Ricky Rubio

Kevin Garnett: Timberwolves' Sherpa?

kevin garnett returns to minnesota As Minnesota Connected reported last Friday, this Wednesday night, Kevin Garnett will pull a #21 Timberwolves jersey over his distinctive wiry shoulders for the first time in nearly eight years. After what is sure to be a goose bump-inducing player introduction sequence (which will, no doubt, involve Diddy’s “Coming Home”), the house lights will...

For the Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio Remains a Question Mark

Ricky Rubio - Bust - Minnesota TImberwolves

In a season where the Minnesota Timberwolves have excelled at losing close games, one player continues to be comfortable watching the final seconds of crucial games from the bench: Ricky Rubio. Rubio is slowly but surely becoming a bust for the Wolves. When your starting point guard makes his way to the bench late in the game in honor of backup J.J. Barea, something is wrong. Rubio is far from the franchise player the Wolves hoped he would be after he was drafted fifth overall in the 2009 draft. In fact, he might not be one of...