Posted October 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
Kevin Love had 24 points and eight rebounds and Brandon Roy chipped in 19 points in Minnesota's 114-81 victory over Maccabi Haifa on Tuesday night. Andrei Kirilenko had 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists after sitting out the previous game with a sore hamstring. Love also missed the previous game with a sore right elbow, but showed no ill effects on Tuesday. Pat Calathes had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Paul Stoll scored 17 for Haifa, a visiting team from Israel that came to the United States for two exhibitions. The Greens lost to Golden State on Thursday night. The Timberwolves shot 42 free throws to Haifa's 10. With a healthy Love and Kirilenko, Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman wanted to start looking at combinations that will be used extensively early in the season. The Timberwolves have six new players who figure to play major minutes this season, and Adelman gave them plenty of playing time on Tuesday night. The talent disparity turned the game into a glor...

Love out 6-8 weeks with broken hand

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Kevin Love’s sick no look pass

After a preseason game in when Kevin Love had a sick no look pass unfortunate for him the next day in practice he got hurt and will be out for 6 to 8 weeks. However, the day before in Minnesota’s 114-81 win over Maccabi Haifa Love showed off his basketball skills. Nikola Pekrovic had a nice block , then the Timberwolves got the rebound an went on the break. They passed the ball...

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Love's injury will test young Timberwolves

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Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love is suffering from a broken right hand. Royce Young of CBSSports reports that he is expected to be out for six to eight weeks.The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday that star forward Kevin Love will be out 6-8 weeks because of a broken right hand. The team says the injury happened Wednesday morning during a workout. This is...

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Kevin Love's no-look pass to Nikola Pekovic

It may be just preseason, but the highlights are still coming in fast. Last night during The Minnesota Timberwolves 114-81 win victory over Maccabi Haifa Kevin Love rewarded Nikola Pekrovic for his good work on the defensive end of the court. Pekovic had a great block and the fast break began, Kevin Love took a long cross-court pass and without looking tipped it perfectly to a...

Kevin Love throws behind-the-back pass to Nikola Pekovic (Video)

We all know that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is a pretty good passer but check out this behind-the-back effort against Maccabi Haifi.After a Love block, Andrei Kirilenko found Kevin on an outlet pass and that's when the magic happened:

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If you had to bet on one NBA player not making it through the season healthy because of knee issues, it'd be Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy, right? He did have to retire because of some chronic knee problems and aside from a full year to rest them, there is not a ton of reason to be optimistic about the long term health of those wheels. Still, the former All-Star has been...

Wolves Tuesday: Focused on improving

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