Found April 05, 2013 on
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What was once a waiting game is looking more and more like a foregone conclusion.
The Timberwolves announced Friday afternoon that Kevin Love has not yet been cleared for full-contact practices and will be reevaluated early next week. For the second consecutive week, the Timberwolves' medical staff consulted with Love's surgeon in New York, Dr. Michelle Carlson, and the joint decision was made that more time would be necessary.
Love, who broke his right hand for the second time in four months on Jan. 3, had been hopeful to return to the court for the end of the season. However, since he announced in late February that he'd like to be return in time to play in 15-20 games, that number has been further and further reduced due to a longer than expected recovery process.
When Love spoke to the media on March 24 (a Sunday), he expected to be cleared by the end of that week, but that process was delayed another week, and now even further. At that time, he maintained that he...
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