MINNEAPOLIS -- All-Star forward Kevin Love missed Minnesotas game against Portland because of a bruised left quadriceps, and sta
MINNEAPOLIS -- All-Star forward Kevin Love missed Minnesotas game against Portland because of a bruised left quadriceps, and stain Ränge 16.01.2018 06:47
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MINNEAPOLIS -- All-Star forward Kevin Love missed Minnesotas game against Portland because of a bruised left quadriceps, and starting point guard Kevin Martin also was out Saturday night because of a broken left thumb that will sideline him indefinitely. Fergie Jenkins Jersey . During halftime, Love told The Associated Press he would receive treatment Saturday night and hoped to play Monday night against Houston. "I knew that my quad was bothering me pretty bad so I went out there and tried to move around a little bit and it just wasnt quite right," Love said. Love limped noticeably a couple hours earlier, but the team didnt announce he would miss the game until just before tipoff. Earlier, he told reporters he took a knee from New Orleans Greg Steimsma on Friday night in Minnesotas road loss. Before the injury was announced, Love -- averaging 25.6 points and 13.3 rebounds -- said he had no plans of skipping the All-Star game. "There was a number of things that happened late in the fourth quarter, getting back late last night, travelling and then just not getting enough treatment before tonight," Love said. "So well just get back and do some more treatment tonight get in tomorrow and then hopefully be ready Monday night." Martin was hurt Friday in the closing minutes of the Timberwolves 98-91 loss. X-rays taken Saturday morning revealed the fracture. Martin is averaging 19 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 32.3. The Timberwolves also are without starting centre Nikola Pekovic. Hes sidelined by bursitis in his right ankle. All three players were in street clothes behind the bench. "Thats like making up 60 points there and a number of rebounds and a lot of firepower," Love said. "So we just need to get everybody back quickly as we can and I think Ill probably be the first." Javier Baez Jersey . The same for both the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers. Kerry Wood Jersey . 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"Whatever happens, happens," Noah said after the Bulls 108-95 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday. "Our mentality is just getting ready for the next game, getting ready for Charlotte. Were going to focus on out next opponent and everything will take care of itself." Noah had 18 points and 10 rebounds and eight assists, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and the Bulls pulled away late. With one game left in the regular season, the Bulls are fourth in the Eastern Conference playoff race and looking at a first-round matchup with Brooklyn. To catch Toronto and finish third, the Bulls would need to win the season finale at Charlotte on Wednesday and have the Raptors lose at New York. "The important thing is for us to continue to strive for improvement (and) finish the season as strong as we can and go from there," Thibodeau said. Kyle OQuinn led Orlando with 20 points on 9-for-11 shooting, and Andrew Nicholson added 19. Rookie Victor Oladipo was limited to 10 points after scoring a career-high 35 points against the Bulls earlier in the season. "Hes still getting better on a daily basis," Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said of OQuinn. "His challenge is going to be continuing to play every play. Hes done a good job of being in the right position the majority of the time. Now the expectation will be continued to be raised." Jimmer Fredette had 17 points for Chicago. With guard D.J. Augustin missing the game to attend the birth of a child, the Bulls rotation was a bit off in the first half. Fredette was the first player off the bench and he showed the rust of not playing much since being picked up at the beginning of March. The Bulls led throughout the first half, often by double figures, but the Magic hung around and pulled within 67-64 with just under three minutes left in the third quarter. Kosuke Fukudome Jersey. Dunleavy, though, hit a 3-pointer to stop Orlandos momentum. Soon after, Fredette capped the third-quarter scoring with a pair of free throws to make it 81-70 heading into the fourth. The Bulls quickly thwarted any hopes of a Magic comeback by opening the final quarter with a 13-7 to make it 94-77 with about seven minutes to go. Fredette had nine points on 4-for-6 shooting in the fourth. "I didnt know until I got here," Fredette said of his increased playing time. "I was able to step in and help the team get a win." With a win in the season finale, the Bulls would get to 49 victories, a feat few thought possible following the injury to Derrick Rose and trade of Luol Deng earlier in the season. "It feels great to be in this position right now, but were definitely not satisfied," Noah said. "We want more, we feel like we can do more. Its a group thats gone through so much adversity, to be in this position is definitely a blessing. But were not satisfied." 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