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Minnesota Timberwolves: Grading Their Season

(Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Season Summary The Timberwolves entered the season starring the 1st pick talents of Andrew Wiggins alongside the likes of Thaddeus Young and Ricky Rubio in what many already expected to be a rebuilding year. Minnesota spent the season seeking to cultivate their youthful talents, as...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio squashes rumors that he demanded a trade

An interesting and surprising rumor popped out of the blue a few days ago, as one NBA insider said that Ricky Rubio's camp had several times asked for a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. This was the first time anyone had heard even rumblings about Rubio's discontent with the team. The reason for that is because Rubio isn't unhappy at all with his situation, as he told La Prensasa...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Post Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the T-Wolves Select?

Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Ricky Rubio and Andrew Wiggins as the newest member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. NBA Mock Draft Link: http://topsportsreport.com/featured/post...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves win No. 1 pick in 2015 NBA Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves landed the first pick in the 2015 NBA draft following the league’s annual lottery. Minnesota had an NBA-high 25 percent chance of landing the top pick, based on its last-place finish in the league-wide standings. This is the Timberwolves first time ever winning the No. 1 overall pick. “This is a great day for our franchise and our fans. We’re...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Lottery Reaction

Hit us up on Twitter @CrossoverNBA If there were a list of the five most absurd sporting events, the NBA Draft Lottery would need to be up there. Players in suits, lately, people that have zero to do with the decision making process as representatives of teams, and no longer is it reserved for halftime of some playoff game. Nope. It gets a preview and a half hour. I love it. It...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA announces 2014-2015 All-Rookie teams

The NBA announced its all-rookie teams for the 2014-2015 season Monday. 130 writers and broadcasters made up the panel who elected the teams. Rookie of the year and Minnesota Timberwolves forward, Andrew Wiggins, was the only unanimous selection for the first team. Joining Wiggins on the first team is Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic, Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Timberwolves Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Check out who Nate projects the Timberwolves will add next to Andrew Wiggins...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio To Undergo Surgery On Left Ankle

Ricky Rubio will undergo surgery on his left ankle. Rubio missed 43 games after badly spraining his left ankle on Nov. 7 against the Orlando Magic. The source said the surgery is considered to be a "minor cleanup" after the Spaniard had his "good and bad days" after returning to play. Rubio is unlikely to play for Spain this summer. The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Rubio to a four...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves' Ricky Rubio to have ankle surgery

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will have exploratory arthroscopic surgery on his troublesome left ankle Monday in Southern California. Rubio has played 22 games this season after spraining his ankle early in the year. He has played only once since March 13 and sat out his 13th consecutive game Saturday night when Minnesota closed out its road...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

’14-’15 Wolves Review Part 1: Wiggins Shines, But Injured Wolves Disappoint Again

Note: Two brief comments before diving into this. First, I am pumping out a pair of season review posts a few games early as I will be on vacation next week. The first will focus on the players and injuries; the second will be on front office/Flip dynamics and big picture team coaching with as good of an attempt as I can make to keep those parts separate, though that will ultimately...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rubio will wait to decide on Spanish National team

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Injured Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio says he will wait for the NBA season to end before turning his thoughts to playing with the Spanish national team this summer. Rubio spoke on Monday after the Timberwolves announced he would be shut down for the final six games of the season because of lingering pain in his left ankle. Rubio was limited to 22...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Rubio Kart 64 is enjoyable Timberwolves Mario Kart spoof (Video)

ICYMI, Rubio Kart is here!Posted by Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 The Minnesota Timberwolves have just released a creative spoof of the Nintendo classic Mario Kart 64 video game called "Rubio Kart 64". They replaced the characters with Timberwolves players (and coach Flip Saunders), set up some courses around Minnesota and downtown Minneapolis.Now this looks...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Rubio dishes out double doubles

The week that was: This week the Minnesota Timberwolves had three games at home, and ended the week with one more win and two more losses. Monday the team took on the Los Angeles Clippers, losing 110-105 as Chris Paul torched the Timberwolves for 26 points and 14 assists. Even without Blake Griffen the Timberwolves couldn’t take advantage on the glass, as DeAndre Jordan swallowed...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Drops 15 Dimes In Twolves Win

Ricky Rubio led the way in a Minnesota Timberwolves win with 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, to beat the Portland Trail Blazers. The post Ricky Rubio Drops 15 Dimes In Twolves Win appeared first on Hooped Up.
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio’s best highlights from 15 assists against Trail Blazers

As the Minnesota Timberwolves try to end their season on a high note, Minnesota fans are happy to have point guard Ricky Rubio back. Last night, the Timberwolves hosted the Portland Trail Blazers and Ricky might have had his best performance so far this season. Rubio dished out fifteen assists along with 13 points and eight rebounds to help Minnesota in their 121-113 victory: ...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves snap Blazers' win streak, their own losing streak

  Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Rubio had 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, and his late 3 gave the Wolves a 109-102 lead. Gary Neal scored 27 off the bench and Andrew Wiggins added 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves upset Blazers, 121-113

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Rubio had 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, and his late 3 gave the Wolves a 109-102 lead. Gary Neal scored 27 off the bench and Andrew Wiggins...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves snap Blazers' win streak with 121-113 victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Rubio had 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, and his late 3 gave the Wolves a 109-102 lead. Gary Neal scored 27 off the bench and Andrew Wiggins...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Watch Otto Porter Play Horrific/No Defense on Tony Snell

To follow his man on defense, they may need to get him a tele … PORTER. [coughs] – – – – – Also see … VIDEO: James Harden makes Ricky Rubio fall on the ground with a crossover Want to see some terrible NBA defense in-person? Get cheap tickets here: The post VIDEO: Watch Otto Porter Play Horrific/No Defense on Tony Snell appeared first on SportsPickle.
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio’s best highlights from his triple-double against Clippers

The Minnesota Timberwolves ultimately fell short against the Los Angeles Clippers, 110-105. We, however, can’t deny Ricky Rubio’s performance from last night. He ended with his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists. Here are some of the highlights from his trip-dub: Here’s hoping for more from Rubio! *** Ricky Rubio pic from Getty Images...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Records a Triple-Double

In a loss to the visiting Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio recorded his first triple-double since last March. “We played bad in the fourth quarter, that’s why we lost, but the good thing is we fought all the way through,” said Ricky Rubio, whose 18 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists gave him the fourth triple-double of his career. “We keep improving...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Clippers outlast Timberwolves despite Ricky Rubio's triple-double

  Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night. J.J. Redick scored 18 points before getting ejected in the fourth and DeAndre Jordan had 12 points and 18 rebounds, his ninth straight game with at least 15 boards. Glen Davis scored 12...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves fall to Clippers despite triple-double from Rubio

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night. J.J. Redick scored 18 points before getting ejected in the fourth and DeAndre Jordan had 12 points and 18 rebounds, his ninth straight game with at least 15 boards. Glen...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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February 26, 2015  |  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...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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