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Is this… excitement for the Timberwolves?

The Timberwolves are in a weird situation. The NBA is the most image conscious league in the country, and they stake a lot of their reputation on the individual fame of their players as well as establishing games as the place to see and be seen among the trendiest citizens of a particular community. A team’s attendance and fan base lives and dies by having elite players, because...
Via The Rhino and Compass
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Timberwolves Today

So, here we are Wolves fans. The draft is done, the Summer League’s in action, and the roster has 14 players on it. The off-season’s largest of dominoes have fallen. LeBron’s dramatic home coming, Melo and Bosh’s less dramatic decisions to remain where they were, and Pau Gasol joining the Bulls, put Kevin Love at the center of the league wide talk. Funny thing is, he’s...
Via TWolves Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio wants five-year, max contract from Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been very busy this offseason, and are not even close to done with it yet. They are still expected to trade superstar power forward Kevin Love at some point in the near future, and now they have decisions to make regarding their starting point guard. According to a report from Darren Wolfson of 1500ESPN.com, Ricky Rubio wants a five-year, max contract...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Rubio seeking max contract from T'Wolves

Despite lack of success and some inconsistent production, point guard Ricky Rubio wants a max contract extension from the Timberwolves. Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News and ESPN1500 reports that Rubio and his agent are seeking a five-year max extension deal. Yes. Fegan aiming for 5-yr max. RT @BrianGaranich: @DarrenWolfson With all this Love trade […]
Via Full Scale Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio Seeking Max 5-Year Extension

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard seems like one of the few stars that is content playing in a smaller market. Unlike teammate Kevin Love, Rubio likes the idea of staying in the Twin Cities long term, but wants the max 5-year contract. Rubio and his agent have had talks with Timberwolves’ general manager Flip Saunders about a long term deal for the 23-year-old Spanish point guard...
Via Standing O Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Rubio Seeking Max Deal From T’Wolves

Maybe Ricky Rubio is the ultimate leader that the Minnesota Timberwolves have needed all along.  Unlike Kevin Love, Rubio seems content with remaining in the Twin Cities. According to Darren Wolfson of ESPN 1500, Rubio and his reps have had discussions with Flip Saunders about an extension. Rubio of course, wants the full five-year max. Yes. Fegan aiming for 5-yr max. RT @BrianGaranich...
Via Thacover2
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Rubio Seeking Max Deal From T’Wolves

Maybe Ricky Rubio is the ultimate leader that the Minnesota Timberwolves have needed all along.  Unlike Kevin Love, Rubio seems content with remaining in the Twin Cities. According to Darren Wolfson of ESPN 1500, Rubio and his reps have had discussions with Flip Saunders about an extension. Rubio of course, wants the full five-year max. Yes. Fegan aiming for 5-yr max. RT @BrianGaranich...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio's Agent Seeking Five-Year Max Contract From Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio's camp have been in contact on a contract extension. Rubio's agent, Dan Fegan, is seeking a five-year max contract. David Kahn now infamously gave Kevin Love a four-year extension in order to keep his five-year extension for Rubio. Love's future with the Wolves is now in serious doubt as he can become a free agent in 2015. If...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Seeks Five-Year Max Deal

Dan Fegan is aiming high for client Ricky Rubio in rookie scale extension talks with the Timberwolves, asking for a five-year, maximum-salary deal, reports Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities (Twitter link). It’s unclear how steadfastly Fegan will stick to that price, but it seems an indication that he and Rubio are in no mood to accept a discount after a season in which the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves interested in acquiring Ryan Anderson

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been an extremely active team this offseason, and they are expected to move superstar forward Kevin Love at some point before the season begins. According to a report from Chuck Myron of Hoops Rumors, the Timberwolves are interested in acquiring power forward Ryan Anderson from the New Orleans Pelicans. It would certainly be an interesting pickup for...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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
19 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
21 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
22 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
23 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
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