Found July 28, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Kevin Love pulled a fast one earlier this week when he posted an unflattering photo to Twitter of not one, not two, not three, not four, not five, but six of his U.S. basketball teammates (and Coach K!) getting their beauty sleep on a flight to London. The photo made it’s rounds because how could you not like a photo that, among other things, depicts Chris Paul slobbering all over his pillow?
Now Team USA has exacted its revenge, giving Love a taste of his own medicine by snapping a photo of the Timberwolves forward catching some Z’s during a team bus ride. Russell Westbrook evidently couldn’t help but to rub it in.
Deron Williams posted the photo to Twitter with the message, “Payback #Gotem.” Love replied by tweeting, “Caught me slipping.”
It was a long night at the Opening Ceremony, so who can really blame Love for passing out? But apparently he must have thought he could slip by his teammates unnoticed by pulling the ol’ sunglasses trick. Either that or he wanted to do his best ...
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Granted, I’m no fashionisto (wha?), but I can’t imagine I’m the only one who believes that Timberwolves star Kevin Love looks certifiably ridiculous in the duds he will be sporting for the London Olympics Opening Ceremony event on Friday. What’s the deal with the beret? It reminds me of when those French chicks make fun [...]
Andrei Kirilenko, heading back to the NBA, scored 35 points to help Russia spoil Britain's return to Olympic men's basketball with a 95-75 victory Sunday.
Kirilenko, who played last season in Russia after spending 10 seasons with the Utah Jazz, signed a two-year, $20 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday. Long a top defender, he showed an expanded offensive...
David Kahn has assembled a roster with position flexibility.
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the signing of free-agent forward Andrei Kirilenko.
"We are pleased that Andrei has decided to resume his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves," said David Kahn, Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations. "Over his time in the NBA he has proven to be one of the best defensive players in the world. His ability...
Bojan Bogdanovic was sent home by the Croatian national team for breaking the team's curfew policy.
Ricky Rubio returns to Colorado next week for another examination of his knee.
MINNEAPOLIS Andrei Kirilenko is 11 years older and set to make more than 11 times the money than he did the first time he jumped to the NBA. He's no longer a fresh-faced rookie but rather one of the final pieces in a Minnesota Timberwolves roster David Kahn has been reassembling for weeks.
Kirilenko's signing came immediately after the Timberwolves finalized a trade Friday...
After going back home to play ball in Russia last season, Andrei Kirilenko will be back in the NBA this year. The former Utah Jazz small forward has signed a 2-year 20 million dollar with the Minnesota Timberwolves. This coming after Minnesota has recently cleared some space for the signing of Kirilenko Via trade involving [...]
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Andrei Kirilenko scored 35 points on 14-of-17 shooting to lead Russia to a 95-75 win over Great Britain on Sunday.
MINNEAPOLIS When your star player is halfway across the world and speaking out about what will happen if he doesn't win and win soon, it's easy to panic. Natural, even.
The Timberwolves without Kevin Love oh no oh no what are we going to do this is terrible he's abandoning us just like Kevin Garnett how will we ever recover I need a psychologist.
But before those hasty...
Considered a potential sleeper to medal, Russia opened some eyes with an impressive start to the Olympics.
The performance shouldn't be lost on NBA teams, either.
Andrei Kirilenko and Alexsey Shved look to build on their strong opening performance when they face China in a Group B game on Tuesday.
Facing a Britain team eager to put on a strong showing as the Games' host...
David Kahn acknowledged that Derrick Williams will have to improve his play in order to receive more playing time in his second season.
LONDON (AP) Hardly dreamy, still dominant.
Kevin Durant scored 22 points, LeBron James added eight assists and the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team opened tournament play with a rough-and-ragged 98-71 win over France on Sunday.
Seeking a second straight gold medal to match the one they won in Beijing four years ago, the Americans expected a tough test from a French team...
The NBA released the 2012-2013 schedules earlier tonight and the Minnesota Timberwolves will play on national television (ESPN & TNT) six times during the season.
This is exciting news for a franchise that will feature star players Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio, along with the 2011 #2 overall pick Derrick Williams and second year head coach Rick Adelman. And these national...