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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.

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Ricky Rubio Shakes Kobe, Bakes Dwight Howard

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

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

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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.

#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.

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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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Ricky Rubio’s Plan B Is Wrestling?

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This new TV spot with Foot Locker and adidas asks an important question: does Ricky Rubio become a backyard wrestler after he leaves the court.

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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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9.10 The Cooler

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Feeva 10 Atlanta Rappers To Watch Out For <a href="http://www.complex.com/music/2012/09/10-atlanta-rappers-to-watch-out-for/">[Complex]</a> Top 10 One-Liner Comedians <a href="http://listverse.com/2012/09/09/top-10-one-liner-comedians/">[Listverse]</a> Ryan Lochte To Guest Star On ’30 Rock’ <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/09/ryan-lochte-will-ruin-i-mean-guest-star-on-30-rock" target="blank">[With Leather]</a> Conventions Are Over, Now What.

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Presenting 'Magic Johnson: The Gathering'

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The sports world is abuzz with the news that a Magic-Johnson fronted group broke the dang old bank in order to purchase the Dodgers for over $2 billion, which is a figure so absurd that it may as well be written like a comic strip character says cuss words.

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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.

#WILL FERRELL

ROFLMNBAO: This Week In NBA Pictures

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Much to no one’s surprise, the Oklahoma City Thunder are currently the best team in the NBA, as Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook continue their strange “I’m not better than him but I’m secretly better than him” routine, and the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat have all but locked up their eventual meeting in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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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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David Kahn Wanted Mike Krzyzewski To Coach The Minnesota Timberwolves

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Pending further research, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/david-kahn">David Kahn</a> could actually be the real life version of Peter Griffin; a man with so much power running the show that his mistakes make for such entertaining, yet head scratching moments.

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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.

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Worldwide Players: The 2011 NBA Draft’s Top 5 International Picks

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First thing’s first, just so there aren’t any misconceptions: Thursday’s NBA Draft could go down as one of the most lackluster drafts in recent history.


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