Posted March 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Despite a record-setting night from Kevin Love during a toe-to-tow clash with the West's best team, the scuffling Minnesota Timberwolves ultimately came up short again their last time out. Coach Rick Adelman is hoping his team isn't headed for another late-season collapse. In a quick stop back home before hitting the road again, the Timberwolves could have a hard time getting back on track Sunday against a Denver Nuggets team seeking an 18th win in 19 meetings in the series. Minnesota (23-26) looked poised to make a postseason run a little over two weeks ago but has since taken several steps back. Losing rookie standout Ricky Rubio to a season-ending torn ACL certainly didn't make things any easier on the Timberwolves, who have dropped seven of nine - including five of seven on a recently completed 12-day road swing. Love came up huge during the finale of Minnesota's longest trek in franchise history, but his franchise-best 51 points and 14 rebounds weren't e...
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