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Kevin Love's shooting hand won't be re-evaluated until sometime next week, but Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman is still hoping to see him on the court this season.
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MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves' medical staff consulted with Kevin Love's doctors in New York Friday, and both parties ultimately decided to delay reevaluating the power forward until next week.
Love traveled to New York on March 13, when he hoped to get clearance to return to full contact practices eight weeks after undergoing surgery on his broken right hand. Clearance...
The Minnesota Timberwolves J.J. Barea had an interesting Friday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Besides pulling off the upset to defeat the Western Conference powerhouse 101-93, Barea spent some time on his knees.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves' have expressed their interest in bringing back Kevin Love this season, if only for a week. It looks like they will have to wait a little longer before seeing if he is capable of returning. According to Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Love was asked in his previous evaluation to return in two to three weeks. The Timberwolves' doctors...
MINNEAPOLIS Forward Dante Cunningham left the Timberwolves' Friday game against the Thunder with 3:27 remaining in the second quarter and his team up, 41-39, with a right hand injury.
The team has announced that his return to the game is uncertain, and an X-ray came back normal.
Before injuring his hand, Cunningham scored four points in 10 minutes of play. He went 2-of-5 from...
MINNEAPOLIS He's doing okay.
His knee isn't as strong as the Timberwolves would like.
He doesn't move well laterally on defense.
He's not exploding when he gets to the rim.
That, in a nutshell, was Rick Adelman's pregame spiel on the subject of one Chase Budinger, the same player who went out and played 23 minutes for Minnesota on Friday, scoring 13 points...
MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves will be without Nikola Pekovic on Saturday against the Grizzlies. The center tested his ankle during warmups but will sit due to a left ankle sprain he sustained during Friday night's game.
After the win over Oklahoma City, Pekovic said his foot and ankle were feeling all right, but he received treatment that night and then was a late scratch for...
MINNEAPOLIS Flip Saunders won't be coaching his alma mater's basketball team.
According to multiple reports Saturday, Saunders has turned down the head coaching job at the University of Minnesota. Saunders, who played college basketball for the Gophers, was reportedly the top candidate Friday to take over for Tubby Smith, who was fired Monday. Just one day later, though...
Nikola Pekovic had 22 points and 15 rebounds and Ricky Rubio added 17 points and seven assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves stun the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-93 on Friday night.
Chase Budinger scored 13 points off the bench and Andrei Kirilenko played superb defense on Thunder star Kevin Durant in the second half to help the Wolves deal the Thunder an unexpected setback in...
Rubio, after being mauled by Kobe Bryant on a non-call that would have netted JJ Barea a 30-game suspension if the roles were reversed
Too bad so sad. It is becoming increasingly difficult to exhibit anything but the highest degrees of apathy towards this team right now. About the only thing worthwhile remains watching Ricky Rubio give everything he has night in...
Rick Adelman says the duo has shown enough in their short time to possibly make the team next season.