Minnesota Timberwolves

Show Ricky the Money!

August 31, 2009
Show Ricky the Money!

According to Marca.com, the #5 pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, Ricky Rubio, is now going to play for Regal Barcelona. The transaction will be the most expensive buyout in European basketball history valued around $5.3M (3.7 million Euro). It is a 6-year contract with an opt-out clause to play in the NBA. Most...

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A Sad Day in Sports

August 22, 2009
A Sad Day in Sports

Hopefully this is just a temporary thing… The first thing I read today was that the always floundering Los Angeles Clippers decided to waive Mark “Mad Dog” Madsen. I am sure it was an economical move as it brought the Clippers roster down to 12 players, but why cut Mark? A great practice player...

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A New Gillette Man?

August 18, 2009
A New Gillette Man?

Ricky Rubio in Gillette Ad You bet! Ricky Rubio is the latest athlete to appear in a Gillette ad, which has featured such athletes at Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, Barcelona striker Thierry Henry, and all-everything golfer Tiger Woods. Not a bad list to join, especially before playing in a single NBA game. Back in...

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Say, Here I am, On the Road Again…

August 13, 2009
Say, Here I am, On the Road Again…

Those might be Bob Seger lyrics, but Quentin Richardson should claim them as his own. He is somehow moving to his fourth team since the end of the NBA season. The season ended less than TWO MONTHS AGO! Today, the 6-foot-6 swingman was traded by the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Miami Heat for center...

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