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After nearly six months of worrying about a right hand, the Kevin Love injury saga has shifted to a left knee.
The Timberwolves announced Monday evening that their star power forward, who has missed all but 18 games this season with a broken right hand, will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee later this week to remove a buildup of scar tissue. The surgery, which the team describes as minor, will effectively end Love's season, although hopes of him returning from the broken hand have decreased as the season has progressed.
This is the first major knee issue of Love's five-year career; he was listed as day to day with a left knee problem in February 2010, but he did not miss a game.
Love underwent surgery to repair a broken right hand on Jan. 15 after breaking it for the second time this season on Jan. 3 in Denver. He first broke the hand during training camp in October. After the surgery, Love was given an expected recovery time of 8-10 weeks, but nearly 12 weeks after the surgery he still had not been cleared for contact practices at the time of this latest announcement.
Monday's announcement certainly wasn't what the Timberwolves wanted, but it did finally offer some finality -- however surprising in nature -- to the "will he or won't he" Kevin Love debate.
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