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Old 03-02-2011, 02:07 PM   #1
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Default Timberwolves expected to offer Kevin Love $70 million contract extension

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love can look forward to a contract extension offer of six years in the $70 million range once a new NBA labor deal is reached, a little birdie says.

The NBA’s collective bargaining agreement expires June 30.

- St Paul Pioneer Press

More: http://www.insidehoops.com/blog/?p=7279

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Old 03-02-2011, 02:08 PM   #2
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That's the way to build a team.

Overpay a stat padder who has the same impact on the game as my grandma
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That's the way to build a team.

Overpay a stat padder who has the same impact on the game as my grandma

This x1000
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Old 03-02-2011, 02:14 PM   #6
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Under 12 million a year is a great, great deal the way things are now. They should have probably waited until after the summer.
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Old 03-02-2011, 02:16 PM   #7
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Way to much.
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Keep Kurt Rambis, overpay Kevin Love and sky is the limit for the Wolves.
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Default Re: Timberwolves expected to offer Kevin Love $70 million contract extension

If Love wants more money than that, he may get it. I hope he signs for less though. Love is worth every penny of that deal though.
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Default Re: Timberwolves expected to offer Kevin Love $70 million contract extension

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Under 12 million a year is a great, great deal the way things are now. They should have probably waited until after the summer.

Agreed.

Kevin is 22 & putting up monster numbers. I think its a steal.
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If the Timberwolves have a winning season the next 5 years I'll be surprised. David Kahn seems like an idiot. First he drafts Rubio who obviously wants to play for a bigger market, then he keeps getting point guards to the point you could have a starting lineup of just point guards, then he overpays for Milicic. Kahn is wow.
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If the Timberwolves have a winning season the next 5 years I'll be surprised. David Kahn seems like an idiot. First he drafts Rubio who obviously wants to play for a bigger market, then he keeps getting point guards to the point you could have a starting lineup of just point guards, then he overpays for Milicic. Kahn is wow.

But milicic has chris webber like skills and Ricky Rubio will be the GOAT point gaurd in the NBA once he comes here
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Default Re: Timberwolves expected to offer Kevin Love $70 million contract extension

I dont see a problem wth this offer. Wolves are in no position to attract better free agents then Kevin Love. And they cant continue to live in the lottery with young, unproven talent rinse and repeat. You got a productive, All Star player? Lock him up. Same thing with Michael Beasley. Otherwise how do the Wolves improve and get out of living in the top of the lottery all the time? Keep drafting and hope they find a Lebron? KG? Good luck.

Minnesota has made some dumb decisions, questionable moves. This isnt one of them.
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Wow....that's a lot of $$$$$$$.

Have fun being win less for years Sota!!!
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I dont see a problem wth this offer. Wolves are in no position to attract better free agents then Kevin Love. And they cant continue to live in the lottery with young, unproven talent rinse and repeat. You got a productive, All Star player? Lock him up. Same thing with Michael Beasley. Otherwise how do the Wolves improve and get out of living in the top of the lottery all the time? Keep drafting and hope they find a Lebron? KG? Good luck.

Minnesota has made some dumb decisions, questionable moves. This isnt one of them.

Any chance you're referring to Darko Milicic here?
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