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Kevin Love has had the quintessential nightmare season. He has spent two different stints on the injured list with a broken hand and now, according to the Pioneer Press , the Minnesota Timberwolves power forward will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee that will bring a definite end to his season .
The surgery, tentatively scheduled for Wednesday in New York, officially ends the season for Love, who had been trying to get back in the lineup after missing 56 games while recovering from a broken right hand.
Love is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks after the surgery. Kahn said the decision was made to “address it now” when Love began to have difficulty running while trying to get in shape for a possible return this season.
Love had been going through individual workouts the past several weeks in an attempt to return to play again this season. Love has not played since the Wolves’ Jan. 3 game at Denver, when he re-fractured the same two bones he originally broke in October while doing knuckle push-ups at his home.
Love will be best served to just get healthy and forget this season ever happened.
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MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves announced Wednesday evening that Kevin Love underwent successful arthroscopy on his left knee earlier in the day. The surgery, performed by Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, was to remove a buildup of scar tissue in the joint, and a typical recovery time is between four and six weeks. Doctors also removed the metal plate...
A season that never really started for Kevin Love is now officially over.
Love will have arthroscopic surgery to remove a buildup of scar tissue in his left knee, the Timberwolves announced on Monday night. The Wolves called it a minor procedure and said Love was expected to be out four to six weeks while recovering.
The Timberwolves and Love were hoping the star forward could...
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love was already set to miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury. Now, the team has announced that the All-Star will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on the injured knee to remove a buildup of scar tissue.Minnesota’s President of Basketball Operations David Kahn told reporters that the operation is expected to take place Wednesday...
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love had an inclination to sit out the rest of the season. Well, his season is definitely over now. Love will undergo arthroscopic surgery to remove a buildup of [...]
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