Skip to content

Kevin Love taking a polar plunge for charity

Mar 7, 2013, 10:32 PM EDT

Kevin Love Getty Images

Kevin Love has spent plenty of time this year icing his right hand, which he broke in preseason then re-fractured just 18 games into his return.

He’s going to do it again, just this time he’s going to ice the rest of his body, too.

Love is going to take part in a Polar Bear Plunge Saturday, jumping into Riley Lake, reports the Associated Press. If you have to ask the temperature of a lake in Minnesota in March, well, you’ve got some issues that need to be worked out. The reason is Love taking the plunge is to raise money for the Special Olympics, in association with several Minnesota law enforcement agencies.

Love is trying to get Timberwolves fans to jump with him, saying he’ll donate $5 a person up to $5,000 for fans that join him.

As for Love’s hand, he is seeing a specialist in New York, after which he hopes to get clearance to return to practice. From there it would be two to three weeks until he is back on the court.

Latest Posts
  1. Lakers top 10 plays of the 2013-14 season (VIDEO)

    Aug 19, 2014, 10:29 PM EDT

    New Orleans Pelicans v Los Angeles Lakers Getty Images

    Highlights only serve as a reminder of just how bad things were in Los Angeles.

  2. Matt Bonner goes new car shopping, chooses Chevy

    Aug 19, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Matt Bonner

    Bonner now drives a 2014 Chevy Impala.

  3. It’s official, after 39 seasons NBA referee Dick Bavetta retires

    Aug 19, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

    Dick Bavetta AP

    He’s 74, seems like a good time to hang it up.

  4. Steve Ballmer says even at $2 billion Clippers “perfectly decent investment”

    Aug 19, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

    Steve Ballmer Steve Ballmer

    Ballmer sounded a little raspy and hoarse while on the Dan Patrick show Tuesday. Wonder why?

  5. Team USA cutdown could come Thursday, likely a few days later

    Aug 19, 2014, 12:43 PM EDT

    Brazil v United States Getty Images

    From the outside looking in, it seems three spots will be divided between Mason Plumlee, Andre Drummond, Chandler Parsons, Gordon Hayward and Kyle Korver.

  6. Brooklyn GM: No plan to put minutes restriction Brook Lopez

    Aug 19, 2014, 12:24 PM EDT

    Denver Nuggets v Brooklyn Nets Getty Images

    They need him healthy this season, same with Deron Williams.

  7. Even high school Kobe was a fourth-quarter bad a** (VIDEO)

    Aug 19, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

    kobe_bryant_highschool_photo

    The myth of Kobe Bryant continues to grow.

Featured video

Will LeBron get booed Christmas Day in Miami?
Top 10 NBA Player Searches
  1. D. Rose (2644)
  2. P. George (2607)
  3. L. James (2492)
  4. D. Cousins (2452)
  5. R. Allen (2079)
  1. S. Marion (2047)
  2. K. Bryant (2038)
  3. C. Anthony (1920)
  4. A. Davis (1872)
  5. S. Curry (1821)