Last seen alive in the Toyota Center, Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio was killed Monday night by a suspected James Harden crossover. Rubio was 24.
Did you forget about Ricky Rubio? You probably forget about Ricky Rubio, because he's been out of action since Nov. 7, and nobody cares too much about what's going on with the Minnesota Timberwolves. But Rubio's back, and he is still his dazzling self.
Poor Ricky Rubio. Just about a week after signing his five-year, $55 million contract extension, the Timberwolves point guard will miss some time with a severe ankle sprain, suffered Friday against the Magic.
Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio might be one of the most pleasant NBA players today, and this clip is just more evidence of that.
We've all seen Ricky Rubio make plenty of amazing passes, but here's another one that is worthy of our attention and praise.
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…
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…
BCS National Championship Game tickets are great, but a huge blanket with Ricky Rubio's face on it, among other Ricky Rubio-themed items? That's also an excellent Christmas gift. Rubio liked it so much he tweeted it out. What a lucky mom.
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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…
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…
Last week, out of the blue, we received an email with the subject line "Home for Sale."
After the Laker game in Minnesota, Pau Gasol was catching up with countryman Ricky Rubio when Kobe Bryant strolled over. The friendly conversation, as transcribed by Complex:
The Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio had six assists in the 26 minutes of his NBA debut. Here's each of them in all their Catalonian glory.
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."
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. […
Today, somewhere on the order of 200 fawning Minnesotans greeted 20-year-old uberguard Ricky Rubio at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
So we told you about Dan Gilbert's son, who won the draft lottery tonight, but was born with neurofibromatosis, a disease that means tumors can grow throughout his body without warning.