RICKY RUBIO

Ricky Rubio On New Teammate Kevin Garnett: ‘I’m Going To Take A Picture With Him’

Ricky Rubio is really excited to "take a picture" with teammate, Kevin Garnett. The thought of those two sharing a locker-room is amazing.

ANDREW WIGGINS

Andrew Wiggins Powers Through Markieff Morris For Towering Poster Dunk

What still fascinates about the Canadian sensation's surefire Rookie of the Year campaign is a decided lack of highlights like these. Wiggins' skill game is much further along than anyone anticipated, and he's certainly had a fair share of high-flying alley-oop finishes and explosive shot blocks. Poster dunks, however, have been fleeting.

#2015 NBA Trade Deadline

Deadline Detonation: Ranking All The Moves Of The Explosive 2015 NBA Trade Deadline

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The 2015 NBA Trade Deadline has come and gone. Now we have to rummage through the aftereffects rubble for the 10 most important moves.

#2015 nba trade deadline

Report: Kevin Garnett Agrees To Trade, Will Go Back To Minnesota For Thaddeus Young

Kevin Garnett has agreed to a trade sending him back to Minnesota. In exchange, the Brooklyn Nets acquire Thaddeus Young.

KEVIN GARNETT

Report: Timberwolves, Nets Talking Trade Involving Kevin Garnett

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Kevin Garnett's days an impact player on the court are over. If this latest report is to be believed, though, the Minnesota Timberwolves clearly believe the future Hall-of-Famer can still immense value elsewhere.

Zach LaVine

Zach LaVine On Dunk That Nearly Made Andrew Wiggins Faint: ‘I Didn’t Do That One’

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Andrew Wiggins made it through last night's epic Sprite Slam Dunk Contest with consciousness intact. Considering that cautionary boasts from the Rookie of the Year frontrunner on Zach LaVine's jamming repertoire more than lived up to the hype, we weren't quite sure how – until the newly crowned king of dunking said he opted against pulling out the jam on All-Star Saturday that nearly made Wiggins faint.

Zach LaVine

Watch Instant Star Zach LaVine Single-Handedly Bring Promise Back To The Dunk Contest

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The Barclays crowd performed an accidental wave as he prepared his second offering, with fans standing in circular succession to get a best possible glimpse of the moment to come. That accidental celebration ensued on both of his dunks thereafter, too, and normally reserved league writers across the arena were seen exchanging audible and physical acts of astonishment. All-Stars on the sideline jumped for unabashed joy. LaVine elicited the kind of all-encompassing reaction from those in attendance on Saturday that each All-Star can only hope to provide.

Zach LaVine

Video: Zach LaVine Loses Defense With Sick Crossover And High-Flying Slam

Watch Zach LaVine shake defenders with a slick dribble move and soar for the finish during the Rising Stars Challenge.

RICKY RUBIO

Video: Lucky Genius Ricky Rubio Saves Ball With Pinpoint Behind-Back Pass For Layup

If this pass were made by most any other player, we'd attribute its success to happy coincidence. But the basketball genius of Ricky Rubio makes us believe in the miraculous.

RICKY RUBIO

GIFs: Ricky Rubio Finds Anthony Bennett With No-Look Pass For Monster Jam

The Minnesota Timberwolves are infinitely more fun to watch with Ricky Rubio back in the lineup.

RICKY RUBIO

GIF: Ricky Rubio Finds Andrew Wiggins On Break For Soaring Alley-Oop Jam

Oh, how Minnesota Timberwolves fans – and hoop-heads across the globe, actually – have longed for this.

RICKY RUBIO

Ricky Rubio To Return Monday Versus Mavericks

Fortunes of the Minnesota Timberwolves have drastically changed since the last time Ricky Rubio took the floor.

#CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

Watch Kevin Love Get Introduced To Loud Boos At Minny’s Target Center

What a fitting start to Kevin Love's first game at Target Center against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

#CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

Kevin Love Calls T-Wolves Promo Video “Hilarious”; Expects “Boos” In Return

On Saturday the Cavs will take on the Timberwolves in Kevin Love's first time back at the Target Center in Minnesota since his headline-grabbing trade to Cleveland over the summer.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves Teach A Master Class In Trolling Kevin Love

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With Kevin Love making his return to Minnesota on Saturday night, the Timberwolves mocked him in this intense 'Return' video.

#CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

‘Wolves Tease Kevin Love With Video Hyping Mike Miller’s Return To Minny

Kevin Love will play his first and only game at the Minnesota Timberwolves' Target Center this Saturday.

#BOSTON CELTICS

GIF: Wiggins Lobs To LaVine From Half-Court

While basketball fans won’t be seeing both of the self-titled Bounce Brothers – Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine – participate in next month’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, getting to see only one of Minnesota’s rookies in the dunk-off hardly feels like settling.

Smack

Video: Dion Waiters Blows Breakaway Layup

Missing Kevin Durant, the Oklahoma City had to rely on defensive tenacity if they were going to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves last night.


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