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Minnesota Timberwolves


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L 95-109
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@ Bos 
L 98-114
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vs. Ind 
L 96-100
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Timberwolves-Cavaliers Preview

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - When the Minnesota Timberwolves walk into Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night to face the Cleveland Cavaliers, they will be staring their former franchise player right in the face for the first time since he was traded last summer.

Kevin Love has moved on after six frustrating seasons in Minnesota, and Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders said he harbors no grudges against him for asking to be traded. But Saunders can't say the same for Timberwolves fans.

"Minnesota people are pretty loyal. You turn on Minnesota, they don't forgive you," Saunders said after practice Monday. "So I think people probably appreciated him while he was here. But you leave under the terms that he did, just the way Minnesota people are, they're not pretty forgiving along those lines."

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Leaders
Points: Kevin Martin20.4
Rebounds: Nikola Pekovic8.1
Assists: Ricky Rubio10.0
FG%: Shabazz Muhammad51.4%
Steals: Thaddeus Young1.62
Blocks: Gorgui Dieng1.38
Defense (Rank)
Points: 108.4 (29)
Rebounds: 43.2 (21)
Assists: 23.8 (26)
FG%: 49.7% (30)
FT%: 78.2% (29)
3P%: 37.9% (26)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 98.2 (20)
Rebounds: 41.1 (22)
Assists: 21.8 (14)
FG%: 43.6% (23)
FT%: 72.5% (27)
3P%: 33.4% (21)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Portland 22 6 .786 --
Oklahoma City 13 15 .464 9.0
Denver 12 15 .444 9.5
Utah 8 20 .286 14.0
Minnesota 5 21 .192 16.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/19/2014 Troy Daniels Traded Part of three team deal
11/29/2014 Jeff Adrien Signed as Free Agent
10/31/2014 Ricky Rubio Contract Extended
10/27/2014 J.J. Barea Waived
10/26/2014 Brady Heslip Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
12/4/2014 Mo Williams Back spasms
11/21/2014 Kevin Martin Fractured right wrist
11/18/2014 Nikola Pekovic Sprained right wrist
11/15/2014 Ronny Turiaf Sore hip
11/13/2014 Thaddeus Young Personal reasons
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