Ricky Rubio had a career-high 24 points, 10 assists and five steals, and J.J. Barea scored 16 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 105-93 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. Derrick Williams added 15 points and six boards for the Wolves, who gave coach Rick Adelman victory No. 1,001. It’s also the [...]
Former Timberwolves player Al Jefferson set a career high with 40 points and saved the Utah Jazz’s season when he fought through a double team by Ricky Rubio Greg Stiemsma, and pulled up to hit a jumper with one second on the shot clock and 40 seconds on the game clock to give Utah a 101-98 lead. Show More Summary
A few months ago I thought the Minnesota Timberwolves were set at the guard positions. We all knew who the point guard was going to be (hint: it’s Ricky Rubio ), and I was really impressed with Alexey Shved ’s play. So I thought, "Well, that’s that: next season Rubio plays at the one, Shved at the two. Show More Summary
It's a decision that small-market teams hate to face, but it is often an unfortunate reality. With teams like the Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic being unable to hold on to one superstar, the Minnesota Timberwolves may be forced to decide which of their two rising stars deserves the most attention. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Timberwolves would have been a playoff team this year. I really believe that. In fact, they could have gone on a playoff run. Kevin Love is the best power forward in the game. Ricky Rubio is establishing himself as not only a sublime passer, but also an outstanding team leader. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Nikola Pekovic scored 27 points, and Ricky Rubio added 19 points, 12 assists and eight steals as the Minnesota Timberwolves slowed Milwaukee's clinching of a playoff spot with a 107-98 victory over the Bucks Wednesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Timberwolves guard does some Instagram performance art for the holiday.
Even though adidas has deep roster of top-level NBA guards they endorse like Ricky Rubio and Damian Lillard, it is Iman Shumpert we see with the crazy Player Exclusive sneakers. Shumpert recently broke out two different pairs of the adidas Real Deal made in Knicks colors exclusively for him. This isn’t the first Player Exclusive [...]
NBA says Kobe Bryant should have been called for foul on Ricky Rubio's last-second three-point shot in Lakers' 120-117 victory. MILWAUKEE — The NBA doesn't retroactively change calls on a daily basis. It just seems like it to the Lakers.
The Black Mamba strikes again! More specifically, Kobe Bryant struck Ricky Rubio's arm in the act of shooting, which should have sent the Spaniard to the line with a chance to tie up the game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and L.A. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant scores 31 points and blocks a last-second three-pointer by Ricky Rubio in the much-needed victory. Kobe Bryant scores 31 points and blocks a last-second three-pointer by Ricky Rubio in the much-needed victory.
Jeff Teague shows off a little Ricky Rubio flair with a between-the-legs setup for a dunk.
Ricky Rubio has been something of a highlight factory lately, and he churned out another sweet lob from his alley-oop assembly line in Sunday's 97-95 win against the New Orleans Hornets. A nanosecond after crossing half court, the Minnesota Timberwolves' flashy distributor saw Chris Johnson streaking down the left side of the floor. Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio is emerging as the leader of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the absence of Kevin Love. The second-year point guard has improved his game on both sides of the ball and brings energy to the floor every night. We all know about...Show More Summary
I write this post as an angry man. What is it about Ricky Rubio‘s stunning double behind-the-back maneuver during the Timberwolves’ 107-83 win over the Spurs last night that could possibly make me so angry, you ask? Oh, just the fact that ever since I decided to trade the Spanish sensation for DeMar DeRozan in [...]
A move so nice he did it twice.
Ricky Rubio most definitely messed around and got a triple-double. The Minnesota Timberwolves point guard had what we in the business like to call "a pretty good day." The 22-year old led his 22-win team to a victory over the best team in the West. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Timberwolves are a young, talented team but injuries over the past couple of seasons have prevented them from reaching their potential. Last year was Ricky Rubio and this year is Kevin Love. But Rubio is back, as you know and last night, he recorded his first career triple-double vs. San Antonio. Rubio, playing [...]