There is no other explanation for how he saw Tiago Splitter's cut on this play. Even one of the league's flashiest passers is giving him props. That Boris Diaw pass... — Ricky Rubio (@rickyrubio9) June 13, 2014
Ricky Rubio must consider himself an optimist. Few things call for more glass-half-empty takes than the relationship between Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves. It’s awful. If it wasn’t bad before this season, it’s in shambles now, with Love 13 months from free agency and the Timberwolves 10 years removed from their last playoff berth. […]
The NBA media frenzy truly lasts 365 days a year. Week in and week out, NBA executives, coaches and players provide an abundance of interesting quotes for observers to consider while they attempt to pin down the opaque intentions ofShow More Summary
The PG wants to keep his big man around long-term. The post Ricky Rubio Will Talk To Kevin Love, Doesn’t Want To ‘Convince’ Him To Stay appeared first on SLAMonline.
Ricky Rubio may be young, but he clearly has an advanced understanding of what Kevin Love's potential departure could do to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Maybe that's why he's planning to chat with his disgruntled teammate as soon as he...Show More Summary
Contract extension talks will begin soon. The post Ricky Rubio Reportedly Thrilled With Flip Saunders Coaching Timberwolves appeared first on SLAMonline.
Things with the Minnesota Timberwolves are getting interesting now that Kevin Love has made it clear he will not sign an extension with the team. Trade rumors involving Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love are swirling, but hisShow More Summary
Ricky Rubio picked a fine time to call out Minnesota Timberwolves teammate Kevin Love for his poor leadership. Just as rumors began leaking like an infant without a diaper concerning Kevin Love’s desire to get out of Minnesota, Rubio made some potentially inflammatory comments. On May 10th in an interview withEnrique Garcia of basketamericano.com, Rubio
Is Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio already preparing for Kevin Love's exit? With or without Love around, Spanish website BasketAmericano.com's Enrique Garcia reports that Rubio is ready to take on an increasing share of...Show More Summary
Could Tom Izzo finally make the leap to basketball's highest level by joining forces with Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio? Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo "remains very high" on the Minnesota Timberwolves' list of coaching candidates, reports Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated. Show More Summary
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