There are a lot of high expectations for this Timberwolves team this season. They were very competitive last season initially.
This enthusiasm and competitiveness died down after Ricky Rubio tore his ACL. They were playing .500 basketball at that point and vying for the last playoff spot in the west.
For an offense that has a lot of players who struggle to create shots for themselves losing Rubio was a huge blow.
Rubio paired with a top 10 player in Kevin Love is something that teams fear–the Wolves will go into the season without both of them though.
Ricky Rubio isn’t fully recovered from the ACL tear that he suffered from in March and is going to need a few more months until he’s ready to be back on the floor again.
Kevin Love reportedly broke his hand doing fist push-ups and will be out for five to…
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