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Love closer to 2012 Summer Olympics

Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is one step closer to a trip to London for the Summer Olympics. He’s been named one of 20 finalists for the Team USA men’s basketball roster. Love leads the NBA with 12 double-doubles this season.
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Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is one step closer to a trip to London for the Summer Olympics. He’s been named one of 20 finalists for the Team USA men’s basketball roster. Love leads the NBA with 12 double-doubles this season.

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