Wolves' Kevin Love undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his left knee
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Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday to remove a buildup of scar tissue. The Wolves had announced Monday that Love would have the procedure performed.
The surgery was done by Dr. David Altchek of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. A typical recovery time is four-to-six weeks.
Love has missed the past 47 games after breaking the third and fourth metacarpal in his right hand on Jan. 3 at Denver. He underwent surgery on Jan. 15.
Love originally suffered a fracture of his third and fourth metacarpal in his right hand on Oct. 17 while working out, and missed the first nine games of the season.
For the season, Love played in only 18 games and averaged 18.3 points and 14.0 rebounds.