Skip to main content

Wolves owner: Love isn't Garnett ... yet

This is what Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said when comparing Kevin Love to Kevin Garnett: “Kevin [Garnett] did it for many years. Love is doing well now, but he has a long way to go to catch up with the long successful career that Garnett had."
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

This is what Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said when comparing Kevin Love to Kevin Garnett: “Kevin [Garnett] did it for many years. Love is doing well now, but he has a long way to go to catch up with the long successful career that Garnett had."

Next Up

ambulance

2 motorcyclists killed in crash near Duluth

The crash happened at a curve in the road north of Duluth.

Life Link

18 injured in two separate crashes involving teen drivers

The crashes happened Thursday in Ham Lake and North Branch Township.

ambulance

Motorcyclist killed on I-494 crash in Richfield

The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the victim as a 42-year-old Shakopee man.

013_kitchen

Gallery: This Seward Neighborhood gem SOLD fast!

Classic 1903 home came with modern updates

Screen Shot 2022-06-30 at 3.19.42 PM

Evacuations underway after explosion, fire on U of M campus

Evacuations are in effect on campus after an underground explosion and fire Thursday afternoon.

hopkins high school

‘Terrible prank’ during tornado drill causes scare at Hopkins High School

The school principal said the incident brought armed police to the school and "understandably caused some scholars anxiety."

MNBCA - Balsimo 1

Woman admits to role in St. Paul man's gruesome murder

A 32-year-old Duluth woman has taken a plea deal in the case of a 34-year-old St. Paul man's murder.

Screen Shot 2022-06-30 at 11.18.35 AM

'Living nightmare’ alleged at Savage, Minn. rabbit sanctuary

"Peacebunny Cottage" is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.

ambulance

Tractor tips on embankment, killing man in Kandiyohi County

The tractor reportedly tipped and fell on top of the man, pinning him underneath.

Sloane Martin

Sloane Martin teams with Mike Golic Jr. for college football broadcasts

Martin, 33, lives in Minnesota and continues to climb the sports broadcasting ladder.

Related

Opinion: Love starting his T-Wolves career better than Garnett did

Charley Walters of Pioneer Press did some number crunching and found out that Kevin Love has started his career with more impressive statistics than Kevin Garnett did. Walters writes that if Love continues his pace, he'll have a chance at the NBA's Hall of Fame.

Taylor: Love deal went smoother than Garnett's

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor says Kevin Love’s new contract is a good deal for both sides. Taylor tells the Pioneer Press the $62 million price tag gives him flexibility to sign other players in the future. Taylor also said the negotiations went a lot smoother than the mega-deal he once made with Kevin Garnett.

Love leads Wolves past Hornets, 87-80

Kevin Love scored 34 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to lead the Wolves past the Hornets, 85-80 Friday night in New Orleans. Ricky Rubio made his first career start. He finished with 12 points, 9 assists and 6 rebounds in a team high 43 minutes.

Kobe, Lakers blow out Love-less Wolves

Kobe Bryant scored 31 points and the Lakers stomped on the Timberwolves 104-85 last night. Kevin Love missed the game with flu-like symptoms. Derrick Williams started in Love’s place, but managed just ten points.

Love injured, Wolves lose to Denver, 113-107

The Wolves had a rough time in Denver Wednesday night. Not only did they lose their seventh straight, 113-107 to the Nuggets, but they also lost Kevin Love. The All-Star took an inadvertent elbow to the head in the first quarter and suffered a concussion.

Love leads Wolves to comeback win over Bucks

The Timberwolves scored the final 12 points of Wednesday night's pre-season finale and beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 85-84. Kevin Love led the Wolves with 22 points and 16 rebounds.

Love: Wolves can sneak into NBA playoffs

Appearing on the Dan Patrick show, Timberwolves forward Kevin Love says his team will surprise a lot of people this year. He predicts the Wolves can sneak into the Western Conference playoffs as a number eight seed.