Found June 22, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
When a team has had seven straight losing seasons and appears to be on the brink of winning, it's hard to fault a star for his mistakes.When an injury kills that team's chances two-thirds of the way through what should have been a breakout year, it's even more difficult.When that team is the Timberwolves and that star is Kevin Love, it's impossible to pass judgment. The team lost in spite of him, and it will win because of him if all goes to plan. Right now, the Timberwolves need Love. They need Ricky Rubio as well, but in a different way, as some sort of shaggy-haired boy-wonder sidekick. This is Love's team. It will be built as such, and rightfully so if he continues to produce seasons like his last. Rubio is still at least partially unproven, no matter how much impact he had last season, and Love is on a steady climb to greatness. Around the country, casual fans will know the Timberwolves as Kevin Love, Rubio too, and little else. And as long as there are face...

Love says he's the 'token white guy'

During an appearance on Kimmel's show, the T-Wolves star Kevin Love said he's a lock to make the Olympics roster because the team needs "at least one token white guy."

Love eager to represent US at games

It's 100 degrees in New York City, and Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love has barely slept a wink. He's just hours removed from shooting an interview for "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Los Angeles on Tuesday night and is mere minutes from getting off a plane at JFK airport on Wednesday morning. He's dressed in standard 20-something hipster gear -- the...

Video: Kevin Love says he will be the “token white guy” for the Olympic team

If you aren’t a Kevin Love fan, then you don’t pay enough attention to the sports. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward was visiting Jimmy Kimmel and joked about how we was going to make the US Olympic basketball team for one reason, because he is the “token white guy” Of course, the original Dream Team had [...]

What to Look For in a D-Will Trade

  Since David Kahn was hired in May of 2009, each offseason has typically loosely followed a set pattern of events somewhat like the below: 1. Kahn ends the season with a couple of draft picks, some expiring contracts, and cap room as he enters the offseason. 2. Fans everywhere devise ludicrous trade scenarios and become so bloated with expectations that they start resembling...

Kevin Love Likes His Chances to Make Olympic Team as This Year's 'Token White Guy'

Kevin Love is one of the best big men in the world. For that reason, he's probably a pretty safe bet to make this year's U.S. Olympic team. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward thinks he has something else going for him as well. Love appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday night to talk about everything, including his prospects at making the squad for this summer's Olympics...

Wolves' Love talks Twitter on Kimmel

At 10:08 p.m. on Tuesday, Kevin Love tweeted to thank Jimmy Kimmel for a great time. They'd just finished filming Kimmel's show, which aired later that night, and a quick tweet was routine for the Minnesota Timberwolves forward. Love isn't too frequent of a tweeter one message every day or so but on Kimmel's show Tuesday, he claimed to be one of the earliest users...
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