adorable

Here’s Ricky Rubio Bounce-Passing With The Cutest Little Girl You’ve Ever Seen

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A little girl was brought onto the court during a T'Wolves/Jazz time out and she got to play 'catch' with Ricky Rubio. Cripplingly adorable.

BASKETBALL

Ladies, The Minnesota Timberwolves Know What You Want: DVDs Of The 1st Season Of ‘Girls’

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On Nov. 16, the Minnesota Timberwolves are giving away the first season of HBO's 'Girls' on DVD as part of the 'Ladies Night Out' promotion.

BASKETBALL

Kevin Love Won The NBA White Guy Award

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Minnesota Timberwolves player Kevin Love won the NBA's "makes the most with limited natural ability" aka the White Guy award for the second year in a row.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS

With Leather's Watch This: The Perfect Shirt For The Casual NBA Fan

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I want to be very clear about something – I do not condone the use of marijuana for recreational purposes.

Christmas

A Diehard Timberwolves Fan Made His Grandmother A Ricky Rubio Blanket

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When I was born, my grandmother knitted me a quilt, as was a tradition in my family for many years.

CHARITY

Chris Paul Is Feeling The Holiday Spirit

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The other day, I noticed someone on my Twitter feed complaining that it’s not ESPN’s and cable news’ fault that all we want is bad news and controversy reported to us.

BASKETBALL

Ricky Rubio Gets Three In A Row, Goes For One More

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Minnesota Timberwolves PG Ricky Rubio tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee back in March, causing the onslaught of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/02/theyre-laughing-at-you-nikola-pekovic-not-with-you" target="_blank">out-of-nowhere</a> <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/02/a-timberwolf-is-tearing-up-your-heart" target="_blank">T-Wolves</a> <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/02/did-the-minnesota-timberwolves-do-that" target="_blank">viral</a> <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/02/3-year-old-timberwolves-fan-loves-nikola-pekovic-named-his-hamster-wicky-wubio" target="_blank">videos</a> to slow to a crawl.

BASKETBALL

Michael Beasley Prepped For The Trade Deadline By Being Exactly Like Me

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What do you do if you're a 23-year-old millionaire and your employer is about to make a decision that could send you across the country, uproot your existence and change your entire life.

BASKETBALL

Did The Minnesota Timberwolves Do That

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Yesterday's day of updates included two major references to 80s/90s TGIF sitcom staple 'Family Matters': <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/02/important-news-dancing-with-the-stars-season-14-has-its-sports-guys" target="_blank">Jaleel 'Steve Urkel' White being announced as one of the celebrities for season 14 of Dancing With The Stars</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/02/nba-d-league-dunk-contest-about-a-billion-times-better-than-the-real-one" target="_blank">highlights of the NBA D-League slam dunk contest that featured a contestant dressed as Larry Johnson's 'Grandmama'</a> wherein I incorrectly identified Grandmama as someone who helped Eddie Winslow win a basketball game 20 years ago, when in actuality she helped URKEL win 20 years ago when Eddie bailed on him to be on a team with someone else.

AWWWWWWW SO CUTE

3-Year Old Timberwolves Fan Loves Nikola Pekovic, Named His Hamster Wicky Wubio

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In direct emotional contrast to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/02/and-the-emmy-for-the-most-terrifying-sex-swing-moment-goes-to" target="_blank">Lamar Odom watching Khloe Kardashian's monster body collapse in a sex swing</a>, here is an absolutely adorable video by way of <a href="http://blogs.thescore.com/tbj/2012/02/20/video-cutest-timberwolves-fan-talks-ricky-rubio-the-hamster/" target="_blank">The Basketball Jones</a> of 3-year old Minnesota Timberwolves fan Chase explaining that his favorite player is Nikola Pekovic, he named his hamster Ricky Rubio and, in a total Chauncey Gardiner moment, says his favorite thing to do is watch.

BASKETBALL

They’re Laughing At You, Nikola Pekovic, Not With You

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For whatever reason, it was decided that Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic would walk in place in front of a green screen so someone could play Rockapella's "Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego.

ARGH MY GROIN

Barney’s Movie Had Heart, But Basketball In The Groin Had A Basketball In The Groin

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By way of <a href="http://www.thatnbalotterypick.com/2012/02/luis-scola-throws-ball-off-kevin-loves.html" target="_blank">That NBA Lottery Pick</a> comes this video of Luis Scola hitting Kevin Love in the groin with a basketball, and I think my favorite part is when Kevin Love gets hit in the groin with a basketball.

DUKE BLUE DEVILS

David Kahn Wanted Mike Krzyzewski

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As my fascination with the mental capacity of NBA general managers continues, Minnesota’s David Kahn has once again excelled beyond the wildest imaginable possibilities.

BASKETBALL

Ricky Rubio is the Most Important Person in Minnesota History

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The first thing you hear when you click play on this video is people going HE'S COMING, HE'S COMING.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

NBA Round-Up: Cavs Are On The Clock

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The Cleveland Cavaliers won the first pick in the 2011 NBA Draft last night, and Dan Gilbert and Co.

DWYANE WADE

Kevin Love Does Not Smell Like An All-Star

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have finally done something clever, and it only took them 22 years.

attention whores

LeBron Doesn’t Want NBA Contraction, *Wink Wink, Nudge Nudge*

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LeBron James recently told ESPN that the NBA could benefit from teams having more superstars, a la his partnership with Dwyane Wade and that other guy on the Miami Heat.


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