"He's Playing A Different Game Than Most Other Humans": Ricky Rubio Goes Behind-The-Back Twice For A Layup

This goes down as just two points, Ricky Rubio cutting to the basket and metaphorically pantsing Patty Mills and Aron Baynes in quick succession. But it's a pretty good microcosm of what he's capable of on his best nights: "making art," as the announcer says. Hang this opus in the MIA, because last night Rubio had the… » 3/13/13 9:56am 3/13/13 9:56am

"Change This Face. Be Happy. Enjoy!" Says Ricky Rubio To A Bummed Out Alexey Shved

Man, why can't we live in a world where Ricky Rubio magically appears whenever we're having a bad day and tells us to turn our frowns upside down? Spilled coffee on your new shirt? Poof! There's Ricky reminding you that sea otters hold hands when they sleep next to each other so they don't float away. Totally blew… » 3/01/13 9:43am 3/01/13 9:43am

Even George Karl Has Jumped Aboard The Messi Bandwagon

As NBA players sent messages of support to Ricky Rubio upon news of his ACL tear, Nuggets head coach George Karl showed his softer side by sporting an FC Barcelona shirt while meeting with the press yesterday. Karl's son Coby played with Rubio on Joventut Badalona after fizzling out in the NBA and escaping the… » 3/12/12 10:15am 3/12/12 10:15am

Slam Cover Goes Retro, With Rubio and Love As Marbury And Garnett

Slam's Farmer Jones has a lovely story on what it took for Kevin Love to earn this honor—a year-old promise that if he could average 20 and 15, the cover was his. Love somehow did it, but these days you can't do a T-Wolf without including Ricky Rubio. So the two recreated a famous 1997 cover, featuring Minnesota's… » 3/07/12 7:15pm 3/07/12 7:15pm

Sounds Like Ricky Rubio Is Still Talking Himself Into This Minnesota Place

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: try not to feel sympathy when Rubio says "now I have to be by myself here." » 12/22/11 5:40pm 12/22/11 5:40pm

Ricky Rubio Can't Believe How Much Basketball These Crazy Americans Play

Ricky's finally set to play NBA ball, but there's a learning curve here in Amurrica: "Yesterday I was looking at the schedule and putting in my iPad, and I was saying 16, 17, 18," he joked with reporters today. "I mean, three games in a row? What the hell?" Also news for Rubio: It snows in Minnesota. Quite a bit. [… » 12/07/11 7:30pm 12/07/11 7:30pm