MINNEAPOLIS No knock on Kevin Love, but that was supposed to go well.
Those were the Kings, and the Timberwolves were on a five-game losing streak with something to prove. Those were the Kings, who went into the game 4-9. Those were the Kings, and to lose in Sacramento would be to declare some sort of alarm surrounding a team that started the season 5-2.
Combine all that with Love's dramatic glove-toss at the end of Saturday's game and his decision to go without the offending handwear on Tuesday and it would seem that the Timberwolves had the circumstances a downright bad opponent and the removal of a hindrance to Love's game to get a win. It's a good thing they did.
I don't know how much I'm buying the whole Kevin Love didn't wear the glove, and that's why he notched the 16th 20-20 game of his career argument. To do so would be to take away from what Love brings on a nightly basis. It's no surprise he returned last Wednesday with 34 points and 14 rebounds. Of course he did; with...