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Love, Ridnour shut down for the season

With only two games left this season the Timberwolves are shutting down Kevin Love and Luke Ridnour. Head coach Rick Adelman says, "It's just best for both of them not to push it." Love suffered a concussion and strained neck earlier this month and Ridnour has battled an ankle injury over the last month as well.

Ridnour up for sportsmanship award

Luke Ridnour is one of six divisional finalists for the NBA's Sportsmanship Award. The other five are Chris Paul of the Clippers, Antawn Jamison of the Cavs, Dallas' Jason Kidd, Miami's Shane Battier and Jeremy Lin of the Knicks.

Blazers blast Wolves, 119-106

The injury riddled Timberwolves dropped an important game to the Trail Blazers, 119-106, Sunday night in Portland. Injuries kept Nikola Pekovic, Michael Beasley and J.J. Barea out of the game. With only 12 games to go, the Wolves are three-and-a-half games behind Houston for the eighth spot in the Western Conference playoff race.

Wolves smart to keep Ridnour

The NBA trade deadline passed Thursday afternoon without the Timberwolves making a move. The Wolves were a popular team in the rumor mills up until the deadline, but the team couldn't afford to trade Luke Ridnour with Ricky Rubio out for season.

Timberwolves outscore Suns in Phoenix, 127-124

Kevin Love, Nikola Pekovic and Derrick Williams helped the Wolves outscore the Suns, 127-124 in Phoenix last night. Love scored 30 points, Pekovic poured in 24 and Williams added 19. It's the most points the Wolves have scored in a game this season.

Report: Wolves interested in Crawford

The Timberwolves are "making a strong push" for Trail Blazer's shooting guard Jamal Crawford, according to HOOPSWORLD. Minnesota has been rumored to be looking for a starting shooting guard to help balance the offense. Crawford is considered a streaky shooter capable of hitting a lot of three-pointers.

Video: Was Griffin's takedown of Ridnour too rough?

Luke Ridnour says he’s not mad at Clippers foward Blake Griffin after Griffin smashed into him during last night’s game at Target Center. Both players fell to the floor under the basket near the Wolves’ bench. Ridnour says the hit wasn’t intentional, even though Griffin was booed by the sellout crowd.