Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 12/12/12
Kevin Love is unhappy in Minnesota. While it would not be shocking news to hear that a player isn't happy with a small franchise that hasn't been successful for a very long time, Love's problem with the Wolves is not a typical case of superstaritis where the player practically runs the team and still creates problems. Shockingly, it's the opposite. Love's talent and status has always been downplayed or doubted. He has wronged those who thought he wouldn't give enough. Yet he was smugly refused to right to become Minnesota's franchise player: no max contract. To top that, this is what the team owner had to say about him: "I don't think Kevin Love is a star, because he hasn't led us to the playoffs." Are you not insulted? Well, there's more: Perhaps those issues wouldn't still be so raw had the franchise responded differently when Love broke his hand in a preseason workout. In a regimen he's done most of his life, Love fractured a bone thrusting himself to his feet upon completion ...
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