Found October 16, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves are making Tuesday night about themselves. Its their second preseason game at the Target Center, and theyre facing off against Israeli team Maccabi Bazan Haifa (and their glaringly green uniforms). If this game mattered, it would have involved a ton of scouting and film work after all, the best exposure Haifa had came last week, when it nearly beat Golden State. But really, scouting doesnt matter so much for this game, at least not in terms of who the opponent is and devising plan to beat them. The Timberwolves are the unquestioned favorites, and right now, their biggest concern lies in testing out different lineups and combinations and seeing what their team looks like when completely healthy. If they do all that successfully, a win should come. "Its our chance, especially after yesterdays practice, to go through our sets, be crisp," Kevin Love said. "Our defense has been there, and more than anything, just go out there and free f...

Kevin Love still seems irritated by contract situation with T-Wolves

Kevin Love has developed into one of the best players in the NBA, but the Timberwolves did not appear to view him that way when it came to their contract negotiations.Love wanted a five-year contract extension from the team — the maximum they could have offered, but they offered him a four-year deal instead. They compromised on a four-year, $61 million contract agreed to in January...

Kevin Love injures elbow while asleep

In a move usually reserved more for baseball players, the T'Wolves all-star says sleeping in an odd-position all night caused him to have to sit out a practice.  


Love out 6-8 weeks with broken hand

Terrible news for the T'Wolves and their fans, as it was announced on Wednesday that their star broke a bone in his hand at practice and could miss up to two months. 

Love's injury will test young Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS For the Minnesota Timberwolves, hope has been a fickle mistress.Since last March, hope has hinged on one thing: the recovery of Ricky Rubio from his torn ACL. It's been growing in recent weeks, with the point guard's presence in Minneapolis and continued updates verifying that he is on schedule with his recovery. On Tuesday, it peaked when Rubio began shooting...

Timberwolves Injury News: Kevin Love Out 6-8 Weeks

Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love is suffering from a broken right hand. Royce Young of CBSSports reports that he is expected to be out for six to eight weeks.The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday that star forward Kevin Love will be out 6-8 weeks because of a broken right hand. The team says the injury happened Wednesday morning during a workout. This is...

Timberwolves star Love out 6-8 weeks, broken hand

The Minnesota Timberwolves worked hard in the offseason to add talented veterans and make the roster deeper and better able to withstand injuries. Kevin Love's broken right hand is about to put that depth to a serious test. The two-time All-Star will miss the next six to eight weeks after breaking his right hand in a workout. During a Wednesday morning workout before practice...

Kevin Love's no-look pass to Nikola Pekovic

It may be just preseason, but the highlights are still coming in fast. Last night during The Minnesota Timberwolves 114-81 win victory over Maccabi Haifa Kevin Love rewarded Nikola Pekrovic for his good work on the defensive end of the court. Pekovic had a great block and the fast break began, Kevin Love took a long cross-court pass and without looking tipped it perfectly to a...


Two-time all-star Kevin Love broke his right hand Wednesday in a morning workout with the Minnesota Timberwolves and is out 6-8 weeks. Monday, against Maccabi Bazan Haifa of the Israeli Basketball... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Kevin Love injury may not doom Timberwolves

Kevin Love's injury may not doom Timberwolves.

Love, Roy lead Wolves over Haifa 114-81

Kevin Love had 24 points and eight rebounds and Brandon Roy chipped in 19 points in Minnesota's 114-81 victory over Maccabi Haifa on Tuesday night. Andrei Kirilenko had 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists after sitting out the previous game with a sore hamstring. Love also missed the previous game with a sore right elbow, but showed no ill effects on Tuesday. Pat Calathes...

Kevin Love throws behind-the-back pass to Nikola Pekovic (Video)

We all know that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is a pretty good passer but check out this behind-the-back effort against Maccabi Haifi.After a Love block, Andrei Kirilenko found Kevin on an outlet pass and that's when the magic happened:

Wolves take step forward vs. Maccabi Haifa

MINNEAPOLIS Leave it to the man who speaks English as a second language to explain this better than anyone has in the past three weeks.Ever since these new-look Timberwolves showed up in Minneapolis, the talk has been about chemistry and relationships, the intangible things that are supposed to translate and show on the court. Then, even more recently, there's been another emphasis...

The All-Important Question Mark

Seeing as the state of Oregon is home to two of the top eight college football teams in the United States of America, the attention paid to the Portland Trail Blazers' buildup to the season has been reduced. The Blazers are coming off an apocalypse type of year - the once promising, consistent young team that Rip City fell in love with imploded, the steady head coach got fired...
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