NBA Fast Break: Jazz Fight For Playoffs, Steph Curry Wows The Crowd

By | 2 Comments

The media has been quick to hype up the Lakers' playoff hopes (especially with Kobe out of the picture), but rarely will you find an op-ed about how good the Jazz are.


Ricky Rubio Shakes Kobe, Bakes Dwight Howard

By | 31 Comments

The Lakers won last night's matchup versus the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-94 but Ricky Rubio got the better of them in the highlights.


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

By | 3 Comments

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


Ricky Rubio’s Crafty Through-The-Legs Pass Vs. Clippers

By | 11 Comments

This Ricky Rubio kid's pretty slick with his, as seen by this fast break assist to Wolves big man Andrei Kirilenko last night against the Clippers.


A Diehard Timberwolves Fan Made His Grandmother A Ricky Rubio Blanket

By | 4 Comments

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


The Return Of Ricky Rubio

By | 8 Comments

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


Chris Paul Is Feeling The Holiday Spirit


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.


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

By | 7 Comments

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


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

By | 5 Comments

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


10.19 The Cooler

By | 18 Comments

<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.


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

By | 2 Comments

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.


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


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.


Kevin Love & Dirk Nowitzki: The 40/40 Brothers

By | 8 Comments

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.

steve urkel

Did The Minnesota Timberwolves Do That


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.


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


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.


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

By | 3 Comments

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.


Kevin Love, To Stomp Or Not To Stomp?

By | 13 Comments

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.


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

By | 3 Comments

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.


Kevin Love Pulls Down $60 Million Deal With Timberwolves

By | 9 Comments

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.

Sign Up