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T-Wolves' Kevin Love re-breaks right hand

Jan. 5, 2013 at 7:14 PM   |   Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love will go on the shelf again after re-breaking a bone in his right hand, the team said Saturday.

Love -- the T-Wolves' leading scorer and rebounder -- underwent a magnetic resonance imaging exam Saturday that showed he has again fractured the third metacarpal in his right hand.

Love had earlier missed more than four weeks after fracturing the third and fourth metacarpals in the same hand. The all-star forward said he sustained the injury while doing knuckle pushups during a workout at home.

He returned earlier than expected in late November.

The latest injury apparently came during the third quarter of Thursday's 101-97 win over the Nuggets in Denver.

The team said Love will be evaluated in the coming days by Dr. Andy Weiland, a hand specialist at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

A timetable for his return will be provided after that exam.

Topics: Kevin Love
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