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Love returns to Wolves, says 'I love being here'

Love returns to Wolves, says 'I love being here'

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 7, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kevin Love is back in Minnesota, trying to galvanize his struggling Timberwolves teammates and assure a nervous fan base that he is committed to winning with the team that drafted him.
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  • Bulls' Noah (foot) says he will play vs. Nuggets

    Bulls' Noah (foot) says he will play vs. Nuggets

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah said he will play Thursday against the Denver Nuggets after missing the past three games because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
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  • Keeping Score: Durant Getting Better? His Stats Say Yes

    Keeping Score: Durant Getting Better? His Stats Say Yes

    nytimes.com Feb 7, 2013
    The Thunder's star forward is putting up numbers that match those of players like Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James and Michael Jordan.
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  • Most of the Dallas Mavericks won’t shave until the team hits .5…

    Most of the Dallas Mavericks won’t shave until the team hits .500

    yahoo.com Feb 7, 2013
    The Dallas Mavericks ripped off a 15-4 run to start the fourth quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers, then watched as their lead dwindled to just three points with less than two minutes left - things seemed to be setting up for exactly the kind of
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  • Amar’e Stoudemire can attribute his inspired post-surgery retur…

    Amar’e Stoudemire can attribute his inspired post-surgery return to a vegan diet

    yahoo.com Feb 7, 2013
    Two years ago, we relayed the news that then-Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony was fasting from certain foods during the regular season’s midpoint, including meats, soda, and most carbohydrate-based products. His play during that time, for whatever
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  • NBA Trade Rumors: Kevin Garnett Killed Potential Deal With the …

    NBA Trade Rumors: Kevin Garnett Killed Potential Deal With the Denver Nuggets

    dimemag.com Feb 7, 2013
    No Rajon Rondo. No Jared Sullinger. A rapidly-aging core and a “win now” window that is closing faster by the second. A looming trade deadline and the building notion that common sense says to blow up the roster and start fresh. There is blood in the
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  • Durant, Thunder blow out road-weary Warriors

    Durant, Thunder blow out road-weary Warriors

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder throttled the travel-weary Golden State Warriors 119-98 Wednesday night to win consecutive games for the first time in nearly three weeks.
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  • Thunderstorm Warning

    Thunderstorm Warning

    CNNSI.com Feb 7, 2013
    The Thunder easily took down the Warriors 119-98 on Wednesday. The scary thing is Oklahoma City was sloppy, yet still rolled past an elite Western team, writes Rob Mahoney.
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  • Carlisle records 500th win as Mavs top Blazers

    Carlisle records 500th win as Mavs top Blazers

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    O.J. Mayo scored 28 points, Vince Carter hit a critical jumper in the final minute and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-99 on Wednesday night for coach Rick Carlisle's 500th career victory.
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  • Video - Rapid Fire with Dwane Casey 03:49

    Rapid Fire with Dwane Casey

    Feb 7
    Raptors head coach Dwane Casey on who will win the NBA title, who the league's best point guard is, and whether the Celtics and Lakers can contend with their current rosters.
  • Video - Nuggets Roll Bulls, 128-96 01:03

    Nuggets Roll Bulls, 128-96

    Feb 7
    Nuggets win eighth straight.

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  • Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…

    Feb 7
    The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.
  • Ian Thomsen: For Chris Paul and the Clippers, it's title or bust

    Feb 7
    Chris Paul is a 27-year-old star with several prime years ahead of him. So why is he driving his Clippers as if he and they are running out of time?