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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.
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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.

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