Rubio is 'Rookie of the Month'

The NBA has named Timberwolves rookie guard Ricky Rubio the Western Conference Rookie of the Month after a stellar January. Rubio's high point came just last week when he scored 18 points and dished out 10 assists in the Timberwolves' drubbing of the Spurs.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

The NBA has named Timberwolves rookie guard Ricky Rubio the Western Conference Rookie of the Month after a stellar January. Rubio's high point came just last week when he scored 18 points and dished out 10 assists in the Timberwolves' drubbing of the Spurs.

Next Up

Brooklyn Center, protest, Daunte Wright

CNN employee struck in head by water bottle at Brooklyn Center protest

The man was knocked the ground, clearly dazed by the assault.

wolf collar video

Researchers share first-ever collar camera footage from wild wolf

The Voyageurs Wolf Project called it "fascinating," showing that wolves in northern Minnesota clearly know how to hunt fish.

Siren

Reminder: Tornado warning sirens will sound twice today for test

It's part of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota.

Brooklyn Center police, unrest, Daunte Wright

No tear gas used as police, protesters engage again in Brooklyn Center

Fewer arrests were made Wednesday compared to Tuesday.

protest, Daunte Wright, Brooklyn Center

Daunte Wright protests: Police treatment of residents, media in spotlight

There were reports of residents not involved in the protest being detained, and media members being held and forced to show credentials.

Screen Shot 2021-04-14 at 5.09.01 PM

Defense witness: Cause of Floyd's death 'undetermined'

Dr. David Fowler, former Maryland chief medical examiner, said there were a number of possible factors that could have led to George Floyd's death.

Jorge Polanco

Red Sox sweep Twins in Wednesday's doubleheader

The Red Sox defeated the Twins 3-2 in Game 1 and 7-1 in Game 2.

Minnesota Wild

Wild score 3 power play goals in win over Coyotes

Mats Zuccarello scored twice in a 5-2 victory.

Screen Shot 2021-04-14 at 2.38.15 PM

Viral drone video of Bryant Lake Bowl to be auctioned off as NFT

Non-fungible tokens are the latest craze in consumer finance.

kimberly potter

Here's what the manslaughter charge against Kim Potter says

Activists are calling for more serious charges against the former officer.

Related

Rubio finishes 2nd in 'Rookie of the Year' voting

Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio finished second to Cleveland's Kyrie Irving for the NBA Rookie of the Year, the league announced today. Rubio averaged 10.6 points per game, compared to Irving's 18.5 points per game.

Rubio, Williams both make NBA All-Rookie teams

Minnesota Timberwolves rookies Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams are in select company. Both have been named to the league's All-Rookie squads. Rubio is on the All-Rookie First Team, while Williams made the second team.

Rubio has successful knee surgery

Timberwolves' rookie point guard Ricky Rubio underwent successful knee surgery on Wednesday. The operation repaired Rubio's torn anterior cruciate and lateral cruciate ligaments in his left knee. Rubio is expected to make a full recovery.

Rubio, Love rank high in All-Star vote

Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love are piling up All-Star votes for the Timberwolves. Rubio ranks third among Western Conference guards, only behind Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul. Love is fifth in voting amongst Western Conference forwards. Voting ends January 31.

Rubio: 'We can be a playoff team'

Ricky Rubio says the Timberwolves “can be a playoff team.” The rookie point guard says the Wolves could be 5-5 or 6-4 if “we play from the beginning of the game at 100 percent.” The 3-7 Wolves aim for win No. 4 Friday night in New Orleans.

Rubio expected back in 6-9 months

The discovery of a torn lateral collateral ligament to go along with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Ricky Rubio's left knee isn't going to extend his time away from the court. The Timberwolves say Rubio is still expected to miss between six and nine months.

What was Ricky Rubio wearing in the Orlando airport?

Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio heads to All-Star festivities in Orlando with his pal, Justin.

KG to Rubio: Minnesotans are 'amazing'

Timberwolves rookie Ricky Rubio apparently got some advice from Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett when they played together over the summer in Los Angeles. Fox Sports North reports that Garnett said, among other things, that Minnesota sports fans are 'amazing' and will make him feel very comfortable.