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MINNEAPOLIS In the NBA, no discovery comes without its price.
Last season, Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman admitted to using Nikola Pekovic sparingly when he first was cleared after his early-season injury solely because Adelman didn't know what he had. The new coach leaned on Darko Milicic at center until that became an idea too crazy for even the craziest to stomach, and only then did he give Pekovic his shot.
Seems like longer than just a year ago, right? Since then, the giant Montenegrin has become the Timberwolves' best find, a center with above-average abilities who's leading his team this season in scoring and rebounding with 15.6 points and 8.6 rebounds per game in Kevin Love's absence. He's been banged up a bit, sure, and has already missed 15 contests, but on the whole, the big man has been the most pleasant and competent of surprises.
Now, though, comes the price.
This offseason, Pekovic will become a restricted free agent and one of the most desira...
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Kevin Love is publicly coming to grips with the fact that he may not play again in the 2012-13 NBA season.
Love is one of the league’s marquee stars and his absence from Minnesota’s lineup has all but rendered them as a lower-tier team.
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We have only seen Kevin Love play 18 games for the Minnesota Timberwolves this season, and there is a chance that may not change before the year is over.
Love broke bones in his shooting hand before the season started and then broke the same bones again in a game against the Denver Nuggets on January 3. He has a CT scan scheduled for later this week to see how the bones are healing...
MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves practiced Monday before heading out on a one-game trip to Detroit, where they play Tuesday night. In a trick of the schedule, the Pistons are the last team the Timberwolves have not played yet this season, and they'll face them again just more than a week later, on April 6.
Those two Detroit games, along with one against Toronto on April 5, present...
In a report by TwinCities.com, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love said that he has thought about sitting out the rest of the season. This stems from the hand injury he [...]
The scouting report against the Minnesota Timberwolves is pretty simple - pack the paint, because they can't shoot 3-pointers.
Don't tell that to the Detroit Pistons.
The Timberwolves, who came into the game shooting a league-worst 29 percent from behind the arc, hit 14 3-pointers Tuesday night in a 105-82 rout of the hapless Detroit Pistons.
''We were due for...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Nikola Pekovic had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 105-82 rout of the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
The game matched one of the league's worst home teams against one of the worst on the road. The Pistons haven't won at home since before the All-Star break, losing seven straight, while Minnesota had lost 10...