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Timberwolves priority to re-sign now thinner Kevin Love

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Say what you will about David Kahn — and trust me, we will — the man knows why he still is pulling a paycheck. And he said at his press conference Thursday that he wants to make sure Kevin Love gets an extension on his rookie deal. Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune had the [more]

Ricky Rubio rolls ankle during EuroBasket tune-ups

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For NBA owners — even during a lockout — this remains a frightening proposition: Their best players getting injured representing their country in international competitions. So far through this summer of Olympic qualifying there have been some injuries but fortunately nothing major. Now you can add the Timberwolves new No. 1 import Ricky Rubio to [more]

Love says players want compromise but will not roll over

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The players are not winning the public relations battle with the lockout. Frankly, they can’t. The average sports fan knows the owners are ultra-rich, but they don’t relate to 20-somethings making millions. The players tend to get blamed for a lockout, no matter whose not budging. The NBA players realize they are going to come [more]

Quote of the Day: Martell Webster talks sharks, orgies

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“So, I just found out that sharks have orgies after eating whale blubber. Thats very disturbing. Well I’m having whale blubber tonite.” —Timberwolves shooting guard Martell Webster, who apparently has been watching a lot of Shark Week, via twitter. (Hat tip to I am a GM) [more]

Adelman doesn’t sound like a guy who wants to coach next season

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Everytime a coaching vacancy has come up, Rick Adelman’s name has come up. Which makes sense, the guy has won pretty much everywhere he has been, and when given real talent he has knocked on the doorstep of a title. Who couldn’t use a proven winner of a coach? The question has always been, does [more]