Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman was in no mood Wednesday evening to talk about the latest injury news to hit his team, and he wasn’t feeling a whole lot better after a 107-91 loss at Indiana, either.

Earlier Wednesday, Adelman and the Wolves learned that two-time All-Star Kevin Love must wait at least another two to three weeks before he is cleared for contact practice, the next crucial step toward him playing again in this dwindling season.

Love visited the New York City surgeon who repaired his broken right shooting hand in January and learned Wednesday that he needs to be evaluated again in late March or early April while he continues to let his hand heal.

That will leave the clock tick, tick, ticking on an injury-ravaged season that has just 20 games remaining and ends April 17 in San Antonio.

“I’m not talking about injuries again,” Adelman told reporters. “I’m tired talking about injuries. I don’t know anything more than you guys do. I just found out myself, so I just deal with the people we have playing, those nine guys and go from there.

“What else are you going to do? I really don’t know what’s going with those guys and when they’ll be back. You can’t just keep thinking about it.”

So the Wolves played on without Love and starters Nikola Pekovic and Andrei Kirilenko as well as Chase Budinger, Brandon Roy and Malcolm Lee.