Ricky Rubio, believe it or not, was 13 years old and on the verge of turning pro in Spain when the Minnesota Timberwolves last made the playoffs.
In the Timberwolves’ pre-season home debut on Friday, Andrew Wiggins collected a lob from Ricky Rubio on the fast break, and threw down a nasty two-handed jam. Stay tuned. Plenty […] The post Andrew Wiggins Throws Down Lob From Ricky Rubio (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
"Rubio running the floor puts it up, Andrew Wiggins puts it down!" Get used to that image. Fans are excited to watch this pair of Wolves run the court together, and it's easy to see why. In the first quarter of the Minnesota Timberwolves'...Show More Summary
The preseason may be underway in the NBA, but there are still questions and rumors surrounding many players. Whether it be an injury concern, an unsigned veteran or young guns looking to get an extension on their rookie contract finalized...Show More Summary
The inexact science of NBA talent evaluation becomes even more tricky when it comes to the fascinating and frustrating Ricky Rubio. Rarely does the focus on the Minnesota Timberwolves point guard tighten to the point of dissecting the type of player he is. Show More Summary
The Wolves have reportedly made a lucrative offer to Rubio, but the 23-year-old is hoping for a maximum extension. Ricky Rubio is searching for a five-year maximum extension and has rejected the Minnesota Timberwolves' best offer thus far of four years, $48 million, according to Sean Deveney of Sporting News. Show More Summary
Publicly at least, Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ front-office have said all of the right things. Behind closed doors, things are more complicated. Rubio’s camp is pushing for a […] The post Report: Timberwolves Don’t Want to Give Ricky Rubio a Five-Year Deal appeared first on SLAMonline.
Going into the 2014 NBA season many players have a lot to prove, from Roy Hibbert proving he isn't a player on the decline, to Derrick Rose proving he can be healthy, to Ricky Rubio proving he's worth a lucrative extension with the Timberwolves. But...Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio sat at a table with Kevin Martin to his left, ready to start the first day of the rest of his life without Kevin Love as a teammate in Minnesota.
Ricky Rubio 's future is dependent on any number of things, not the least of which is the Minnesota Timberwolves' failed bid for Eric Bledsoe that, if successful, may or may not have come at the Spaniard's expense. Yes, this is all just...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t had the most eventful offseason this year, but next year might be looking up. A new rumor has it that the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star point guard Ricky Rubio is looking to bolt from the north in 2015, and the Lakers are said to be high on Rubio’s list. Show More Summary
Former NBAer Mike Penberthy has been tasked with fixing point guard Ricky Rubio’s broken jumper this season. Penberthy will work full-time on player development, specializing in shooting for the Minnesota […] The post Timberwolves Hire a Shooting Coach for Ricky Rubio appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired Mike Penberthy as a full-time shooting coach to help Ricky Rubio and the rest of the team with their shooting during the season.
The new NBA season is right around the corner, which can only mean one thing—the rumor mill is coming out of its brief hibernation. Some teams are still on the hunt for upgrades as small as they may be. This mostly pertains to depthShow More Summary
There are a lot of similarities between Ricky Rubio and Rajon Rondo, but if the former wants to earn an immediate payday from the Timberwolves, he needs to study what Rondo did to make himself a better player. Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly at loggerheads over the point guard's early extension demands. Show More Summary
A unique skill set and the NBA environment is working against Ricky Rubio. The Minnesota Timberwolves most recently found themselves in the news as suitors for Phoenix Suns restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe, but a more realistic and more pertinent conversation concerns their own point guard, Ricky Rubio. Show More Summary
Milt Newton, the general manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, says the team is in no rush to lock up point guard Ricky Rubio for the long-term. Negotiations with Rubio and […] The post Minnesota Timberwolves Optimistic About Re-Signing Ricky Rubio appeared first on SLAMonline.
Minnesota Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton says he is optimistic the team can sign point guard Ricky Rubio to a contract extension before the season begins, but he says the team doesn't feel in a rush to do so.
They say it's better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all. By now, the Minnesota Timberwolves know a thing or two about Love and loss alike. But after being cornered into trading away their disaffected star forwardShow More Summary
Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is still recovering from a pretty brutal offseason, one that saw him lose a cherished teammate in Kevin Love, suffer a crushing defeat of his native […] The post Ricky Rubio on Contract Talks With Minnesota: ‘I’m Loyal’ appeared first on SLAMonline.