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Saunders acquired Garnett to push Wiggins, LaVine and others on professionalism and defense, an effort that began with Garnett's first practice the day before. Garnett arrived 90 minutes early, before any other player, and his intensity startled his new teammates. Twice, Garnett yelled at veteran center Nikola Pekovic for not getting back on defense. "He yelled at a couple of young guys, too," said guard Ricky Rubio. "I don't know how to do it yet. I'm too nice. So I hope he teaches me that bad side." USA Today Sports

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Love is an admitted introvert who enjoys sitting home and watching movies. Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic, who was Love’s closest friend in Minnesota, told me last week he had to struggle sometimes just to get Love to leave his apartment. Love wasn’t overly close with a lot of his teammates in Minnesota. The list consisted of Pekovic and Corey Brewer. That was about it. Akron Beacon Journal

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Earl K. Sneed: Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic (ankle) will play after missing 31 games. Kevin Martin (wrist) is active but won't play vs. @Dallas Mavericks. Twitter @EarlKSneed

Darren Wolfson: Sounds like Pek plans on playing tonight. Flip meets the media shortly. Martin should be in tonight too. Nice to see the guys back. #twolves Twitter @DarrenWolfson

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Two of the three injured Timberwolves starters had positive developments Wednesday -- but their returns likely remain weeks away. Center Nikola Pekovic (ankle) and guard Kevin Martin (wrist) both participated in contract drills Wednesday morning. "They are making a little bit of progress," Wolves coach Flip Saunders said. The Wolves, however, remain cautious with point guard Ricky Rubio (ankle). "He still has some soreness after ... he runs," Saunders said. St. Paul Pioneer Press

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Saunders said stints in the NBA Development League could be possible for both Martin and Pekovic but probably not Rubio. The Wolves' D-League affiliate is the Fort Wayne (Ind.) Mad Ants. However, Saunders said those players could go to other teams in the minor league based on what might provide a better fit. St. Paul Pioneer Press

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