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Wolves Anthony Tolliver out for “a while” with sprained knee

Dec 5, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT

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Anthony Tolliver — the guy better known as “why are they playing him and not Kevin Love more?” — will be out for “a while” with a sprained right knee, the team announced.

He will get another evaluation on Monday that may give us a better timeline for his return.

He sprained it Friday night against the Spurs. In seven of the Timberwolves nine games prior to that he had played at least 20 minutes, with Kurt Rambis favoring his defense over that of Love or even Darko Milicic. Tolliver has not been terrible on offense, but Love and lately Milicic just provide a lot more of it and better rebounding.

Now, expect the minutes for those two to go up.

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