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5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
In a report by TwinCities.com, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love said that he has thought about sitting out the rest of the season. This stems from the hand injury he [...]
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MINNEAPOLIS There's a reddish scar snaking down the middle of Kevin Love's right hand. You see it a bit more, now that the swelling has gone down, now that the hand looks a bit more like a hand and less like an overfilled, lumpy balloon. It's been almost 10 weeks since Love's Jan. 15 surgery and the most conservative estimates of his return date are soon arriving...
We have only seen Kevin Love play 18 games for the Minnesota Timberwolves this season, and there is a chance that may not change before the year is over.
Love broke bones in his shooting hand before the season started and then broke the same bones again in a game against the Denver Nuggets on January 3. He has a CT scan scheduled for later this week to see how the bones are healing...
MINNEAPOLIS In the NBA, no discovery comes without its price.
Last season, Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman admitted to using Nikola Pekovic sparingly when he first was cleared after his early-season injury solely because Adelman didn't know what he had. The new coach leaned on Darko Milicic at center until that became an idea too crazy for even the craziest to stomach, and only...
MINNEAPOLIS Think of a basketball game like a blank slate. Two teams, no expectations, just 24 players and 48 minutes.
The Timberwolves need to think of games like that, at least. Of course there are talent discrepancies and reputations, superstars, benchwarmers and the vast in-between. But too often, it seems, these Timberwolves let the minutiae of being the injured underdog set...
MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves practiced Monday before heading out on a one-game trip to Detroit, where they play Tuesday night. In a trick of the schedule, the Pistons are the last team the Timberwolves have not played yet this season, and they'll face them again just more than a week later, on April 6.
Those two Detroit games, along with one against Toronto on April 5, present...
The scouting report against the Minnesota Timberwolves is pretty simple - pack the paint, because they can't shoot 3-pointers.
Don't tell that to the Detroit Pistons.
The Timberwolves, who came into the game shooting a league-worst 29 percent from behind the arc, hit 14 3-pointers Tuesday night in a 105-82 rout of the hapless Detroit Pistons.
''We were due for...