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Trade rumors didn't seem to hurt Rubio's game at all

Dallas Mavericks' Seth Curry, left, keeps the ball at a safe distance from Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio, of Spain, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Minneapolis.

Ricky Rubio moved beyond Thursday's eventful trade deadline from which nothing occurred with a huge game Friday. He followed that up with a 14-point, 11-assist effort Saturday.

NBA Insider: Cavaliers trade deadline winners without making any deals

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue

But Cleveland is expected to add Deron Williams and Andrew Bogut.

Wolves-Rockets game recap

A look back at Saturday night's game.

Wolves' week ahead

Make the coffee: road trip continues out west.

NBA short takes

A weekly look around the league.

Gameday preview: Wolves at Houston

This will be the third game vs. the Rockets this season, but the first away from Target Center.

Wolves-Dallas game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.

Wolves players express relief that trade deadline is past

After Thursday's NBA trade deadline came and went without the Timberwolves making a deal, some of the more relieved players on the team were not among those rumored to be on the market.

Wolves start post All-Star break push with victory over Dallas

Andrew Wiggins led the Wolves with 27 points and now has 108 total points in the Wolves last three games. That mark fell just four shy of Kevin Garnett's franchise record.

Postgame: Wiggins early, Towns late in first game back from break

Friday night's victory was Minnesota's third in four games

Will Thibodeau's plan have Wolves ready for playoff run?

It will come as no surprise that the ultra-prepared Tom Thibodeau gave the players a plan on how to stay prepared before they scattered for the week-long All-Star break.

Souhan: Rubio just the latest in long line of Wolves' point guard issues

The franchise history of point guards explains why the Timberwolves have ended all but one season without winning a playoff series.

'We have feelings.' Trade rumors felt different to Rubio this time

Veteran point guard Ricky Rubio is used to trade rumors, but these seemed more intense. "I mean, we're professionals, but we're human beings, too," Rubio said.

Gameday: Dallas at Wolves

The Wolves, who stood pat at Thursday's NBA trade deadline, take on a Mavericks team that made the well-received move of sending center Andrew Bogut and Justin Anderson to Philadelphia for Nerlens Noel.

Rubio, Muhammad still Wolves after trade deadline passes

Ricky Rubio and Shabazz Muhammad discuss the passing of Thursday's NBA trade deadline without any Wolves, including both of them, being dealt

All talk, no action: No Wolves trade as deadline passes

President of basketball operations and head coach Tom Thibodeau wouldn't say how close he came to actually making a deal. Only that nothing proposed was worth acting on.

Thibodeau 'happy with the team we have'; trade deadline passes

The NBA trade deadline passed at 2 p.m. without any trade announcement from the Timberwolves.

NBA trade deadline: Wolves thoughts, rumors, an interesting Rubio tweet

Here’s a look at some of the significant recent reports and developments one day from the NBA's Thursday trade deadline.

Garnett opens up about Wolves, departure from Saunders' 'dream and vision'

Whether it was about power, control, personalities, timing or some combination thereof, Kevin Garnett's loud career ended quietly in Minnesota.