Questions and answers regarding the injury to Kevin Love:

What happened?

Love broke the third and fourth metacarpals on his shooting hand during a Wednesday morning workout. He is scheduled to fly to New York for an examination by Dr. Andy Weiland on Thursday.

How much time will he miss?

Six to eight weeks. That amounts to 14-19 regular-season games.

Who will take his minutes at power forward?

Options include Derek Williams, Dante Cunningham, Lou Amundson and Andrei Kirilenko.

Why does this sound familiar?

Love broke his left hand in a preseason game on Oct. 16, 2009, and missed the first 18 games of the season.