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Timberwolves Kevin Love expected to return Wednesday

Mar 30, 2011, 10:26 AM EST

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After he injured his groin there was talk Kevin Love might shut it down for the season. Groins can linger, the Timberwolves were only playing for pride, why push it?

But he’s pushed, and he practiced Tuesday and is expected to play Wednesday against the Bulls, he told the Star Tribune.

“I feel good,” he said after practice. “All systems should be a go tomorrow. My body feels good. I’ve had a bunch of people mention a groin is not something to mess with. I want to make sure that’s all good and I’ll be able to grind out the rest of the season.”

Minnesota could use him in a week where they had the Celtics Sunday (Boston won), the Bulls Wednesday and then the Heat on Friday.

  1. emerson12345 - Mar 30, 2011 at 11:45 AM

    Amazing how fast a groin can heal when you are talking contract extention…and your backup drops 34-11…and 24-15 in his first two starts…Not to mention actually playing some defense.

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