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Kevin Love is tired of Minnesota, for good and bad reasons

Kevin Love is tired of Minnesota, for good and bad reasons Updated Jul 9, 2012
On Sunday night, Yahoo!'s own Marc Spears dropped a story that made pretty much every basketball fan in Minnesota uneasy. Kevin Love, the Timberwolves' franchise player and arguably the best power forward in the world, stated that he was unhappy with th…
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  • Kevin Love to Yahoo!: “I want to win.” We know, Kevin.

    Kevin Love to Yahoo!: “I want to win.” We know, Kevin. Jul 9, 2012
    Admittedly, when I read the headline of the article from Marc Spears of Yahoo!, I thought that Kevin Love’s comments would be a little more incendiary or scathing. But they really weren’t. In fact, they were right in line with what Timberwolves fans h
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  • Kevin Love Is Tired Of Not Making The Playoffs

    Kevin Love Is Tired Of Not Making The Playoffs Jul 9, 2012
    Kevin Love is an All-Star, an MVP candidate, and a Team USA player slotted for a ton of playing time. Yet he just can’t quite seem to find the team success that many of his contemporaries have in the NBA. It didn’t help that Ricky Rubio went down for
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  • So Long, Michael Beasley

    So Long, Michael Beasley Jul 9, 2012
      The Timberwolves recent decision to not offer SF Michael Beasley a one-year qualifying offer worth an inflated $8 million ultimately marked the end of the former number 2 overall draft picks up-and-down tenure in Minnesota. The 23-year-old was previou…
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  • Timberwolves Sign Brandon Roy

    Timberwolves Sign Brandon Roy Jul 9, 2012
    The Timberwolves have been prompt to addressing the various team needs so far during this hectic free agency period, beginning by the team sending their first round selection for the likes of SF Chase Budinger. They then took nearly a week to woo UFA SG…
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  • Video - Kevin Love: "I want to win." 03:03

    Kevin Love: "I want to win."

    Jul 9
    Zach Harper reports from Minnesota on Kevin Love's frustration with the Timberwolves.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: After years of achievement, Bryant still striving for next pe…

    Jul 9
    LAS VEGAS -- Larry Bird was hanging on 20 years ago. He was 35 years old when he played for the original Dream Team, his back was torturing him and he knew he was going to retire after he received his 1992 Olympic gold medal.
  • Sam Amick: Howard waiting game continues as Nets, Magic look to finalize d…

    Jul 9
    LAS VEGAS -- If LeBron James is losing sleep over the thought of a new super team being formed and threatening his new spot on the NBA throne, he wasn't about to admit Monday afternoon.
  • Sam Amick: Spurs re-sign Green with three-year deal

    Jul 9
    Restricted free agent guard Danny Green has agreed to return to San Antonio on a three-year deal worth $12 million, has learned.
  • Windhorst: Perry Jones, Jared Sullinger show strong games in pro debuts

    Jul 9
    After their stock fell in the 2012 draft, two players show their stuff.