MINNEAPOLIS -- He was an anomaly from Day 1. The diminutive point guard with a shooting guard's mentality. The fiery backup who was sometimes a spark, others an extinguisher. What sometimes seemed like a stroke of genius on other occasions resembled an awkward fit. And ultimately, the Timberwolves' long-term direction under coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders...
There have been reports circulating around the NBA world that Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio could demand a contract with $10 million annually. Rubio hasn’t lived up to the hype that he had when he was drafted, and quite frankly hasn’t shown that he can be a legitimate franchise point guard. He has been able to pass the ball well, but his scoring ability is poor...
Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love is frustrated with his teammates following Wednesday night’s 104-103 loss to the Phoenix Suns. “We can’t have two guys sitting at the end of the bench, who play good minutes, just sitting there and not getting up at timeouts,” Love said, per Nate Sandel of 1500ESPN.com. “We all need to be in this together. That kind of pisses me off...
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