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                        === Wolves' Love has surgery ===
 
 Minneapolis,  MN (Sports  Network) - The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that
 forward  Kevin Love underwent successful surgery Tuesday morning to repair the
 third and fourth metacarpal in his right hand.
 
 The All-Star is expected to be sidelined for 8-to-10 weeks.
 
 It's  the second time  this season the Timberwolves have lost Love to a broken
 right hand.
 
 The  original injury,  which occurred  during preseason  workouts in  October,
 caused Love to miss the first nine games of the regular season. He refractured
 the  hand during the third quarter of the Timberwolves win over Denver on Jan.
 3 game.
 
 Love  leads  the club  with averages  of 18.3  points and  14.0 rebounds in 18
 games.
 
 
 
 01/15 16:30:01 ET