Found February 02, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS Just a week after his team signed fourth-year forward Kevin Love to a three-year contract extension worth more than 60 million, Timberwolves' president of basketball operations David Kahn finds himself very much in the middle of a franchise turnaround. Signing Love was just one piece of a larger puzzle Kahn and the rest of the Timberwolves' decision makers are trying to put together, but it was an integral step in Kahn's vision for the franchise. Wednesday night's 109-99 loss may have been somewhat of a flashback to last season, but Kahn knows the system he's trying to create will take time to coalesce. For now, patience and flexibility are the keys to his approach and outlook. "We're in a really tough conference, much tougher than the other conference, so I didn't know what our win-loss record would be," Kahn said. "I just thought it would be a fun year and that we would improve, that we would show maybe even some dramatic s...

Love: 'They all think they're tough guys'

MINNEAPOLIS Frank Vogel spoke like someone who already knew what was going to happen."It's going to be a smash-mouth basketball game for sure," said Vogel, the Pacers' coach, before Wednesday's game. "It's going to be a battle on the glass."He smiled. He shrugged a little. It was as if he was imagining just what his beast of a team could do to...

Kevin Love Takes a Fastball to the Pills

I saw this the other night since watching the Timberwolves has suddenly become common practice for me. I can't be the only one that has any thoughts of foul play here, can I? I'm a Luis Scola fan, but one thing we have come to see in the past from European, South American and other international players, is that soccer-style, "do anything to get an edge no matter how...

Luis Scola hits Kevin Love in the groin with basketball (Video)

Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola intentionally threw the ball at Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love Monday night. However, what was unintentional was Scola hitting Love directly in the groin, leading to a painful moment for Love and for many male viewers at home. It happened in the first quarter of Monday night's NBA game in Houston. Scola got the offensive rebound...

Luis Scola Throws Ball Off Kevin Love's Groin (Video)

For those of you who think that the NBA is not a contact sport, check out the below clip from Monday night's Rockets/Timberwolves affair.Watch as Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola attempt to save the ball but accidentally hitting Kevin Love in the groin:

Nowadays, Twitter trumpets athletes' opinions

MINNEAPOLIS On January 25, many Timberwolves fans anxiously scrolled through news sites, obsessively searching for the name "Kevin Love on Google and scouring for any mention of the fourth-year forward. They were waiting, as they had been for days, for the Timberwolves to announce that they'd signed Love to a contract extension, and with the 11 p.m. deadline nearing, rumors...

Timberwolves-Nets Preview

After another disappointing effort at home, the Minnesota Timberwolves hope for a better outing on the road. The Timberwolves will try to win three straight road games for the first time in more than two years when they face the New Jersey Nets on Friday night. Minnesota failed in its fourth attempt to even its record on the season with a 109-99 loss to Indiana on Wednesday. The...
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