Minnesota Timberwolves

Kevin Love shoots a free throw for the Timberwolves during a game at Golden State on April 14. Love is expected to be traded to Cleveland on Saturday.  (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Love Headed To Cleveland; Timberwolves Get Wiggins, Bennett

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The wait is almost over. The blockbuster trade that will send Kevin Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland will be completed on Saturday, making the Cavaliers an instant favorite in […]

08/22/2014

Billboards light up signaling the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers after a short 'detour' on July 11, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (credit: David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: LeBron’s Summer Of Love

Since this has become LeBron’s summer of love we can turn this into a campy double-entendre, with the lights squarely on Kevin Love, who is supposedly LeBron’s 7-foot bridge to bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy to Cleveland.

07/18/2014

US forward Kevin Love (L) and US forward

Wiggins, Cavaliers Hounded By Love Trade Rumors

Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning about what his new coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers will demand of him as a pro.

07/17/2014

Darren Collison #2 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 31, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blake-Less Clippers Beat Timberwolves, 114-104

Darren Collison had 28 points and seven assists, and the Clippers didn’t miss a beat with Griffin out with a back injury in a 114-104 victory.

03/31/2014

Atlanta Hawks v Minnesota Timberwolves

Kevin Love Has Triple-Double To Lead The Minnesota Rout Over Lakers

Kevin Love had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his second career triple-double and the Minnesota Timberwolves hammered the woeful Los Angeles Lakers 143-107 on Friday night.

03/28/2014

Kevin Love #42 of the Minnesota Timberwolves taking a shot during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers on February 4, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Love, Timberwolves Hand Lakers 7th Straight Loss

Kevin Love had 31 points and 17 rebounds for Minnesota, spoiling Steve Nash’s return for languishing Los Angeles and leading the Timberwolves to a 109-99 victory Tuesday night that stuck the Lakers with their seventh straight defeat.

02/04/2014

Willie Green #34 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket during a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at STAPLES Center on December 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Rally Past Wolves In OT For 120-116 Win

Jared Dudley made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 38 seconds remaining in overtime and Chris Paul made five free throws in the final 19 seconds, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a gritty 120-116 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.

12/22/2013

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket against Kevin Love #42 of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on November 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Hold Off Timberwolves, 109-107

Blake Griffin had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107 on Monday night after Nikola Pekovic missed a tip-in at the buzzer.

11/11/2013

Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves (R) drives to the hoop under pressure from Chris Kaman of the Los Angeles Lakers during action from their NBA game in Los Angeles on November 10, 2013. (credit:  FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Timberwolves End 22-Game Skid Vs Lakers, 113-90

Kevin Martin scored 27 points, Kevin Love had 18 of his 25 points during Minnesota’s 47-point first quarter, and the Timberwolves snapped a 22-game losing streak against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 113-90 victory Sunday night.

11/10/2013

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NBA: Refs Missed Foul Call Against Kobe

The league informed the Timberwolves that the referee crew should have called Kobe Bryant for a foul on a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer.

03/28/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MARCH 27: Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers waits for the rebound against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game on March 27, 2013 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Escape Loss Against Minnesota, Stay Full Game Ahead Of Utah

Kobe Bryant looks just fine at playing small forward. Bryant had 31 points and seven assists in his first game there filling in for the injured Metta World Peace to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 120-117 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night, their 22nd straight win over the Timberwolves.

03/27/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Steve Nash #10, Kobe Bryant #24, Steve Blake #5, Dwight Howard #12, and Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers huddle together against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on February 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kobe, Lakers Rout Timberwolves 116-94

Kobe Bryant scored 33 points and Antawn Jamison added 17 in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 21st consecutive victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 116-94 on Thursday night.

02/28/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 1: Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots a three point shot against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game on February 1, 2013 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gasol’s Start Sparks Lakers To Victory Over Wolves

Pau Gasol had 22 points and 12 rebounds in his return to the starting lineup and Kobe Bryant nearly had a triple-double in leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

02/01/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JANUARY 17: Jamal Crawford #11 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots a three point shot against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game on January 17, 2013 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Crawford Filling In Nicely For CP3 As He Leads Clippers Past T’Wolves

Jamal Crawford scored 22 points, Blake Griffin added 20 and the Los Angeles Clippers hardly broke a sweat in cruising to a 90-77 victory over the free-falling Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.

01/17/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 28: Chauncey Billups #1 of the Los Angeles Clippers greets teammate Eric Bledsoe #12 after playing against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on November 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Billups Makes Season Debut As Clippers Snap Their 4-Game Losing Streak With Win Over Minnesota

Chris Paul had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers welcomed Chauncey Billups back to the lineup for the first time this season with a 101-95 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

11/28/2012

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