Minnesota Timberwolves and Kevin Love Maximum Contract on the Horizon?

With just six days before the January 25th deadline to sign Kevin Love, the Minnesota Timberwolves appear to be set to offer the 23-year old Love the maximum contract that he has played himself into.

According to a Minneapolis based newspaper, the TImberwolves are ready to offer Love his max deal.

Love, who is 4th in the league in scoring averaging 25.2 points per game and 2nd in the league in rebounding at 14.5 rebounds per game, has performed worthy of a max contract through the first 14 games this season.

The Timberwolves have two different maximum contract options for arguably the best power forward in the NBA.

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Kevin Love’s Record Double-Double Streak Comes To An End

Well that was fun.

On Sunday night Kevin Love’s record setting 53 consecutive games with a double-double streak ended in the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-77 loss at Golden State.

In the game Love scored only six points while collecting 12 rebounds.

Love’s streak started back on November 22 against Oklahoma City when Love tallied 24 points and 17 rebounds. [Read more…]

Kevin Love Passes Moses Malone With 52nd Consecutive Double-Double

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kevin Love broke Moses Malone’s 31-year record by surpassing his mark of 51 straight double-doubles Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers.

Love notched his 52 consecutive double-double in the second quarter Wednesday night.

While the Wolves as a team have struggled mightily throughout the year, Love’s streak has made the Wolves semi-relevant through a season that has had more downs than ups.

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