Here’s the Minneapolis Star Tribune reporting on flashy Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio: Rubio’s representatives and Flip Saunders, the Wolves president of basketball operations, can begin July 1 discussions on a contract extension of the rookie deal he signed in May 2011. The two sides have until the end of October to reach an agreement, otherwise Rubio [...]
Another season, another disappointing turnout. Another conversation about what needs to change. For the 10th consecutive season, the Minnesota Timberwolves will be absent from the NBA playoffs. Even as Rick Adelman's crew fights to finish...Show More Summary
Even before he was drafted in 2009, NBA fans and writers from America to Spain dubbed Ricky Rubio the next Pistol Pete Maravich. It was a lofty, and probably unfair, comparison. But it helped Rubio get drafted with the fifth overallShow More Summary
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At a glance, you can see which NBA teams play like a team, and which let the superstars dominate. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love. They're well-known as dynamic duos in the NBA, but it wasn't until I saw this visualization by Andrew Bergmann that I realized how much they dominate. Read Full Story
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Ricky Rubio has drawn the ire of Minnesota Timberwolves fans on plenty of nights this year. Wednesday was not one of them. In leading the Wolves to a stirring 123-122 overtime win over the Dallas Mavericks, the Spanish point guard tossed up 22 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds in 49 fantastic minutes. Show More Summary
Kevin Love, without question, is the superstar on the Minnesota Timberwolves. Yet with rumors rumbling over his potential departure, it raises the question: Can Nikola Pekovic and Ricky Rubio carry the team if he leaves? Minnesota really is one of those teams that is better than their record. Show More Summary
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Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio converted a ridiculous circus shot while being fouled by Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Spaniard used a Kevin Love screen to dart past Dragic into the paint. Show More Summary
Proving that anything puppies do is adorable and worth watching, the Minnesota Timberwolves have created a video of five "Timberpuppies" to represent their starting lineup. Nikola Pekovic, Kevin Martin, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio and Corey...Show More Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio isn't shooting as well this season as he has in years past, but he can still make some incredible passes, like this perfect three-quarter court alley-oop to Corey Brewer. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
You would think that an NBA mascot who brings a little kid onto the court to play a little ball is going to have said kid play with a member of the home team. After all, the whole idea is to get kids to idolize the hometown players, fall in love with the team, and […]
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio has mastered the art of passing. During an extended stoppage in Tuesday's game against the Utah Jazz, he showed he is also adept at playtime. Rubio had 13 assists —not including those passes to the little girl —in the Wolves' 112-97 win. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio might be one of the most pleasant NBA players today, and this clip is just more evidence of that. Read more...
Few NBA rookies took the basketball-viewing world by more friendly and flashy a storm as the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio did in 2011—a full two years and change after the Wolves first selected the fresh-faced Spaniard with the...Show More Summary
Minnesota's Ricky Rubio is a good point guard, but this increasingly feels like a bad situation. TORONTO -- Ricky Rubio is struggling to find his rhythm, to lead his team, to play with the joy that defines his freewheeling game. He has said as much. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Timberwolves are floundering with an 18-20 record in the Western Conference and searching for answers. One key question the T-Wolves should ask themselves in the meantime is whether or not they should consider trading point guard Ricky Rubio. Prior to the 2013-14 season, many pundits projected Minnesota as a playoff team. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Timberwolves are once again losing their seesaw, back-and-forth battle with the.500 mark. After breaking even yet again at 18-18 on Jan. 10, the Wolves have lost two straight to fall to 18-20. More concerning than the record —which still isn't that bad —is the effect this season seems to be having on point guard Ricky Rubio. Show More Summary
In the back alleys of Target Center, Ricky Rubio walks down a colorless hallway and steps into a side room. As he lowers himself into a black folding chair, he lets out a sigh and starts to untie his shoelaces.