Sean Kilpatrick made his NBA debut after an odd set of circumstances. When Ricky Rubio was ruled out with a sore right ankle just hours before Minnesota played, the Timberwolves got desperate. They only had seven healthy players, one...Show More Summary
Ricky Rubio has completed no shortage of impressive passes during his four-year NBA career. Against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, he added yet another to his resume. With his Minnesota Timberwolves down 92-83 early in the fourth quarter, Rubio threaded the needle between two Raptors defenders to find teammate Chase Budinger for the easy score. Show More Summary
A normal human being could not make this pass, but then again Ricky Rubio is not a normal human being. Special shout-out to Chase Budinger for catching it and not ruining a perfectly good highlight. That's always half the battle.
Having already missed a large chunk of the 2014-15 season, Ricky Rubio was hit with more bad luck on March 15, suffering an ankle injury. Continue for updates. Rubio Out vs. Spurs Sunday, March 15 The Minnesota Timberwolves point guard...Show More Summary
Rubio led Minnesota to a 121-113 victory over the Trail Blazers with 13 points, 8 rebounds and 15 assists. The post Ricky Rubio Racks Up 15 Assists vs. Blazers (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
This Ricky Rubio bounce pass is beautiful and outrageous all at once.
The NBA is at a better place when Ricky Rubio is healthy and helping the Minnesota Timberwolves take advantage of the immense athleticism in their starting lineup. Lose Andrew Wiggins in the halfcourt and Rubio will find him above the rim like this every single time.
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio continued his recent stretch of excellent play in Monday's 110-105 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, recording the fourth triple-double of his career and his first of the 2014-15 season, per the...Show More Summary
The LA Clippers survived a Monday night dog fight with the Minnesota Timberwolves, taking home a 110-105 road win. Chris Paul led the way with 26 points and 14 assists, The post Chris Paul Outduels Ricky Rubio (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
With time running out in the third quarter of Monday night’s Timberwolves-Rockets tilt, poor Ricky Rubio found himself isolated on an island with James Harden … and, well, yikes. Harden The post James Harden Ruins Ricky Rubio’s Ankles (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
When told the news of Kevin Garnett’s return to Minnesota, Ricky Rubio immediately expressed eagerness to play alongside the all-time great. But before he gets to picking KG’s brain about Xs The post Ricky Rubio on Trade For Kevin Garnett: ‘I’m Going To Take a Picture With Him’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
James Harden mopped the floor with Ricky Rubio in the Houston Rockets' 113-102 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Literally. That got us thinking: Which other NBA players have been used as crossover props this season? What Harden did to Rubio was dirty. Show More Summary
#SASS. The Rockets defeated the Timberwolves on Monday night, but while the on-court action was still underway, the action on Twitter was just beginning to heat up: After 3, Rockets lead Timberwolves 84-75. Ricky Rubio may be dead. Harden:...Show More Summary
James Harden must have been feeling pretty cocky after turning Ricky Rubio's ankles into cornmeal, because he tried to pull the same shit on Andrew Wiggins just a few minutes later. Unfortunately for Harden, Wiggins looked at all those fancy crossovers and said, "Hi, um, I'm not Ricky Rubio." Read more...
James Harden put Ricky Rubio in the spin cycle and spit him out before nailing a three-pointer.
The Houston Rockets' James Harden is the NBA's leading scorer for a reason—because he's one of the toughest defensive assignments in the league, as the Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio learned the hard way Monday night. In the third...Show More Summary
Last seen alive in the Toyota Center, Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio was killed Monday night by a suspected James Harden crossover. Rubio was 24. Read more...
This killer stepback made Ricky Rubio crumble into a heap. The phrase "breaking ankles" is used too often when it comes to somebody getting crossed up. It's pretty clear Ricky Rubio's ankles don't break here. It's more like the entire...Show More Summary
Here’s the Minneapolis Star Tribune reporting on the Timberwolves, who are happy to have flashy point guard Ricky Rubio back, even if his ability to contribute is still limited as he regains full health: Not surprisingly, Ricky Rubio was held out of Sunday’s game against the Pistons. Wolves coach Flip Saunders said that Rubio, who has played in [...]