The Minnesota Timberwolves have been saying all season the playoffs are the goal this year. Now they're banking on it.
Kevin Love didn't apologize. He didn't make excuses or suggest his words were taken out of context.
Wait `till Ricky comes back.
Ricky Rubio practiced with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday for the first time this season. He says his surgically repaired left knee feels good and he's anxious to see how his body responds on Monday.
At one point in his first real practice in nine months, Ricky Rubio zipped a pass through defender Josh Howard's legs to an open teammate.
Ricky Rubio says his left knee feels great and he can't wait to get back on the practice court with his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates for the first time this season after nearly nine months on the sideline.
For Ricky Rubio, the waiting has been the hardest part.
The Minnesota Timberwolves got a bit of good news Thursday when doctors told All-Star Kevin Love that he wouldn't need surgery on his broken right hand.
Kevin Love returned from the London Olympics determined to do what every veteran U.S. teammate of his had already done _ lead his team to the playoffs.