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Love sits second straight contest

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love missed his second straight game Wednesday because of an illness.

Love came to the morning shootaround before the Wolves hosted the Oklahoma City Thunder, but coach Kurt Rambis said he was still too weak to play. The Timberwolves said their leading rebounder and second-leading scorer is day to day.

Love is averaging 15.2 points and 12.3 rebounds this season. The Timberwolves won their previous game without him against Philadelphia on Monday.

The Thunder were missing forward Nick Collison for the second straight game because of a concussion. Collison is also considered day-to-day. He is averaging 5.8 points and 5.1 rebounds.