Kevin Love RUMORS & NEWS

  • Timberwolves owner wants to ‘wait one more year’ before admitting Kevin Love’s last contract was a mistake

    Pro Basketball Talk "The situation with Kevin Love in Minnesota is one of the more intriguing from a free agent standpoint, and it’s one that isn’t likely to be resolved for more than another year. Love is under contract through the end of the 2015 season, at which time he will almost certainly opt out of the final..." April 14

  • Lakers can still dream about Love "As far as auditions go, Kevin Love’s 22-point, 10-rebound, 10-assist triple-double in 29 minutes Friday was like a singer being sent straight through to Hollywood after he belted out his first note in front of the “American Idol” judges. If Love wanted to make an impression on Los Angeles..." March 30

  • Dangling Chandler is Knicks’ chance to find Love this offseason

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony wasn’t tampering late Monday night in the visitor’s dressing room at The Palace of Auburn Hills when asked about 2015 free agent Kevin Love, but he clearly gave away how much he thinks of him. As the Knicks front office readies to show Anthony its grand plan after the season for..." March 06

  • Suns an option free agents can Love

    Arizona Republic "We’re not sure why the Minnesota Timberwolves decided to take a few days off in their schedule to hang out in Phoenix for four days following their 110-101 victory over the Suns Tuesday night. Maybe it has something to do with the latest polar vortex about to slam the upper Midwest. But if..." February 26

    NBA Trade Deadline 2014 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 20

  • Flip Saunders denies report Kevin Love has told Wolves he will opt out

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "The flurry of rumors that are synonymous with the NBA trade deadline had already started to build around the Minnesota Timberwolves before Wednesday. All-Star forward Kevin Love's name has come up repeatedly, but there have been strong indications that the Wolves are not looking to deal Love..." February 20

  • Mark Cuban squashes crazy Kevin Love speculation

    Dallas Morning News "Mark Cuban has heard so many preposterous trade rumors that he laughs at a lot of them. The Kevin Love-to-Dallas speculation fell into that category. “I know what we’re talking about and not talking about,” Cuban said. “We take pride in the fact that you never read about our deals before they..." February 19

  • Sources: Lakers, Mavs maneuvering for Kevin Love "The Lakers and Mavericks are trying to assemble trade offers for prospective free agent Kevin Love, but thus far the Timberwolves have given no indication they'll consider moving the All-Star forward by Thursday's deadline, league sources told Love will be a free agent in 2015,..." February 19

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    With Minnesota in eternal pursuit of keeping Kevin Love, rival teams given impression that anybody but Love himself is up for discussion.

  • Love says Boston Celtics will lure top free agents

    Fansided "The NBA trade deadline is approaching rapidly, but some of the names being discussed are not going to be moving until the 2015 offseason. Perhaps the biggest name hitting the market that year is Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love, who is rumored to be going everywhere from New York to..." February 17

  • Love's skills at 'stretch forward' part of NBA trend

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The way Timberwolves three-time All-Star Kevin Love recalls it, he knew he was destined to become a “stretch” power forward well before he helped make the term such a part of the NBA’s new vernacular. “I think I kind of knew before it happened,” he said. His father, Stan, once told an..." February 16

  • Kevin Love says he wants to focus on winning with Timberwolves

    Fansided "One of the most talked about players in the NBA when it comes to where he’ll sign in free agency is actually still under contract for another year and a half. Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love has been rumored to be going anywhere from New York to Los Angeles and even Oklahoma..." February 15

  • All-Star Love performing beyond expectations

    Fox Sports North "Names and numbers. Kareem. Shaq. Garnett. 25/10. Double-double. Minnesota's second-ever All-Star starter. Kevin Love entered the NBA in 2008 a stocky, ox-like bruiser known as a post presence and not much else. He enters this weekend's All-Star Game as one of the league's toughest outs,..." February 14

  • Kevin Love to Participate in 2014 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest "The NBA tonight announced that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, recently selected by the fans to make his third All-Star game appearance and first career All-Star start, will represent the Wolves in the 2014 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest. Love, who won the contest in 2012, will look to..." February 09

  • Wolves' Love sidelined by bruised left quadriceps "All-Star forward Kevin Love missed Minnesota's game against Portland because of a bruised left quadriceps, and starting point guard Kevin Martin also was out Saturday night because of a broken left thumb that will sideline him indefinitely. During halftime, Love told The Associated Press he..." February 09

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    Kevin Love will not play tonight due to a stiff neck. Cunningham to start in his place.

  • Kevin Love to Lakers Is '100 Percent Certainty'

    Bleacher Report "Great news, Los Angeles Lakers fans. Help is on the way. At least, that's what one general manager thinks. The only problem is even if the executive is right, that help won't be coming until 2015. The general manager, speaking anonymously, told ESPN insider Chris Broussard (subscription..." January 30

  • Wolves promote 'Bruise Brothers' for All-Star Game

    Fox Sports "From its cellophane outer casing to the smell of ink when it's removed from its cardboard cover, it possesses the authentic feel of a late-1970s vinyl record album. But this isn't some limited-edition audio gem locked away in a baby boomer's basement. This is the Minnesota Timberwolves' primary..." January 28

  • Kevin Love calls out teammates after close home loss

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Timberwolves lost a tough one at home to the Suns on Wednesday, which is nothing really to be ashamed of. Phoenix has been one of the league’s nicer surprises in the first half of the season, and now sits at seventh in the West with a 21-13 overall record. Minnesota has struggled, and the..." January 09

  • League admits Kevin Love was fouled on final shot Monday, should have gotten free throws

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Love was fouled, Rick Adelman was right (not that it saves him from a fine). Monday night the referees at the end of the Dallas/Minnesota game swallowed their whistles on a final shot where Love went up to try and tie the game and Shawn Marion reached in and got some ball and some arm,..." December 31

  • After 'monster' game for Wolves, Love covets opponents' efficiency

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Statistically speaking, the Timberwolves’ 117-110 defeat at San Antonio on Friday night was just another mark in the NBA standings’ loss column, a number that’s now 12 and counting here in the season’s opening six weeks. Someday not all that long from now, it could be remembered as the kind of..." December 15

  • Kevin Love to rejoin Timberwolves on Sunday, expected to play on Tuesday vs. Pistons

    Fansided "The Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting the Miami Heat in Minneapolis on Saturday night but they’ll be trying to pull off the upset without NBA’s best rebounding forward. Kevin Love was dismissed from the team following the death of his grandmother and will miss the game against LeBron James and..." December 07

  • Love's status for Saturday's game uncertain after grandmother's death

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Kevin Love's status for Saturday's game against the Heat at Target Center is uncertain after the Timberwolves star left the team today because of the death of his grandmother. The Wolves flew back to Minneapolis today after their Wednesday night game against the Spurs in Mexico City was..." December 06

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    (3/3) STATEMENT: "Kevin will not be at practice on Friday, and his status for Saturday’s game against Miami is presently unknown.”

  • Knicks to Pursue Kevin Love in 2015

    Yahoo! Sports "Through the decay and debris of a crumbling infrastructure, chasing the championship parade that never marches, the New York Knicks' recruitment to retain Carmelo Anthony comes with the promise to pursue Kevin Love into the franchise's 2015 salary-cap space. LeBron James comes free too soon..." November 12

  • Philadelphia's Carter-Williams and Minnesota's Love named players of week "The Philadelphia 76ers' Michael Carter-Williams and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Tuesday, Oct. 29, through Sunday, Nov. 3. Carter-Williams is only the second player (Shaquille..." November 04

  • Flop warnings issued to Love, Mills, Pachulia and Brewer "You get a flop warning, and you get a flop warning... The league has issued a flurry of flop warnings with Timberwolves' Kevin Love and Corey Brewer, the Spurs' Patty Mills and the Bucks' Zaza Pachulia getting tagged. Mills' flop occurred Nov. 1 against the Lakers. On the play, Mills slid..." November 04

    2013 - 2014 Pro Sports Daily NBA Player Rankings (1 - 25)

    PSD Staff When ESPN released their NBA player rankings for the 2013 – 2014 season, a lot of us here at Pro Sports Daily questioned their methodology. Specifically, we questioned why they would rank Kobe Bryant #25 with players like Roy Hibbert, Chris Bosh and other questionable players ahead of him. We... October 31

  • Love's dramatics help Wolves hang on for OT victory in opener

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Timberwolves practiced the play that saved them from disaster in Wednesday’s season-opening 120-115 overtime victory over Orlando at Target Center the day before, without nearly as much success. They drilled on a sequence designed to free Kevin Love for a quick three-pointer, using Nikola..." October 31

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    Kevin Love @kevinlove

    It's the "White Guy" award!! @APkrawczynski: Another from NBA GM survey: @kevinlove is player who makes most of 'limited natural ability.'

  • Love scores 22, Martin 21 in Wolves' victory over Celtics in Montreal

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Timberwolves’ 104-89 victory over Boston on Sunday night in a place where hockey usually packs ‘em in confirmed what Rick Adelman already suspected about his team while it still left questions about those things he doesn’t yet know. “We’ll make shots” he said afterward. “This team will be..." October 20

  • Healthy Kevin Love 'excited' to play, done talking about last season

    Fox Sports North "Kevin Love's resentment toward last year hasn't faded. But he left his willingness to dwell on it somewhere on the beaches of California this summer. "It's October what second? Third now?" Love said after Day 2 of training camp Wednesday in Mankato his voice sharpening with the beginning..." October 05

  • Love doesn't want to talk about the past

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves forward Kevin Love reported for duty with his surgically repaired knee and hand reportedly all healed and his body lean. He also made one thing abundantly clear: The past is in the…well you know. “Last year is last year” the two-time All-Star forward uttering a line he used..." October 01

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    Saunders: "Our deal with Pekovic in no way hinders other potential future deals with Ricky Rubio and/or Kevin Love." #Twolves

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Post #Twolves presser notes: Kevin Love weighs 243. Down from 250. 243 was his weight his best year. He's doing yoga daily.

  • Report: Wolves reject Cavs' offer of two players, No. 1 pick for Love "Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love can opt out of his contract with the team in 2015. He's also the best power forward in the NBA when he isn't breaking his hand doing knuckle pushups. His rare blend of dominating performances on the glass with deadly perimeter scoring makes him a..." June 26

  • Love not afraid to remain in Minnesota's spotlight

    Fox Sports North "It was contrived. It was in front of a national radio audience. It was cheesy. But for a fan base yearning for any positive inkling to cling to, it sounded great. In case you missed it: Flip Saunders calls into ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," which Minnesota Timberwolves all-star forward..." June 07

  • Cavs Would Move No. 1 Pick For Kevin Love "The Cleveland Cavaliers are fielding calls from everywhere, but the team they’d really like to to make a deal with is Minnesota. And if the Timberwolves are willing to surrender Kevin Love, the No. 1 pick is available to them, sources tell The situation with Love in..." May 30

  • Adelman, Love tandem could be the next Saunders, Garnett

    Fox Sports North "It's one of the darkest yet brightest junctures in the largely painful Minnesota Timberwolves' existence. Repeated failures have wrought changes at the top of the organization. A success-starved city's cynicism is spiking. Poor luck piles on top of a growing heap of shortcomings. Yet hope..." May 20

  • Love promises to come back strong next season

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Kevin Love said he plans on responding to the most disappointing season of his career with the best offseason of his life. At this point, days after surgery to remove a chunk of scar tissue from his left knee, with just a handful of days left in a lost season, Love struggled not to look back..." April 14

  • Love to have knee surgery, won't return this season

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "If there was any lingering doubt, Timberwolves forward Kevin Love’s season officially is over, but it’s not just because of that healing shooting hand. Love will have arthroscopic surgery to remove scar tissue in his left knee later this week. Love will consult with two surgeons on Wednesday..." April 09

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    Timberwolves PR @

    #Twolves Injury Update: Kevin Love not cleared for contact (broken right hand). Will be re-evaluated early next week.

  • No issues between Love and Rubio

    Hoops Hype "The Ricky Rubio-Kevin Love honeymoon continues. The Spanish guard said he has a great relationship with the All-Star forward during a conference call Tuesday in which he was asked about Love's comments to Yahoo! Sports last week. "Kevin said he loved me and that's huge coming from the star of the..." March 31

  • Timberwolves star Kevin Love not sure he'll be back this season

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves forward Kevin Love admitted Sunday, March 24, that the thought of sitting out the rest of the season has "crossed my mind," but the two-time NBA all-star hopes he's not faced with that decision. Love will undergo a CT scan examination on his right hand near the end of the week to..." March 25

  • Kevin Love to receive Olympic ring Sunday

    Fox Sports North "Kevin Love won't play on Sunday, but he will get a ring. The Timberwolves forward, who won a gold medal on Team USA last summer in London, will be presented with his Olympic ring before his team's game against the Chicago Bulls. Sean Ford, director of the U.S. men's national team, will be..." March 24

  • Love admits there's a chance he might not play again this year

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves forward Kevin Love knows the season is ticking away on him and he said before Friday’s game at Houston there’s a chance he won’t play again this season. “I’d say that has crossed my mind, but as far as making a decision, I haven’t made that decision yet,” he said. Love joined..." March 16

  • Love admits there's a chance he might not play again this year

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves forward Kevin Love knows the season is ticking away on him and he said before Friday’s game at Houston there’s a chance he won’t play again this season. “I’d say that has crossed my mind, but as far as making a decision, I haven’t made that decision yet,” he said. Love joined..." March 16

  • Kevin Love gets OK to increase activity

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves forward Kevin Love had his right hand examined Wednesday, March 13, in New York by Dr. Michelle Carlson, who determined that the hand is healing properly and informed Love that he can continue to increase his conditioning program, the Wolves said in a statement. Love, however, was..." March 14

  • Wolves lose and get some bad new on Kevin Love

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "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..." March 14

  • Kevin Love to meet with doctor

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has a meeting scheduled in New York on Wednesday, March 13, to meet with the doctor that performed the Jan. 15 surgery on his right hand. Love said the meeting with Dr. Michelle Carson could determine when he might be able to return to the lineup. "We'll pick..." March 07

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