Kevin Love’s surgery is successful

Published 2:02 am Friday, April 12, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that Kevin Love underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure on his left knee to remove a buildup of scar tissue, according to a press release.

Typical recovery time for this type of procedure is 4-6 weeks.

Love has missed the past 47 games after breaking the third and fourth metacarpal in his right hand at Denver on Jan. 3.

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This season, Love played in 18 contests and averaged 18.3 points and 14.0 rebounds per game.