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Kevin Love: 'It's just tough to try and play Superman every night'

Kevin Love keeps scoring, rebounding and hitting threes, but wins aren't following his impressive numbers. The Timberwolves have lost 12 of 16 games since Ricky Rubio went down with a season-ending knee injury, meaning Love is carrying even more of the team on his shoulders.
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Kevin Love keeps scoring, rebounding and hitting threes, but wins aren't following his impressive numbers. The Timberwolves have lost 12 of 16 games since Ricky Rubio went down with a season-ending knee injury, meaning Love is carrying even more of the team on his shoulders.

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