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Jonathan Feigen: Favors to go through warmups to determine whether he will play for Jazz vs. Rockets. Rubio was closer, Snyder said, but ‘still not there.”
Utah point guard Ricky Rubio was upgraded to questionable for Game 4 against the Houston Rockets, and a team source said the Jazz are optimistic Rubio will make his second-round debut Sunday. The source said the team will have a better idea about Rubio’s availability after he gets more treatment Sunday morning.
Eric Woodyard: Quin Snyder says Ricky Rubio is shooting, making progress and his “spirit is back.” He is out again tonight, though. “How much progress is always hard to gauge,” Snyder said.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Tough blow for Utah: Jazz guard Ricky Rubio could miss 10 days with left hamstring injury, league sources tell ESPN. His return could be sooner, based upon progression in rehabilitation.
Kyle Goon: The team confirms what @Tony Jones reported earlier: Ricky Rubio is OUT for Game 1 against Houston.
Tony Jones: Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio will undergo an MRI in the morning to determine the severity of his left hamstring injury, league sources tell The Salt Lake Tribune
Tony Jones: Jazz G Ricky Rubio intends to try to and play vs the LA Lakers, league sources tell The Salt Lake Tribune. He is battling hamstring soreness
Ryan McDonald: Jazz injury report: Jae Crowder and Raul Neto are available for tomorrow, Ricky Rubio is questionable
Eric Woodyard: Ricky Rubio is questionable tomorrow at Minnesota with left hamstring soreness. He missed last night’s game vs. Memphis.
Andy Larsen: Ricky Rubio out with hamstring trouble, Royce O’Neale will start.
David Stockton, 25, is expected to join the Jazz today, sources said. The Jazz were seeking another guard because of the potential of starter Ricky Rubio missing Saturday’s game against Sacramento after two cheap shots by the Phoenix Suns in Thursday night’s Jazz victory, sources said.
Andy Larsen: Quin Snyder on Ricky Rubio’s practice today: “He looked good.” Said they’re still monitoring the movement in his hip. My POV: that he practiced fully the day before the game is a great sign.
Kyle Goon: Ricky Rubio is OUT
David Locke: Ricky Rubio is out tonight for the Utah Jazz
Rubio played only four minutes in the second half of a 106-94 win over the Hornets, during which he scored six points and had seven assists. He’s not expected to miss much time with what the team has described as a left hip injury. As of early Saturday afternoon, the team had not provided an official update to his status.
Shams Charania: Sources: The Utah Jazz plan to sign guard Naz Mitrou-Long on a 10-day contract. Long rejoins Jazz from G League’s Salt Lake City, after guard Ricky Rubio suffered injury in win last night.
Josh Robbins: Ricky Rubio (right Achilles soreness) will play and will start tonight, the Jazz said.
Tony Jones: Expect Rubio to play around 25 minutes tonight
Tony Jones: Donovan Mitchell will make his first start at point guard tonight in place of Ricky Rubio, sources tell The Salt Lake Tribune
Jerry Zgoda: From shootaround: Ricky participated fully today, both he and Thibs expect him to play tonight vs Clippers
Jerry Zgoda: Wolves officially list Rubio as available to play on today’s injury report
“We’ll see how he feels tomorrow,” Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau said. “He moved great (today). . . He practiced very well.” Thibodeau said the biggest thing the Wolves missed with Rubio out was his ability to organize the team. “The way he can push the ball, his decision making, team defense . . . He brings a lot of energy,” Thibodeau said.
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio returned to practice on Friday after missing the last five games with a sprained right elbow. Coach Tom Thibodeau says Rubio looked sharp in practice. If he feels good when he wakes up on Saturday, he could play in the game that night against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that Ricky Rubio underwent an evaluation this evening by team orthopedic surgeon Diane Dahm of Mayo Clinic which confirmed the initial diagnosis of a sprained right elbow. Rubio will be listed as out indefinitely and his status will be updated as appropriate. Rubio suffered the injury at the 6:28 mark of the fourth quarter of Minnesota’s 106-103 loss at Sacramento on Saturday.
Ricky Rubio did not practice on Monday because of a sprained right elbow and was scheduled to meet with a doctor later in the day to try to determine the extent of his injury. Rubio was injured in the second half of Saturday night’s loss to the Sacramento Kings, and coach Tom Thibodeau said Monday that they would have to wait for the doctor to evaluate an MRI exam before they knew more about a timeline for his recovery.
Timberwolves PR: #Twolves head coach Tom Thibodeau tells the media after the gm that Ricky Rubio suffered a sprained right elbow. He will be evaluated tmrw.
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