Updated:
Original:

Sporting News report on Rubio: 'He won't be on that team for long'

Author:

Sporting News has a report out saying teams will likely be calling the Timberwolves about trading for Ricky Rubio once NBA free agency cools down a bit.

Sean Deveney is the writer and spoke with an unnamed NBA general manager, who said: "He won’t be on that team for long. But the longer they hold on to him, the more teams they’ll have who would be willing to give up something for him."

https://twitter.com/sportingnews/status/748578128054738945

With Mike Conley headlining a relatively weak class of free-agent point guards, teams could be calling the Wolves for Rubio's service. Deveney adds that by mid-July, teams such as the 76ers, Rockets and Bucks could be interested.

The Wolves talked about a deal with Milwaukee last February but Minnesota reportedly wanted Khris Middleton in return – which was something the Bucks were not on board with.

The Wolves could take a similar path to what the Boston Celtics did with Rajon Rondo after they drafted Marcus Smart. Rondo played 20 games with the Celtics before being traded in December.

Next Up

mickey moore driver's license shared

Beleaguered Ward 9 city council candidate loses Strib endorsement

Mickey Moore has faced questions in recent days about where he actually lives.

CDC biohazard scientist health work

New clue may explain how rare tropical disease sickened Minnesotan

The disease, known as melioidosis, killed 2 people earlier this year.

Sen Mark Koran crop

MN lawmaker encourages donations for locals charged in Jan. 6 insurrection

"They are a good family!" Sen. Mark Koran wrote Friday.

money

Money Gal Coaching: Mastering the spiritual parts of money

Kelly Blodgett used her passion behind becoming debt free to launch Money Gal Coaching.

University of minnesota sign

U of M will now require proof that employees have been vaccinated for COVID

Previously, only students were required to be vaccinated.

Jim Hagedorn

Report reveals details about ethics investigation into Rep. Hagedorn

The congressman described the report's findings as "unfounded conclusions."

33462769592_d32f34fd48_k

SkyWest cancels hundreds of flights due to server error

More than 80 have been canceled at MSP Airport.

elk

First elk in more than 100 years spotted in parts of southern WI

The elk population was reintroduced to Wisconsin in recent decades.

grand marais

10 beautiful Minnesota cities to visit for outdoor adventures

These places are perfect for a day trip or a weekend getaway.

Related