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PHILADELPHIA -- All-Star forward Kevin Love routinely records double-doubles for the Minnesota Timberwolves. On Tuesday night, though, it was his teammates who redoubled their efforts. Reserve guard Alexey Shved scored 17 points, and Josh Howard and J.J. Barea recorded double-doubles as Minnesota ripped the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-88. Love, playing his seventh game since returning from a hand injury, shot 2-for-10 and finished with a season-low six points. He grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out five assists while his less-heralded teammates picked up the scoring slack. Minnesota (8-8) won its second straight. The victory was also the Timberwolves' most one-sided of the season. Howard, who started at small forward when Andrei Kirilenko did not make the trip because of back spasms, had season highs of 16 points and 10 rebounds. Barea added 11 points and 10 assists off the bench. "You aren't always going to play like we did tonight," Barea said. "Sometim...
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Basketball star kicks of coat drive with music video.
Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love and his teammates released one epic and hilarious video just in time for the holidays.
Love is once again having a coat drive for the Minnesota area and to get fans into the giving spirit, Love and a few of his teammates made a cheesy video to inspire the masses.
With J.J. Barea looking longingly into the camera, and blowing kisses to...
If the below video can't encourage you to donate a coat, then I don't know what will. The Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love has once again partnered with Comcast and The Salvation Army to host a coat drive to help those in need this winter. From now until Dec. 12, Love is inviting all fans to bring new and gently used coats to any of eight metro-area drop-off locations...
Tweet Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love is partnering with the Salvation Army for their fifth annual winter Coat Drive in the Minnesota area, running now through December 12. To promote the drive, the Timberwolves released a couple entertaining video featuring Love and a few of his teammates: Hilarious. Love and Timberwolves are giving two free [...]
MINNEAPOLIS It's impossible not to have faith in Kevin Love, but in his first weeks back this season, I've found myself holding my breath during every 3-point shot he attempts. It hasn't been pretty; he's shooting just 19.4 percent from long range. Of course Love is still getting his shooting back after five weeks out, and with the strides he made from long-range...
Maybe my title is a little bit of an exaggeration; Kevin Love scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. But Timberwolves puns are hard, so sue me.This game was both closer and not as close as the final score indicated. The Wolves led by four at halftime and trailed by just seven at the end of the third quarter. But the Celtics’ defense locked down in the 4th, stopping Minnesota...
MINNEAPOLIS So you've read my story about SportVU cameras in the NBA that posted today, right? RIGHT? Well, assuming you have, which you should, here's some more information about the platform the Timberwolves use along with the camera data.
When Matt Bollero, the basketball operations assistant who pitched the idea of SportVU to the Timberwolves, initially began talking...
8 a.m. ET: Rajon Rondo is back in uniform, and not a moment too soon for the Celtics. The point guard returns from a two-game suspension when Boston hosts a young and energetic Timberwolves team at the TD Garden.
The Wolves have been decimated by injuries this season, with Ricky Rubio, Chase Budinger, Brandon Roy and Andrei Kirilenko all on the shelf. Kevin Love made his long-awaited...
Behind KG’s 18 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists, the Boston Celtics beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-94. The C’s had to overcome a 19-point and 13-rebound night from Kevin Love and shot an impressive 53% from the field. Rajon Rondo came back to the Garden after a two-game suspension and recorded his 14th double-double of [...]
The Minnesota Timberwolves appear close to getting one of their top players back from injury, but likely not soon enough to help end their struggles in Philadelphia.
To win two straight for the first time in almost a month, the Wolves must snap a four-game road skid against the 76ers on Tuesday night.
Kevin Love has averaged 21.7 points and 15.3 rebounds in six games since missing...
Here are the full highlights of Kevin Garnett's 18 point night versus the Timberwolves yesterday. KG finished with 10 rebounds and 4 assists to go along with his 18 points.
Kevin Love had the following to say about KG after the game:
"[KG] does whatever he needs to do in order for his team to win & that sums up Kevin Garnett to me.
He’s intense. He’s KG. He’s...
The Celtics started aggressively, but faded down the stretch of the second quarter to lull us all into believing we were in for another frustrating dog fight.
But they took control of the game in the second half to push their lead up as high as 17 before settling for a 104-94 win. The starters, led by Kevin Garnett, demolished the Timberwolves… scoring 82 of the Celtics 104 points...