Chart: Big blow for the Timberwolves
- October 17, 2012 - 9:39 PM
Questions and answers regarding the injury to Kevin Love:
Q What happened?
A 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.
Q How much time will he miss?
A Six to eight weeks. That amounts to 14-19 regular-season games.
Q Who will take his minutes at power forward?
A Options include Derek Williams, Dante Cunningham, Lou Amundson and Andrei Kirilenko.
Q Why does this sound familiar?
A Love broke his left hand in a preseason game on Oct. 16, 2009, and missed the first 18 games of the season.
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