Skip to main content
Updated:
Original:

Rubio moving to U.S. to start new chapter in hoops career

The T-Wolves' point guard will be in the same country as his new team, but still pretty far away. He's making Los Angeles his U.S. home. He should be able to roust a pickup game there while waiting for the NBA lockout to end.
Author:

The T-Wolves' point guard will be in the same country as his new team, but still pretty far away. He's making Los Angeles his U.S. home. He should be able to roust a pickup game there while waiting for the NBA lockout to end.

Next Up

Eric Kendricks

Vikings downgrade Eric Kendricks to out against Lions

The Vikings have also activated Michael Pierce from injured reserve.

u.s. attorney

Minnesotan sentenced after assaulting man with baseball bat

Marshall Wayne Boshey was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.

Target store

Target's gift card discount is back, but for this weekend only

The fine print: for Target Circle members only (but membership is free).

Screen Shot 2020-06-15 at 7.11.05 AM

Minneapolis teen arrested in St. Cloud after fleeing police in stolen vehicle

The vehicle was stolen in a car-jacking in Minneapolis Thursday.

snow, blowing snow

Winter storm warnings issued with heavy snow set to slam MN

Parts of northern Minnesota could see more than a foot of snow, but there won't be much in the Twin Cities.

D'Angelo Russell

With KAT out, Timberwolves can't upset Nets

D'Angelo Russell stepped up but couldn't overcome Brooklyn's firepower.

Everson Griffen Vikings dot com

Everson Griffen confirms he has bipolar disorder

"I’ve been running from it a long time. I’m not ashamed of it anymore.”

Angela Renee Jones, St. Cloud murder suspect

St. Cloud suspect now charged in two local murder cases

Both murders happened within a day of each other in June.

st anthony 3 crop

Twin Cities police ask for help finding missing 16-year-old

Police say all her family and friends have been contacted, and none of them know where she is.

mpd suspect 12.3.21 - 1 - CROP

MPD releases photos of shooting suspect, asks for public's help

The man is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening.

Related

Ricky Rubio Moves by Mary Mack

Ricky Rubio has a lot of moves, but he can't do any of them right now because he's rehabbing a torn ACL. Instead of waiting for Rubio to come back, watch comedian Mary Mack dress up like Rubio and recreate his moves.

Tolliver arranging workouts for Timberwolves

Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver is doing his best to keep the Timberwolves ready for the NBA season if the lockout ends. The big man is making arrangements for his teammates to practice together in Los Angeles next month.

Ricki Rubio to undergo MRI on injured left knee Saturday

There's fear the Timberwolves rookie point guard tore his ACL. Rubio fell to the floor and grabbed his knee after he collided with Kobe Bryant with just 16 seconds left in Friday night's loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.

Rubio: Adelman's playbook 'not like robots'

Rookie point guard Ricky Rubio has three days under his belt at Timberwolves training camp. So far, he says he's loving it and coach Rick Adelman lets him be creative when he has to be. In his words, "not like robots."

Rubio may go back to Barcelona

Ricky Rubio says he is waiting to see whether NBA players and owners can salvage a season, but that he is considering a return to his former team Barcelona if a labor agreement can't be reached. Rubio was drafted by Minnesota in 2009 and has yet to play an NBA game.

Report: Ricky Rubio suffers season-ending torn ACL

WCCO reports an MRI confirmed the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard will miss the rest of the season. Recovery from this type of injury typically takes six to nine months. Rubio fell to the floor and grabbed his left knee after he collided with Kobe Bryant with just 16 seconds left in Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.

Rubio off to hot shot start

Ricky Rubio's ability to shoot was heavily criticized before joining the Timberwolves this season. However, after five games Rubio is already starting to quiet his critics. Head coach Rick Adelman says he's "impressed" with Rubio's shooting.

Rubio's one year anniversary is Sunday

Ricky Rubio's one year anniversary of signing with the Wolves is this Sunday. He took time to chat with the Star Tribune about his experiences. He says it's been "a dream come true" to play in the NBA.