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One of the issues coming up this week is the deadline for contract extensions for the NBA’s class of 2008, and the question is whether the equivocal Minnesota Timberwolves will offer Kevin Love the maximum dollar extension. I have my doubts as well about how much Love is worth, given I don’t see how he can carry a team on any level.

Report: Love gets 4-year, $62M deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to a four-year, $62 million contract extension with All-Star forward Kevin Love, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported Tuesday, citing a source. The 23-year-old is expected to sign the new deal in Dallas on Wednesday, ahead of Minnesota's game against the defending NBA champion Mavericks that night. Love, voted the NBA's most improved...

Clock ticking on Timberwolves, Love

The clock is ticking for the Minnesota Timberwolves to get a contract extension done with star forward Kevin Love. The deadline for players from the 2008 draft class to sign an extension is 11 p.m. Central time Wednesday. If the Wolves and Love do not come to agreement, Love will become a restricted free agent this summer. The Timberwolves would be able to match any offer for Love...

Kevin Love’s Game-Winning Three Against the Clippers

You may have seen this on ESPN last night or caught it on SportsCenter this morning, and even if you did, it’s worth another look. After trailing the Clippers by almost 20 points, the Timberwolves battled back, eventually tied it up, and then got themselves in a spot to win the game at end. Call [...]

Kevin Love Agrees to 4-Year Extension

Kevin Love has agreed to a contract extension with the Timberwolves reportedly worth $62 million over 4 years. Ray Richardson of the Pioneer Press was the first to report from what I saw. More to come on this excellent day for the Wolves. 

Timberwolves, Kevin Love agree to 4-year, $62 million deal

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love has agreed to a four-year, $62 million contract extension and is expected to sign the new deal Wednesday afternoon in Dallas, a person close to the situation told the Pioneer Press. Love, 23, and the Wolves are in Dallas to play the defending NBA champion Mavericks on Wednesday night. Love, who [...]

Rubio Channels Tebow, Then Love Kills The Clippers

Insert your own cliche about never giving up here.  There a million to chose from.  They all apply to the Minnesota Timberwolves last night.  The Timberwolves were down three to the Los Angeles Clippers with less than 30 seconds left last night when the ball found its way into Ricky Rubio's hands in the right corner.  Rubio had missed all 10 of his shots at that point.  He...

Kevin Love says no deal yet, but reports swirling

I’m going to go with what Kevin Love says about the current state of his extension. A report came from Pioneer Press Tuesday night that Love and the Timberwolves had agreed to a four-year, $62 million extension to his rookie deal. That is reportedly about what the Timberwolves had been offering, but short of the…

Sources: Love, Wolves working on extension

Despite reports Tuesday night of a contract extension between Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves, two sources close to the process told's Marc Stein that Love has not agreed to anything and that talks are "ongoing."

Report: Minnesota to offer Kevin Love max extension. Or Not.

This is not rocket science, but the Timberwolves are finding a way to screw it up. Minnesota has until Wednesday to reach a deal on a rookie contract extension with Kevin Love. Love is an All-Star, soon to be Olympian, double-double machine (39 and 12 Monday night) and the face of the franchise’s marketing efforts…

Report: Timberwolves to Re-Sign Kevin Love at 5 Years, Over $78 Million

According to the Star Tribune, despite all of the consternation and thinly-veiled frustrations caused by these contract negotiations, Kevin Love will get the max from the Minnesota Timberwolves when the dust settles this week: “We’re now not much more than a day away and counting on the NBA deadline for the Wolves to sign Kevin Love and the Wolves have yet to reach a deal on...

Jazz, Timberwolves are turning heads this year

By KATE HEDLIN, STATS WriterThe Utah Jazz are exceeding many people's expectations this season. Lately, the Minnesota Timberwolves are turning some heads as well. The Timberwolves look to win four straight for the first the first time in nearly two years when they visit the Jazz on Saturday night.A strong second half helped Minnesota to a thrilling 101-98 win over the Los Angeles...
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