SH Blog: Bledsoe needs surgery on right knee and is out indefinitely, Woj destroys J.R. Smith in column


ERIC BLEDSOE OUT INDEFINITELY: The season of major injuries continued on Thursday, as news broke that guard Bledsoe will be out indefinitely due to expected surgery on his troublesome right knee. Marc Stein of ESPN broke the news: Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe, a top contender for the NBA’s Most Improved Player award, is out indefinitely after the team determined he needs a surgical procedure to repair cartilage in his right knee, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Sources told that the


Five reasons to feel positive about the Minnesota Timberwolves


(This is another in a series of 30 guest columns that will run in October, when optimism reigns supreme across the NBA. The theme will be “Five Reasons to Feel Positive About … ” We encourage you to follow the authors on Twitter and visit their sites. – CS) To many NBA fans, the news of Kevin Love’s broken hand and subsequent absence of six to eight weeks came as a shock. To Minnesota Timberwolves fans, it’s just another year. The last time


Kevin Love out 6-8 weeks with broken hand

Kevin Love

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss six to eight weeks with a broken hand, the team announced Wednesday. According to a release from the team, Love fractured the third and fourth metacarpal in his right hand while working out. The plan is for the Team USA member to travel to New York on Thursday to be examined by hand specialist Dr. Andy Weiland at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Love’s injury could be devastating to Minnesota’s postseason hopes. A season ago, they were in


SH Blog: Timberwolves to acquire AK47 after helping facilitate Robin Lopez trade, Howard could end up in Dallas


The Minnesota Timberwolves have been very active thus far in the offseason as they remodel their roster to satisfy the needs of their franchise power forward Kevin Love. They have already gotten some “bad blood” out of the locker room with players such as Darko “Mana from Heaven” Milicic and Michael “Tito Jackson” Beasley, while acquiring a great player and character in Brandon Roy. The team loaded itself with another major piece today, as you will see in today’s news