Time running out on Love contract negotiations

The Timberwolves are reportedly still negotiating with Kevin Love on his contract extension. If the two sides don't reach a deal by 11 p.m. Wednesday, Love can become a restricted free agent at the end of the season.
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The Timberwolves are reportedly still negotiating with Kevin Love on his contract extension. If the two sides don't reach a deal by 11 p.m. Wednesday, Love can become a restricted free agent at the end of the season.

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