Kevin Love RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lue: Crazy to think I need permission from Love, Irving to bench them

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was unhappy Saturday about how a key decision he made in Game 3 of the team's first-round series with the Indiana Pacers was being portrayed in the media. After he benched Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in the fourth quarter of the Cavs' 119-114..." April 23

  • Kevin Love: 'Without a Little Chaos, I Guess We're Not the Cleveland Cavaliers'

    Complex "The Cleveland Cavaliers begin their NBA championship defense Saturday. The reigning champs enter the postseason with more questions than answers, however, as the team has struggled down the stretch, falling to the No. 2 seed in the East behind the Celtics. While the Cavs have looked shaky, we've..." April 15

  • Cavaliers forwards Kevin Love, Kyle Korver might return soon, but major rotation decisions loom

    Akron Beacon Journal "The time that Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue has long awaited, and with it the decisions that he’s been agonizing over, are nearly upon him. Barring something unforeseen, the Cavs’ roster will soon be whole. Kevin Love and Kyle Korver both participated in Wednesday’s 20-minute practice at the..." March 16

  • Kevin Love May Return To Cavs During Upcoming Road Trip GM David Griffin Says

    CBS Cleveland "Kevin Love’s return to the Cavaliers could be coming within the next week. Love went through a 3-on-3 workout Tuesday and posted a picture on Instagram of his No. 0 jersey hanging in his locker prior to the Cavs’ hosting the Pistons Tuesday causing a stir on social media about the timeline for..." March 14

  • Tyronn Lue walks back talk of knowingly playing an injured Kevin Love

    Sportress of Blogitude "Tyronn Lue on Wednesday night backtracked on a claim he played Kevin Love last week despite knowing the forward was injured. The Cleveland Cavaliers head coach claims he misinterpreted a question before Wednesday’s 113-104 victory over the Indiana Pacers and that led to the confusion. Lue..." February 16

  • Cavs' Kevin Love played 3 games with injured knee

    ESPN "Kevin Love played at least three games on his injured left knee that required arthroscopic surgery this week, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue revealed before his team's 113-104 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. One of those games -- a nationally televised contest against the Oklahoma City..." February 16

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony named to replace Cavaliers' Kevin Love at All-Star Game

    USA Today "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will replace injured Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love at the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday in New Orleans. This marks the 10th All-Star selection for Anthony, who went into Wednesday's game against the..." February 16

  • Raptors Trade For Serge Ibaka... Because of Kevin Love Injury News

    The Big Lead "The Toronto Raptors have made the first major trade of the NBA season by sending Terrence Ross and a 1st round pick to the Orlando magic in exchange for Serge Ibaka. The Raptors should like this move short and long term. Toronto went 56-26 last season and finished a game behind the Cleveland..." February 14

  • Will Kevin Love injury change Cavaliers’ trade deadline plans?

    New York Post "Kevin Love underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and will be out an estimated six weeks, the Cavaliers announced Tuesday. The news comes nine days before the Feb. 23 NBA trade deadline. The Cavaliers previously rejected overtures from the Knicks to trade Love for Carmelo..." February 14

  • Cavs' Kevin Love has surgery on left knee, out 6 weeks

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday that is expected to sideline him for six weeks, the team announced. The surgery, performed by Dr. David Altchek in New York City, removed a loose body from the knee. Love's rehabilitation process..." February 14

  • Tyronn Lue ‘definitely concerned’ about Kevin Love knee injury

    CBS Cleveland "Kevin Love will get a second opinion on his sore left knee Tuesday and when he will return remains a mystery. Love experienced soreness in his knee following Saturday’s 125-109 win over Denver. He underwent an MRI on Sunday and for now he is resting and rehabbing. “[I’m] Always concerned..." February 13

  • Kevin Love (Knee) OUT for Tuesday's Game

    NBA.com "Cavaliers forward Kevin Love experienced left knee pain during Saturday’s game against the Denver Nuggets at Quicken Loans Arena. He experienced continued soreness and effusion postgame and was examined further on Sunday, including an MRI, at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health by Dr. James Rosneck." February 12

  • Amid another round of chatter, Kevin Love quietly having best Cavs season

    Sporting News "Kevin Love certainly is used to this sort of thing. It’s been years since we had an offseason or a trade deadline period in which Love’s name did not come up as a potential target, so it’s little surprise he has surfaced again. What’s different this time, though, is the vehemence with which the..." February 08

  • LeBron calls report regarding his pushing for a Love-Melo trade 'trash'

    CBS Sports "LeBron James fired back with furious intent Monday night after a report from the New York Daily News suggested he was pushing the Cavaliers to trade Kevin Love for his good friend Carmelo Anthony. The Cavs were quick to refute the story, but James took it a step further after the Cavaliers'..." February 07

  • Report: LeBron pushing Kevin Love-for-Carmelo Anthony deal

    ESPN "LeBron James is leaning on the Cleveland Cavaliers' front office to use Kevin Love if needed in a deal to acquire Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks, the New York Daily News has reported, citing a league source. Anthony has been the subject of recent trade rumors, with Knicks president..." February 07

  • Channing Frye doesn't feel bad about Kevin Love trade rumors

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love's name keeps appearing in trade rumors, regardless of how well he's playing, how many times he says he wants to stay and how little sense it makes for the team to send him elsewhere. For some players, being in the rumor mill can be frustrating, draining and..." February 06

  • Cavs' Love: 'Good to be wanted,' but doesn't expect trade

    CBS Cleveland "After missing the last 2 games due to back spasms Kevin Love is ready to get back on the floor. “I feel good,” Love said following practice Friday. Love didn’t appear to be suffering from any ill effects from his back as he shot free throws and perimeter jumpers during the portion of..." February 03

  • Sources: Knicks keep after Love; Cavs stand firm

    ESPN "The New York Knicks continue to pursue Kevin Love in advance of the Feb. 23 trade deadline despite the Cleveland Cavaliers' unwillingness to part with the All-Star forward in a deal for Carmelo Anthony, according to league sources. Sources said the Cavaliers, meanwhile, do maintain an interest..." February 01

  • MRI shows Kevin Love’s back has no structural damage

    Fanrag Sports "An MRI showed that Kevin Love’s back has no structural damage, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced Monday night. Love left the Cavaliers’ 107-91 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday with lower back spasms, and he sat out Monday night’s game against the Dallas Mavericks. He’ll also..." January 31

  • If Kevin Love is out awhile, it's bad news for LeBron James and his 'top-heavy' Cavs

    CBS Sports "In rough news for the team LeBron James called "top-heavy" last week, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss Monday's game against the Dallas Mavericks because of a back spasms. Love left the Cavaliers' 107-91 victory over Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half when his back seized up..." January 30

  • Kevin Love to undergo MRI on lower back, won't travel to Dallas

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kevin Love is staying behind while the Cavs head to Dallas Monday to get tests done on his aching back. Love, who was held out of the second half of a game for the second time this month because of a lower back issue in Cleveland's 107-91 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, well undergo an MRI,..." January 30

  • Kevin Love believes he's an All-Star player every year; doesn't need appearances to show it

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Nearly three years ago, Kevin Love was playing in his third All-Star Game in four years, sharing the court with the league's brightest stars, watching as Cleveland Cavaliers youngster Kyrie Irving put on a show. Love had gotten used to those midseason trips and the individual acclaim. At 25,..." December 29

  • Kevin Love’s tweet about gross runny nose: ‘sNot funny guys’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Cleveland Cavaliers sharpshooter Kevin Love experienced an awkwardly embarrassing incident during Wednesday’s nationally televised game against the New York Knicks. But at least he has a great sense of humor about it. Late in the first quarter of the Cavs’ 126-94 throttling of the Knicks at..." December 08

  • Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving get special instant trading cards to commemorate performances

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving turned in a pair of signature performances last week, and Cavaliers fans will not have to wait for special trading cards to capture the moments. The cards are already available online. Trading card company Panini America has released special collectibles on..." November 29

  • Kevin Love scores 34 of his 40 points in first quarter of Cavs' win

    ESPN "Cavaliers forward Kevin Love set an NBA record for points in a first quarter by scoring 34 on Wednesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. Love fell three points shy of the league record for points in any quarter, set by Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, who scored 37 in the..." November 24

  • Kevin Love has no regrets about choice to sign five-year contract

    Akron Beacon Journal "Kevin Love has thought about that time he passed on the opportunity to earn an extra $40 million, but he doesn’t regret his choices. When Love signed a five-year contract with the Cavaliers before last season, he was well-versed in the league’s economics and how the salary cap was poised to..." November 17