The NBA announced its All-Star game reserves and Timberwolves' forward Kevin Love was among the players named. It's the second straight season Love has been chosen as an All-Star. He's fourth in the NBA in scoring and second in rebounding.
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Kevin Love is expected to make the NBA's Western Conference All-Star team as a reserve. The full roster will be announced at 6 p.m. Central. Love has missed the past two Timberwolves games due to a suspension. He’s back in the lineup tomorrow night when the Wolves host Dallas.
Should Love be an All-Star starter?
If voting for the NBA All-Star Game ended today, four of five Western Conference starters would be from Los Angeles. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin from the Clippers and Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum from the Lakers. The other starter isn't Kevin Love, but maybe it should be.
Rubio, Love rank high in All-Star vote
Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love are piling up All-Star votes for the Timberwolves. Rubio ranks third among Western Conference guards, only behind Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul. Love is fifth in voting amongst Western Conference forwards. Voting ends January 31.
Love, Rubio garnering All-Star votes
Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio are still in the top five at their positions in All-Star voting. Love is fifth among Western Conference forwards, trailing Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Dirk Nowitzki and Paul Gasol. Rubio is third among guards, behind Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul.
Timberwolves' Kevin Love makes Olympic basketball team
Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love is officially a member of the U.S. Olympic basketball team for the London Games. Love was named to the team's 12-man roster Saturday in a live broadcast on NBA TV. The two-time NBA all-star was a member of the 2010 U.S. men's basketball team that won the world championship in Turkey.
Love is in the MVP conversation
Should Kevin Love's name be included in NBA MVP talks? ESPN's Scoop Jackson thinks so. As a matter of fact, he thinks Love is the league's MVP. Jackson believes Love means more to the Wolves than any other single player in the league. And it doesn't hurt that Love is ranks fourth in scoring and second in rebounding.
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