Found September 28, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Kevin Love laid down the gauntlet for David Kahn and the Timberwolves earlier this summer. He let it get out to the public that he would consider heading elsewhere if Minnesota did not make a move that would get it to the Playoffs. As he met with the media earlier this week, Love said he has faith that the Timberwolves will perform to his expectations and get to the Playoffs for the first time since Kevin Garnett roamed the court. It was quite a rebuild for the Wolves this summer. Minnesota completed that rebuild, which included signing Brandon Roy, Andrei Kirilenko, Alexey Shved and Greg Stiemsma, by signing Lou Amundson earlier this week. Amundson seems to be exactly the kind of player the Wolves were looking for as they try to build a winning identity. Amundson lacks (really) any offensive skill, but he makes up for that with a lot of hustle and determination, particularly on the defensive end. This is not an earth-shattering move from Minnesota. After all, Amundson is coming...

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