The Minnesota Timberwolves are finally getting healthy, which is great for them and rough for the rest of the NBA. They pegged their best-case scenario of being at.500 when Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love returned healthy. They've exceeded expectations and, at 11-9, they're ready to start their ascent up the Western Conference ladder. Show More Summary
Great news, NBA fans.
Ricky Rubio expected to return from injury on Saturday for Timberwolves vs Mavericks.
Ricky Rubio is ready for his first game of the season.
The long-awaited second coming of Ricky Rubio has finally arrived in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Timberwolves' official website, the star point guard will make his season debut on Saturday night versus the Dallas Mavericks....Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio has been cleared to return to the court for the Minnesota Timberwolves' game against the Dallas Mavericks Saturday after missing nine months with a torn ACL and LCL, the team announced. Rubio made his first public comments about his return in the release. Show More Summary
Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman says guard Ricky Rubio worked out in Minnesota on Friday and is "very close" to returning from torn left knee ligaments that have sidelined him since March.
On this edition of Bleacher Report's Behind the Mic, the NBA BTM crew came together to discuss the Minnesota Timberwolvesand what fans can expect to see from the team in the future.. From Kevin Love's unhappiness to Ricky Rubio's return,...Show More Summary
According to Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, second-year point guard Ricky Rubio could be back Saturday against the Dallas Mavericks. His teammates and Minnesota Timberwolves fans will welcome him back with open arms, as his dynamic skills have been missed on the court. Show More Summary
BOSTON - About two hours before the Timberwolves, or what was left of them anyway, took the court against the Celtics salvation was dripping with sweat. There was Ricky Rubio working with assistant coach Terry Porter running a gauntlet...Show More Summary
When Spanish import Ricky Rubio joined the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2011-12, no one expected him to rival Kyrie Irving in the Rookie of the Year conversation. Even less expected was that his injury would derail the T-Wolves season. Which is exactly why Rubio 's return from injury will have an even bigger impact than Steve Nash's. Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio knows that there are a lot of expectations being put on his return to the Timberwolves. He knows he is being cast as the magic sand that will fill in every crack and mask any blemish in the team’s promising, if flawed, foundation as soon as he hits the court. It’s nothing new [...]
Ricky Rubio knows that there are a lot of expectations being put on his return to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He knows he is being cast as the missing piece that will magically make everything better as soon as he hits the court.
As the saying goes, patience is a virtue. With a healthy Ricky Rubio, the Minnesota Timberwolves are one of the most must-see teams in the league. With Rubio, they have a point guard who can make highlight reels with just his passes....Show More Summary
Call me a prophet or perhaps just an optimist, because the Minnesota Timberwolves are going to the playoffs. Even if you don’t believe me, there’s no denying that the Timberwolves have developed a team that fans can truly be confident about. Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio participates in first full contact practice with team this season – NBA News Ricky Rubio took part in his first team practice on Sunday to the relief of not only himself and the team trainers, but also the Minnesota Timberwolves squad who have been waiting for him to return all season long. Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio practiced with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, Dec. 2, for the first time this season. He says his surgically repaired left knee feels good, and he’s anxious to see how his body responds on Monday. There is still no timetable for his first game. Rubio says he wants to be sure his knee is [...]
At one point in his first real practice in nine months, Ricky Rubio zipped a pass through defender Josh Howard's legs to an open teammate.