RICKY RUBIO NEWS

Timberwolves Projected Starting 5

Point Guard Ricky Rubio- To me Rubio has not developed to a good player yet, but will be. He is still 23 years old and is playing decent basketball. Shooting Guard Kevin Martin- Kevin Martin has always been a decent player. He can come up clutch in situations for pretty much any team. The Timberwolves are very lucky to have this guy. Small Forward Chase Budinger- Budinger is a...
Via TopSportsReport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves interested in signing Kris Humphries

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been relatively quiet this offseaon after being in the news nearly non-stop with Kevin Love trade rumors, but they are looking to get in on some free agency additions. According to a report from Darren Wolfson, the Timberwolves are interested in signing Kris Humphries on a one-year contract. This isn’t going to be a huge move, but Humphries did play...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio, DeAndre Jordan and Shawn Marion help kids get to movie premiere (video)

In one of the stranger promotional videos involving pro athletes and movie premieres — or the only one — Ricky Rubio, DeAndre Jordan and Shawn Marion do their part on ensure that some kids are able to get to the premiere of “Earth to Echo,” the new kids film set to hit theaters. The spot […] The post Ricky Rubio, DeAndre Jordan and Shawn Marion help kids get to movie premiere...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio, Timberwolves talking extension

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been looking to trade star power forward Kevin Love for the majority of the offseason so far, but they are also looking to lock up point guard Ricky Rubio to a long-term extension. According to Darren Wolfson of 1500ESPN.com, the Timberwolves and Rubio have begun extension talks, but a deal will not be easy to come by. Rubio has been extremely inconsistent...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio was impressed by Boris Diaw no-look pass

There are few passing big men in the NBA like San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw and during tonight’s game four of the 2014 NBA Finals, he dished an impressive behind-the-back one. Watch as Diaw tosses the no-look pass to Tiago Splitter standing underneath the basket: The pass was so impressive that Ricky Rubio was impressed by it: That Boris Diaw pass… — Ricky Rubio (@rickyrubio9...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love: Not making playoffs ‘burns me and hurts my heart’

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love said Wednesday that he wants to play for a winner. “No matter what the outcome is, I just want to end up in a great place where I can win,” Love said during an appearance on ESPN2′s ‘SportsNation.’ “At the end of the day, I’ve played six years, haven’t made the playoffs yet, that burns me and hurts my heart, so I really want...
Via Sports-Glory
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves' Ricky Rubio: 'I would like to be on a winning team'

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been trying to climb up the standings ladder for 10 years now. With their current core of Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, and Nikola Pekovic, the team had its most successful season that didn't involve Kevin Garnett in franchise history. But they're about to fall back down that ladder with Love looking to be on his way out sometime in the next year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Draft Tyler Ennis

Minnesota Timberwolves: Draft Tyler Ennis By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Minnesota Timberwolves need to draft Tyler Ennis. Thanks for reading… Expanding on the matter, if he is available to them at 13, which has a very strong chance of happening, then they have to draft him and for 2 very different reasons; at the least he can improve their pathetic bench...
Via HoopStuff
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Rumors: Ricky Rubio could follow Kevin Love out of Minnesota

Entering his fourth season, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio will be eligible to sign an extension from early July until October 31. He will become a restricted free agent in 2015. Whatever happens to Kevin Love will impact Rubio's decision to sign an extension with the Timberwolves.Image by Geoff Livingston, via Wikimedia CommonsWhen asked if Love's departure would...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ten franchises at a crossroad

10 NBA Franchises At A Crossroad By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… 1. Minnesota Timberwolves - The Timberwolves are about to trade their franchise player and as a team in a mid market city that is very cold, finding one again won’t be easy. They have some excellent pieces in Nikola Pekovic and Ricky Rubio, but there will be a big transition once they trade Love...
Via HoopStuff
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Plans To Call Kevin Love, Convince Him To Stay With Timberwolves

If Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio’s skills of persuasion are as dazzling as his assists, Kevin Love could be staying put in Minnesota. Rubio, who was in Italy to make an appearance at the adidas Eurocamp, will return to the United States on Monday to begin training in Los Angeles, but that’s not his only priority when he returns to the States. In an interview with NBA...
Via NESN.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio will try to persuade Kevin Love to stay

One of the more lingering questions that the Minnesota Timberwolves will face this offseason is what they will do with Kevin Love. With multiple teams getting ready to offer them attractive trade deals, Minnesota will have to determine if Love will stay or is it better to ship him off. One of Love’s current teammates Ricky Rubio spoke with NBA.com’s Scott Howard-Cooper and came...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rubio to make pitch to Kevin Love

Point guard Ricky Rubio, in Italy for an appearance at the adidas Eurocamp, said Sunday he plans to call teammate Kevin Love in the next few days to try to find out why the star forward wants to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves. In an interview with NBA.com on Sunday, Rubio said he will travel to Los Angeles on Monday to train with his new shooting coach but he also will make a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio To Try And Convince Kevin Love To Stay In Minnesota

Ricky Rubio wants the opportuniy to try and talk his teammate Kevin Love into staying in Minnesota.  The Timberwolves point guard during an interview with NBA.com on Sunday, says he wants to find out why Kevin Love wants to leave. “I don’t want to convince him if he doesn’t want to stay. But I want him to stay and I’m going to tell him what I think, which is we’ve been...
Via Thacover2
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Wants To Convince Kevin Love To Stay

Ricky Rubio wants the opportuniy to try and talk his teammate Kevin Love into staying in Minnesota.  The Timberwolves point guard during an interview with NBA.com on Sunday, says he wants to find out why Kevin Love wants to leave. “I don’t want to convince him if he doesn’t want to stay. But I want him to stay and I’m going to tell him what I think, which is we’ve been...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Doesn't Believe Kevin Love's Departure Would Prompt Him To Want Out

Ricky Rubio said he will call Kevin Love soon and try to convince the forward to keep an open mind about his future with the Minnesota Timberwolves. “He’s my teammate and I want to know how he feels and if he wants to stay or whatever,” Rubio said on Sunday. “But it’s something that I think we had a good relationship and we can talk as friends. “Of course I want him...
Via RealGM
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders to coach Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves president and part-owner Flip Saunders will coach the team next season, reports ESPN.com. Saunders interviewed several candidates and offered the job to Memphis Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger, but decided the best option would be for him to return to the bench. Joerger turned down the job to remain in Memphis after Grizzlies owner Robert Pera sweetened his contract...
Via Sports-Glory
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves getting trade calls regarding Rubio, Pekovic

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been in the NBA rumor mill a lot of the past couple weeks with the news that Kevin Love is available for trade, but there are teams calling about other pieces on their roster as well. According to a report from Charley Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Timberwolves are getting calls about both Ricky Rubio and Nikola Pekovic. This news is not...
Via Sports-Glory
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves fielding calls for Love, Rubio & Pekovic

With Memphis Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger out of the picture, the Timberwolves on Tuesday continued their search for a successor to Rick Adelman. The Wolves had made more progress with Joerger than any other candidate, but contract negotiations had not begun and no job offer had been made. As was the plan from the start of the search, there still is no time frame for a hiring. Nor...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio’s best steals from the 2013-14 NBA season

One of the more underrated facets of an NBA player’s game is the ability to pick up steals and there are few NBA players that can swipe a pass or take away a dribble like Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio. Recently, a YouTuber by the name of lolwuttermellons decided to pay the ultimate tribute to Ricky’s thieving abilities by posting his best steals from the 2013-14 NBA season....
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio On ‘Uno Contra Uno’ with Antoni Daimiel

Timberwolves star Ricky Rubio sat down with Antoni Daimiel in a new edition of “Uno Contra Uno” on Canal Plus to discuss his time in the NBA and his future plans which he hopes includes a long stay in Minnesota. Hope you brushed up on your Spanish. H/N Reddit The post Ricky Rubio On ‘Uno Contra Uno’ with Antoni Daimiel appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio questions Kevin Love's leadership

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio spoke with French station Canal+, and in a leaked excerpt from a full interview, Rubio has some interesting comments about his teammate Kevin Love and his leadership. BasketAmericano has the full text. Here's the part that's causing a hubub, in context. Thanks to Sergio Gonzalez of CBSSports.com for translation: The player considers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio appears to doubt Kevin Love’s ability to be a team leader

The big NBA news over the weekend not related to the four teams still competing in the playoffs was the bombshell dropped involving Kevin Love’s future with the Minnesota Timberwolves by New York Daily News sportswriter Mitch Lawrence in a column published on Saturday. In the story, Lawrence, about as plugged in of an NBA […] The post Ricky Rubio appears to doubt Kevin Love...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio questions Kevin Love as a leader

The Kevin Love trade speculation has heated up over the past few days after a report surfaced claiming the three-time All Star has informed the Minnesota Timberwolves that he will leave via free agency next year if they don’t trade him. Love has wanted out of Minnesota for a while, and Ricky Rubio wonders if […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio: We Need a Different Leader. I Can Be a Leader

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Is Ricky Rubio already thinking about cutting ties with Kevin Love? According to Enrique Garcia from BasketAmericano.com, Rubio is already trying to take on a leadership role of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio on Love’s potential departure: He’s a special player, the numbers he puts up are incredible, but we need a different leader. He’s our...
Via The Sideline
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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