Ricky Rubio RUMORS & NEWS

  • Trade rumors felt different to Ricky Rubio this time

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Just like last season, the NBA’s annual trade deadline passed on a Thursday afternoon and veteran point guard Ricky Rubio remains a Timberwolf. But apparently it wasn’t the same. “As pros, we know what’s the deal,” Rubio said, “but this time felt a little different.” This time, Rubio..." February 24

  • T-Wolves reportedly backed away from Ricky Rubio-Derrick Rose trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves had a Ricky Rubio for Derrick Rose trade to consider at the deadline, but they reportedly backed away. ESPN’s Marc Stein says Minnesota could have traded Rubio for Rose straight up but declined the deal. Minnesota may have declined a trade for Rose for a few..." February 23

  • Ricky Rubio Remains ‘Significant’ Target For Knicks

    Hoops Rumors "Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio continues to be a “significant” trade target for the Knicks today, league sources tell Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical (via Twitter). We’ve heard in recent days that the two teams have discussed multiple variations of a deal involving Rubio and New York..." February 23

  • Ricky Rubio let Andrew Wiggins shoot technical FT to get to 40 points

    Larry Brown Sports "Ricky Rubio continues to prove himself to be quite the swell guy. After the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Denver Nuggets by the final of 112-99 on Wednesday, Andrew Wiggins revealed that Rubio let him take a technical free throw late in the fourth quarter in order to get to 40 points, per..." February 17

  • Pistons' Stan Van Gundy denies report of Jackson-Rubio trade talk

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Pistons president-coach Stan Van Gundy denied an ESPN report that there are currently trade discussions with the Minnesota Timberwolves involving point guard Reggie Jackson. In a series of texts to the Free Press, Van Gundy said the organization doesn't "have a single thing under..." January 21

  • Timberwolves, Pistons discussing Ricky Rubio-Reggie Jackson trade

    NBA.com "With the trade deadline almost a month away (February 23), teams across the league continue to contact each other with different offers. As reported by ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Chris Haynes, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Detroit Pistons are currently discussing a deal that would potentially..." January 21

  • Ricky Rubio seems to support trade out of Minnesota

    Larry Brown Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves and point guard Ricky Rubio appear to be headed for an inevitable divorce. Spanish reporter Antonio Martin Guirado caught up with Rubio Thursday on the campus of UCLA, where the Wolves were practicing ahead of their game against the Los Angeles Clippers that night. In..." January 19

  • Timberwolves actively shopping Ricky Rubio

    Fanrag Sports "Ricky Rubio’s time with the Minnesota Timberwolves could be coming to a close. The team has dangled its franchise point guard in trade offers this season, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports. In packages with Shabazz Muhammad, Minnesota has offered its veteran point guard to several..." January 17

  • Rubio: Wolves are playing without heart or desire

    ESPN "Point guard Ricky Rubio and coach Tom Thibodeau agree in their assessment that the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves "lack heart" after yet another loss Friday night. The Detroit Pistons had their way with Minnesota's struggling defense, hitting 14 of 29 3-pointers in a 117-90 victory as the..." December 10

  • As frustration mounts for Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio says they are 'not learning'

    CBS Sports "Ten games into the Tom Thibodeau era, the Minnesota Timberwolves are as confusing as any team in the NBA. They hired the premier defensive mind in basketball, and yet they are 28th in the league in defensive rating. On the other end of the floor, they've been spectacular -- only the Golden State..." November 16

  • Ricky Rubio Upset With Timberwolves’ Lack Of Progress

    The Basketball Network "The Minnesota Timberwolves are 3-7 to start the year and in the bottom of the Western Conference, much to the frustration of point guard Ricky Rubio. After winning 29 games last season, some thought that the Wolves would explode out of the West’s cellar and into the playoff hunt. That has yet..." November 16

  • Minnesota Timberwolves PG Ricky Rubio nearing return to lineup

    UPI "Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio is nearing a return from an elbow injury after participating in Friday's practice. Rubio has missed five games with a sprained right elbow but will be listed as questionable for Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Minnesota coach..." November 12

  • Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio: Practiced Friday

    CBS Sports "Rubio (elbow) participated in practice Friday. Rubio, still without a timetable for return, appears to be positively progressing with his sprained elbow. Coach Tom Thibodeau says there's a chance he could play this weekend depending on his health. " November 11

  • Thibodeau: Rubio "making steady progress" with elbow injury

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wolves prepared for Tuesday's game at Brooklyn by practicing in Manhattan for 2 1/2 hours today and afterward, coach Tom Thibodeau said injured point guard Ricky Rubio is "making steady progress" healing from his sprained elbow and will be looked at again when the team returns home from these..." November 07

  • Wolves' Ricky Rubio out indefinitely with sprained right elbow

    NBA.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves say Ricky Rubio will be out indefinitely with a sprained right elbow. The team announced late Monday night that an MRI exam revealed a sprain and no break. That means he is not expected to miss extended time with the injury, but will not be ready for the team's home..." November 01

  • Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio: Dealing with sprained elbow

    CBS Sports "Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau said after Saturday's 106-103 loss to the Kings that Rubio suffered a sprained right elbow in the fourth quarter of the contest and will be reevaluated Sunday. Rubio ended up playing 28 minutes before exiting the game, but provided only five points (2-4 FG, 0-1..." October 30

  • Kris Dunn isn’t stealing Ricky Rubio’s starting gig this year

    Today's Fastbreak "When the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Providence point guard Kris Dunn with the fifth overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the writing seemed to be on the wall for incumbent point guard Ricky Rubio. After all, Rubio’s name had been involved in trade rumors for years up to that point. The..." October 30

  • Ricky Rubio likes Wolves' potential, and wants to be part of it

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Ricky Rubio had barely sat down for his Timberwolves media day news conference when a local sportswriting legend bellowed: “Do you still want to get traded?” Rubio rubbed his face, smiled. “You haven’t changed, huh?” Welcome back to Minnesota. The question pertained to a June interview..." September 27

  • Should the Minnesota Timberwolves Shop Ricky Rubio After Drafting Kris Dunn?

    Bleacher Report "In 2009, point guard Ricky Rubio was drafted fifth overall to the Minnesota Timberwolves and has been playing with the team since the 2011-12 season. The Barcelona native, however, may not be a part of the T-Wolves' long-term plans as they are looking to rebuild their team. This year, Tom..." August 31

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