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The Return Of Ricky Rubio

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Ricky Rubio made his way back to the action in Minnesota on Saturday night, nearly nine months removed from reconstructive left knee surgery.

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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.

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There’s A Softer Side To The Wolves’ Kevin Love

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In partnership with Comcast and The Salvation Army, Kevin Love's hosting his fifth annual coat drive for those in the Minnesota area.

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Kevin Love Called For Block, DeMarcus Cousins Gets A Charge…At The Same Damn Time

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The NFL replacement refs must have found a temp agency who happened to be looking for fill-ins in the NBA.

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10.19 The Cooler

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/claudia-sampedro-c.jpg"></a>Claudia Sampedro Rick Ross Sued Over Brawl At 2011 Birthday Party In New York <a href="http://allhiphop.com/2012/10/18/rapper-rick-ross-sued-over-brawl-at-2011-birthday-party-in-new-york/">[AHH]</a> Is Ray Lewis Done In The NFL.

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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.

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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.

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Kevin Love & Dirk Nowitzki: The 40/40 Brothers

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Before today's quadruple header of Knicks/Celtics, Heat/Lakers, Bulls/Sixers and Nuggets/Spurs, let us not forget about the clinics All Stars <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kevin-love" target="_blank">Kevin Love</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/dirk-nowitzki" target="_blank">Dirk Nowitzki</a> put on last night.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Kevin Love, To Stomp Or Not To Stomp?

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Minnesota's <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kevin-love">Kevin Love</a> scored 25 points and snagged 18 boards to lead the Timberwolves to a 100-91 win over Houston in Saturday night's action.

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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.

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Kevin Love Pulls Down $60 Million Deal With Timberwolves

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Apparently, rebound addict <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kevin-love">Kevin Love</a> likes the direction that the Minnesota Timberwolves are headed.

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Kevin Love’s Game Winning Three Breaks The Clippers 101-98

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A Friday night game featuring the Clips and the T'wolves would've got the gas face anytime before this season.

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Get Used To This: Ricky Rubio To Derrick Williams

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While formulating <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/12/12-predictions-for-the-nba-season#page/1">our predictions</a> prior to the season, one that was thrown around - that ultimately didn't make the cut - was Kevin Love, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ricky-rubio">Ricky Rubio</a> and the Minnesota Timberwolves being one of the more exciting teams this season to not make the playoffs.

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Timberwolves Rookie Ricky Rubio Debuts Against The Thunder

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It's been a while since a floppy-haired, skinny kid named <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ricky-rubio">Ricky Rubio</a> shocked the world by hanging with the best point guards America had to offer in the 2008 Olympic Gold-Medal Game.

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Russell Westbrook’s Crossover Leaves Luke Ridnour Floored

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For as much sh*t as Russell Westbrook takes for his controversial ball distribution habits, the fact still remains he's one of the more freakishly talented basketball players on the face of the Earth.


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