Everyone recognizes Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook and other seasoned guards as some of the best in the league. However, younger point guards like Damian Lillard and Ricky Rubio are making an impact on the court, especially offensively. Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio, artist on the court.
Winners of four of their last five games, the good times are (mostly) rolling for the Los Angeles Lakers right now. They have pulled within 3.5 games of the Houston Rockets for eighth place in the Western Conference, and finally got their first huge win of the season against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Show More Summary
Pau Gasol knew he could play like this. Kobe Bryant and Ricky Rubio did, too. The only person in Laker land who seemed to doubt what the gifted post player could do was the man in charge. Now maybe coach Mike D’Antoni will become a believer as well. Gasol had 22 points and 12 rebounds in his [...]
Pau Gasol may not be the most popular man on the Los Angeles Lakers this season, but he has one great fan in the Midwest. According to Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio has stated that the Spanish seven-footer is "more than welcome" to join him as a teammate on the floors of the Target Center. Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio is in the news, but not for his play. The point guard came out in defense of his countryman Pau Gasol, who is struggling for the Los Angeles Lakers. As Rubio told reporters: "[Gasol] proved to the league he is one of the best," Rubio told reporters in Minneapolis. Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio wants Pau Gasol, and he doesn’t care if the entire world knows it. Per Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times, Rubio not-so-subtly continues to hold out hope that the Los Angeles Lakers big man will wind up with the Minnesota Timberwolves: Pau Gasol has been loosely linked to the Wolves, primarily because [...]
Ricky Rubio is standing up for his fellow Spaniard Pau Gasol, saying he doesn't think it's fair that the Los Angeles Lakers are bringing Gasol off the bench this season.
Ricky Rubio is standing up for his fellow Spaniard Pau Gasol, saying he doesn’t think it’s fair that the Los Angeles Lakers are bringing Gasol off the bench this season. Rubio spoke after practice on Thursday, one day before his Minnesota Timberwolves were scheduled to host the Lakers. Rubio says he speaks to Gasol and the [...]
This Ricky Rubio kid’s pretty slick with his, as seen by this fast break assist to Wolves big man Andrei Kirilenko last night against the Clippers. So sweet, so smooth [...] The post Ricky Rubio’s Crafty Through-The-Legs Pass Vs. Clippers appeared first on The Smoking Section.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves guard performs an amazing assist in a loss to the Clippers.
As Ricky Rubio continues to recover from his knee injury, we’re starting to see the quickness that will make him an elite defender in this league and hopefully improve his offensive game. The major concern for the Spaniard right now, however, is whether he’s ever going to be an adequate shooter. Show More Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio said Friday he has apologized to acting coach Terry Porter for an outburst over the team's loss to the Brooklyn Nets.
It has been a mess of a year for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kevin Love has broken his hand twice. Ricky Rubio missed most of the first half of the season and still is not at 100 percent. And Minnesota still isn ’t sure what to make of former No. Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio is fresh back from a major knee injury and the T’Wolves are watching his minutes while he gets all the way back. But since he’s a competitor, Rubio isn’t on board with the minutes limit. He was actually benched last night in a game where Minnesota decided to go with JJ Barea down [...]
The signs are everywhere. Chicago Bulls megastar Derrick Rose is closing on a return from the torn left ACL he suffered in the opening round of the 2012 playoffs. Coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters earlier in the week that Rose was "very close" to beginning full-contact practice (via nba.com). Show More Summary