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Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (left) looks to pass as Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova (7) defends during their game Saturday in Milwqukee. Minnesota defeated Milwaukee 117-95. Mary Langenfeld | USA Today Sports

BERG: Love has brought Wolves a long way, but playoff appearance is needed


MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Love has brought both himself and the Minnesota Timberwolves a long way in his five-plus seasons in the NBA. Unfortunately for Minnesota, his efforts may not be enough to have the Timberwolves, or Love, in the national spotlight that he deserves.

Monday’s controversial 100-98 loss to the Dallas Mavericks at the Target Center was just another example.

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