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Love re-fractures third metacarpal

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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#46 » by zerogravity15 » Sun Jan 6, 2013 1:03 am

Well, I hope rubio's back doesn't keep him down too much longer. The team is really going to need him
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#47 » by moss_is_1 » Sun Jan 6, 2013 1:17 am

Ugh, this hurts. I really hope that Derrick can play well over this stretch to either become a good impact player for us, or to up his trade value. If rubio can come in and play well he and derrick have shown they have a good chemistry....hopefully we can still sneak into the playoffs.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#48 » by Murphs56 » Sun Jan 6, 2013 2:11 am

moss_is_1 wrote:Ugh, this hurts. I really hope that Derrick can play well over this stretch to either become a good impact player for us, or to up his trade value. If rubio can come in and play well he and derrick have shown they have a good chemistry....hopefully we can still sneak into the playoffs.



Derrick is lost. Don't think he's gonna find his way in sota
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#49 » by [RCG] » Sun Jan 6, 2013 2:37 am

Derrick Williams is a beast. Now is his time to shine.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#50 » by Basti » Sun Jan 6, 2013 3:26 am

It took him a while to get going tonight but it was a promising start, at least. Not sure he'll keep it up, though.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#51 » by Murphs56 » Sun Jan 6, 2013 3:27 am

[RCG] wrote:Derrick Williams is a beast. Now is his time to shine.


He's so off and on. Even when he played great tonight, he still made decisions that leave u scratching your head
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#52 » by lewdog » Sun Jan 6, 2013 3:39 am

Desperate times call for desperate measures.


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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#53 » by Basti » Sun Jan 6, 2013 3:52 am

No, thanks. I'd rather not jeopardize our locker room.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#54 » by C.lupus » Sun Jan 6, 2013 3:58 am

That dude is toxic waste. No way in hell. We still need a scoring guard more anyway.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#55 » by lewdog » Sun Jan 6, 2013 4:09 am

Basti wrote:No, thanks. I'd rather no jeopardize our locker room.


To be fair to Royce, it's hard to jeopardize a NBA locker room when you've never been in one.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#56 » by LordBaldric » Sun Jan 6, 2013 4:13 am

lewdog wrote:
Basti wrote:No, thanks. I'd rather no jeopardize our locker room.


To be fair to Royce, it's hard to jeopardize a NBA locker room when you've never been in one.


He might jeopardize our laptops though.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#57 » by lewdog » Sun Jan 6, 2013 4:23 am

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lewdog wrote:
Basti wrote:No, thanks. I'd rather no jeopardize our locker room.


To be fair to Royce, it's hard to jeopardize a NBA locker room when you've never been in one.


He might jeopardize our laptops though.


Good point.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#58 » by Peezo » Sun Jan 6, 2013 6:27 am

Murphs56 wrote:
moss_is_1 wrote:Ugh, this hurts. I really hope that Derrick can play well over this stretch to either become a good impact player for us, or to up his trade value. If rubio can come in and play well he and derrick have shown they have a good chemistry....hopefully we can still sneak into the playoffs.



Derrick is lost. Don't think he's gonna find his way in sota


One good game for Derrick tonight. I hope he can build on this.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#59 » by Peezo » Sun Jan 6, 2013 6:30 am

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“@JerryZgoda: I asked Adelman about this growing fan refrain that team is better without Love: "Yeah, right. You don't replace a guy like that."”


Adelman is a great coach and he knows exactly how a coach is to respond to that. However I wonder if we could get for a Kevin Love if there is any coach more apt to turn pieces into wins. I like this guy a lot and I think we need to give him more depth to work with. Adelman needs players.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#60 » by Grits n Gravy » Sun Jan 6, 2013 11:19 am

well ****...adelman is cursed.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#61 » by C.lupus » Sun Jan 6, 2013 2:58 pm

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Klomp wrote:
“@JerryZgoda: I asked Adelman about this growing fan refrain that team is better without Love: "Yeah, right. You don't replace a guy like that."”


Adelman is a great coach and he knows exactly how a coach is to respond to that. However I wonder if we could get for a Kevin Love if there is any coach more apt to turn pieces into wins. I like this guy a lot and I think we need to give him more depth to work with. Adelman needs players.

Love was one of the main reasons Adelman came here. I don't think it would sit too well with him to trade Love. Kahn definitely needs to get another player here though.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#62 » by Basti » Sun Jan 6, 2013 6:12 pm

It wouldn't make sense to trade Love right now anyway. His value must be the lowest since his rookie season.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#63 » by theGreatRC » Sun Jan 6, 2013 8:03 pm

Last time, Love fracutred his third and fourth metacarpal.

I did some quick googling (Which automatically makes me an expert on the subject and i'm a qualified hand specialist, obviously) and I came across this:

These fractures must heal properly to maintain good hand mechanics. This is especially true of the second and third metacarpals (index and middle finger), which act as anchors for the others.


So the third and second metacarpals are basically what holds the hand together for smooth mechanics.

Any way Love tapes his middle finger to his index finger and wears that protective cast and still plays? Obviously he wouldn't be able to shoot 3s that much, but it keeps him in shape and he can still grab boards and be a hustle player.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#64 » by C.lupus » Sun Jan 6, 2013 8:17 pm

I think you answered your own question.
These fractures must heal properly to maintain good hand mechanics.
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Re: Love re-fractures third metacarpal 

Post#65 » by Mattya » Mon Jan 7, 2013 12:47 am

He should be taking the full 8 weeks to heal this time.

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