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Continued: All the Wolves need is one fantastic finish

  • Article by: JERRY ZGODA , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 18, 2014 - 7:16 AM

“Hopefully I go before then and hopefully the doctor tells me it’s OK,” he said.

Love played 33-plus minutes in Sunday’s All-Star Game after he struggled with a bruised thigh and stiff neck and back in the final eight days before the break. He declared himself physically “fine” afterward.

“I’m going to rest tomorrow and hopefully Tuesday and be ready to go for Wednesday,” he said after Sunday’s game.

Even when completely healthy, the big question remains: Is this team — without a significant move — good enough to reach the playoffs?

“Well, we’ll find out,” Adelman said earlier this month. “All you can do is go out there and keep working at it, try to get better, try to get through this period without Pek. I think that will be answered as the season goes on, I really do.”

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