowed to drive an automobile, I would await a ride home from a small house in East Bloomington where I studied drums with an old man who was just shy of 5 feet tall. There, we would spend about an hour per week studying and writing jazz fills, learning odd time signatures, sight-reading snare drum solos, mastering rudiments and building...
Via TWolves Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch James Harden murder Ricky Rubio’s ankles

How do you say “breaking ankles” in Spanish? Oh yeah, “tobillos ruptura.” I translated that for Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio (who hails from Spain) because Houston’s James Harden just “rompió los tobillos.” Check out Harden dropping Rubio to the court with a sick crossover. http://d4fchlzcgs3jh.cloudfront.net/video/aa977890bbd111e4a20a650ef9f342a6.mp4 See quality...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch James Harden murder Ricky Rubio’s ankles

How do you say “breaking ankles” in Spanish? Oh yeah, “tobillos ruptura.” I translated that for Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio (who hails from Spain) because Houston’s James Harden just “rompió los tobillos.” Check out Harden dropping Rubio to the court with a sick crossover. http://d4fchlzcgs3jh.cloudfront.net/video/aa977890bbd111e4a20a650ef9f342a6.mp4 See quality...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch James Harden shatter Ricky Rubio's poor ankles

What evidence do we have that James Harden is more "unforgiving hurricane" than "merciful human being?" Oh, not much...besides this humilating/brilliant clip of him dropping poor Ricky Rubio with a blink-and-you're-unconscious crossover.  Just look at this thing! The degree of difficulty is unfathomable. Not only does Harden make a quality defender go numb below the waist, but he...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: James Harden Makes Ricky Rubio Fall on the Ground with a Crossover

Imagine what James Harden would do to a defender of James Harden’s abilities. Yikes.  – – – – – Also see … PICTURE: James Harden has his ankles broken by a Nigerian player The post VIDEO: James Harden Makes Ricky Rubio Fall on the Ground with a Crossover appeared first on SportsPickle.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Puts Ricky Rubio On Skates

Houston Rockets swingman James Harden was feeling it when the Timberwolves came into town. Posting his 4th career triple-double consisting of 31 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists and four blocked shots for good measure. He also had this master-level crossover sequence, in which Ricky Rubio had his ankles broken — into several pieces. The post James Harden Puts Ricky Rubio On Skates...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: James Harden Drops Ricky Rubio

It’s hard to pick out a flaw in James Harden’s offensive game. Solid ball handler, great shooter and has a Eurostep from hell. Regarding the ball handling part, Ricky Rubio can attest.  It actually looks like Rubio fouls Harden on […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ankle Insurance: James Harden Breaks Ricky Rubio’s Ankles

I’m not going to lie, I may have watched this video 10 or more times. The MVP candidate James Harden is a wizard with the basketball in his hand, and he used a little of that magic on the Minnesota T’Wolves Ricky Rubio. If you haven’t seen the video check it out below. P.S. Let’s have a moment a silence for Ricky Rubio’s ankles.
Via The Front Office News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Rockets 113, Timberwolves 102

Sometimes, it's complicated, layered, intricate. Sometimes, it's as simple as a potential MVP playing like one against a team that's gone cold from the floor. All in all, the lottery-destined Timberwolves (12-43) hung with a playoff-bound Rockets (38-18) team that didn't exactly flip the lights off Monday night at the Toyota Center. But James Harden's killer instinct in front of...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden drops Ricky Rubio with crossover (Video)

Ricky Rubio has missed a considerable portion of this season due to an ankle injury he suffered in early November. Thankfully, he didn’t sustain another one on this play. James Harden is one of the best offensive players in the NBA on the planet and he showed why against Rubio. Harden utilized a series of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ankle Insurance: James Harden claims Ricky Rubio

All I saw was the twister meme and knew something went down. I surfed the web and found that James Harden went to work on Ricky Rubio’s ankles like a woman of the night for a few dollars. Check out this clip. https://vine.co/v/OQP5m76V55U
Via The Front Office News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden breaks Ricky Rubio's ankles (Video)

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden broke the ankles of Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio during the third quarter of Monday night's game at the Toyota Center.Harden's wicked crossover caused Rubio to slip to the floor, allowing Harden to shoot the wide open three-pointer.Harden finished with a triple-double (31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists) as the Rockets beat...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch James Harden Turn Ricky Rubio Into A Pile Of Mush

Damn, why you gotta do Ricky like that? To add insult to injury, Harden stepped back and casually drained a three. [cjzero] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Destroyed Ricky Rubio’s Ankles, Hits Step-Back Three

James Harden did Ricky Rubio dirty. The post James Harden Destroyed Ricky Rubio’s Ankles, Hits Step-Back Three appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
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Preview: Timberwolves at Rockets

A renewed focus on defense and a big night from Corey Brewer helped the Houston Rockets avert their longest losing streak in more than 10 months in the opener of a five-game homestand. They'll try to continue their success at Toyota Center in a matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have been no pushover since getting several starters back from injury. With Houston seeking...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves' Muhammad done for year due to injured finger

MINNEAPOLIS -- The next stanza in Shabazz Muhammad's development will have to wait. The Timberwolves forward will undergo season-ending surgery to repair a ruptured ligament in his left middle finger. A surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., will perform the operation on Monday. Muhammad's finger became caught in teammate Andrew Wiggins' jersey earlier this week. He played...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves' Rubio: 'The future starts right now'

MINNEAPOLIS -- It'd be easy for Ricky Rubio to brood over what might've been. The Timberwolves point guard came back this season with a renewed purpose. Shortly after that, he received a renewed contract. But for the third time in his four NBA seasons, he missed significant time with an injury and watched in anguish as the team he's taken hold of sauntered to the Western Conference...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio, Timberwolves hold off Suns

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Andrew Wiggins added 20 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the stumbling Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Friday night. Ricky Rubio had 10 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds for the Wolves (12-42), who were playing their final home game before the highly anticipated return of franchise icon Kevin Garnett. Markieff Morris scored...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves hold off short-handed Suns, 111-109

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Andrew Wiggins added 20 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the stumbling Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Friday night. Ricky Rubio had 10 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds for the Wolves (12-42), who were playing their final home game before the highly anticipated return of franchise icon Kevin Garnett. Markieff Morris scored 31...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio, Timberwolves hold off Suns

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Andrew Wiggins added 20 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the stumbling Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Friday night. Ricky Rubio had 10 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds for the Wolves (12-42), who were playing their final home game before the highly anticipated return of franchise icon Kevin Garnett. Markieff Morris scored...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Waiting for newcomers, Suns tumble against Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Andrew Wiggins added 20 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the stumbling Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Friday night. Ricky Rubio had 10 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds for the Wolves (12-42), who were playing their final home game before the highly anticipated return of franchise icon Kevin Garnett. Markieff Morris scored 31 points...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves trade rumors: Will the team make another move?

The trade deadline is tomorrow at 2 p.m, and despite completing a couple trades last week, the Minnesota Timberwolves are still involved in a few trade discussions regarding their veteran players. It is no secret that the Minnesota Timberwolves are forming a team to win in the future and not this year, so it makes sense that the team would consider trading away the veterans on the...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio amazing save leads to Thaddeus Young lay-up

Some might say that Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is a wizard with the basketball and during the fourth quarter of tonight’s Timberwolves-Warriors game, he made an incredible play. After deflecting a Golden State pass, check out Ricky diving to make an incredible save that somehow ends up in the hands of teammate Thaddeus Young who scores easily on the other end: Just...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Timberwolves vs. Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks just failed against one of the Western Conference's best teams. The West's worst team is next for them, though the Minnesota Timberwolves may not be the pushovers they have been throughout the season. The Timberwolves have won a season-high three straight and could have Shabazz Muhammad and Ricky Rubio back in action Monday night as they seek to hand the visiting...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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