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Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is shown in a January 2014 file photo against the Miami Heat in Miami. USA TODAY Sports

NBA: Wolves GM says if Love has to go, ‘You best believe we will be better’


MINNEAPOLIS — Milt Newton says the Timberwolves intend to keep Kevin Love. But if that becomes untenable, the team’s general manager said Thursday, “You best believe that we will be a better team based on what happens.”

Newton spoke to reporters after a pre-draft workout at Target Center, where the team looked at a handful of potential picks in the June 26 NBA Draft, including former Gophers swingman Austin Hollins.

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