Kevin Love RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Kevin Love Trade To Cavs ‘Deal Is Done’; No Timetable Given

    NESN "Anyone is capable of landing a big news scoop, not just the usual suspects at the major outlets. So when somebody claims to have inside information before anyone else, it is worth noting — just take it with a sizable grain of salt. A trade that would send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers..." July 23

  • Bulls making push for Kevin Love

    ESPN.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com the Cavs are increasingly optimistic that they are..." July 22

  • Coach K: "Not one second of hesitancy, I'd trade (Wiggins) for Kevin Love"

    CBSSports.com "In an interview with John Feinstein on CBS Sports radio, Duke and Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski broke down what he would do in the Cleveland Cavaliers' position of trying to decide whether to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. The verdict? He'd trade for Love. Click here to listen to the..." July 21

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    Probasketballdraft @Probballdraft

    Not to burst Cavs fans bubble but if Warriors are willing to include Thompson that trumps Cavs. Wolves prefer Klay bc more ready per source.

  • Cavaliers Offering Wiggins, Bennett For Love

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have discussed a blockbuster trade centered around Kevin Love and the league's last two No. 1 draft picks, league sources told ESPN. In an attempt to add Love, a three-time All-Star, the Cavaliers are willing to part with Andrew Wiggins and..." July 18

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    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

    Andrew Wiggins has not been offered for Kevin Love. Klay Thompson has not been offered for Kevin Love. This is where things stand.

  • Love Willing to Exercise Option if Traded to Warriors

    Basketball Insiders "According to a source with knowledge of the situation the Golden State Warriors are increasing their efforts to land Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love. Love has recently been linked to trade talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has even reached out and voiced his..." July 18

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    LeBron James has reached to tell Kevin Love of his desire for them to play together with the Cavaliers, front office sources tell Yahoo.

  • Cavs now willing to include Wiggins in Kevin Love deal

    The Morning Journal "Ever since LeBron James returned to Cleveland, talks have intensified for All-Star power forward Kevin Love. Rumors have surfaced that the Cavaliers wouldn’t include rookie swingman Andrew Wiggins in any possible deal for the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star. A league source said on July 17 that..." July 17

  • Timberwolves' Owner: I want Kevin Love with team this season

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is in Las Vegas. He's been dealt a hand in a game similar to poker, and Kevin Love is the high card. In an NBA TV interview during a Wolves summer league game Wednesday, Taylor said he wants the all-star power forward to play in Minnesota this season despite..." July 17

  • Cavs need to take next step, get Kevin Love

    Chronicle-Telegram "If I were Cavaliers general manager David Griffin, I’d do everything in my power to acquire Minnesota power forward Kevin Love — without trading 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins. But if I absolutely had to trade Wiggins, I would — at a later date. How’s that for straddling the..." July 17

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    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

    Since arriving at summer league, #TWolves and #Warriors have re-engaged in trade discussions for Kevin Love, I'm told.

  • 11d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    So look for Rockets to re-enter trade game for longtime Houston target Rajon Rondo as well as try to work their way into mix for Kevin Love

  • Wiggins' reps told no trade with Wolves including Love coming

    CBSSports.com "Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers won this year's draft lottery, there has been speculation that they might trade the No. 1 pick. They've said all the right things about keeping Andrew Wiggins since selecting him, but could he possibly be on the move? USA Today reported that his representatives..." July 10

  • Cavs discussed Kevin Love deal with LeBron's agent

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Cleveland Cavaliers outlined potential trade scenarios involving Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love with Rich Paul, LeBron James' agent, two sources told FOX Sports Ohio. The Cavs expressed to Paul that, after their discussions with the Timberwolves, doing a deal "would not be easy,"..." July 09

  • Danny Ainge still working on Kevin Love deal

    Boston Globe "On the opening night of free agency, the Celtics reached out to more than two dozen players, getting caught up in the open-market frenzy, expressing their admiration for players, many of whom they realized they never would sign. A week later, the Celtics are eerily quiet. They only have signed..." July 08

  • Warriors could try to acquire both Kevin Love and LeBron James

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors are still looking to trade for Kevin Love in order to set themselves up to make a run for free agent-to-be LeBron James, ESPN’s Chad Ford told ESPN LA 710 AM on Wednesday. “At the end of the day, I don’t think there’s a better Kevin Love deal for the Wolves than what the Warriors..." June 25

  • Cavs talked No. 1 for Kevin Love, he wouldn't commit to re-sign

    CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly discussed a deal involving Kevin Love and the No. 1 pick in Thursday's draft, but talks died because Love wouldn't commit to re-signing after the trade, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. The top pick would've been a..." June 25

  • Has Klay Thompson killed Kevin Love-Warriors trade?

    USA Today "As we've learned so many times before this time of year, trade talks are often dead until they're not dead. They always seem to have this wild way of coming back from the grave, like some sort of NBA version of The Walking Dead where general managers rise up and grab their cell phones just in time..." June 24

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    Ric Bucher @RicBucher

    Sources: KLove deal to Warriors is dead. Love "unlikely" now to be dealt before draft.

  • Warriors' pursuit of Kevin Love stalls

    ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors have hit an impasse in their trade pursuit of All-Star forward Kevin Love due to what is being described as an "organizational split" on the willingness to part with prized shooting guard Klay Thompson, according to sources close to the process. After it appeared that..." June 22

  • Analyst: Wizards should go for Love - even if cost is Beal

    CSN Washington "Earlier today we posted an article about Kevin Love trade rumors involving Klay Thompson with thoughts on how a similar deal involving the Wizards and Bradley Beal might work. The post included tweets from my friend and colleague Dan Feldman, who covers the NBA for ProBasketballTalk.com and runs..." June 21

  • Report: Lakers in talks to acquire Klay Thompson as part of Kevin Love deal

    Fox Sports West "The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week's draft, The Times has learned. The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love to the Warriors. The Lakers are interested but..." June 21

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    Jay King @ByJayKing

    .@WojYahooNBA told Sports Hub he thinks it's becoming more likely Minnesota will hold onto Love until deadline.

  • Report: Celtics will either get Kevin Love or likely trade Rajon Rondo

    Pro Basketball Talk "Their top player can become an unrestricted free agent in 2015, and he’s not pleased about missing the playoffs. No doubt, they should seriously address the situation this summer before it’s too late. The Timberwolves and Celtics are in the same boat. Kevin Love’s desire to escape Minnesota..." June 20

  • Warriors weigh massive deal for Kevin Love

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves are seeking a future first-round pick from the Golden State Warriors in addition to the rights to prized marksman Klay Thompson in Kevin Love trade talks, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Warriors, while they covet Love..." June 20

  • Warriors add Thompson to Love talks

    ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors have greatly increased their chances of acquiring All-Star forward Kevin Love by making sharpshooting swingman Klay Thompson available to the Minnesota Timberwolves in trade talks, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that Golden State,..." June 20

  • Celtics’ offer for Kevin Love not among three best

    Boston Globe "Though recent reports speculated that the Celtics could offer the Minnesota Timberwolves the most attractive package of players and draft picks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, league sources told the Globe Wednesday that other teams can and are expected to offer more enticing deals. “They’re..." June 19

  • Nuggets offer Faried, Chandler and to acquire Afflalo to trade for Kevin Love

    Pro Basketball Talk "We told you earlier today that Denver was in on the bidding for Kevin Love, a surprise new entrant in the bidding mix with Golden State, Chicago, Boston and likely a few others. The more interesting part is that the Timberwolves were looking for players, not just picks. What players would..." June 19

  • Report: Celtics' offer for Kevin Love 'probably the best'

    CBSSports.com "The Boston Celtics are offering the Minnesota Timberwolves a bunch of young players and draft picks for Kevin Love, and it might be enough to get a deal done, according to ESPN's Chad Ford: I continue to get strong signals that the Celtics are trying hard to use pick No. 6 and 17 along with..." June 18

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Had non-#Twolves league exec. suggest some Miami Love chatter. Point is this: bet there's a team we haven't thought about heavily involved.

  • 43d
    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    On the Kevin Love front, I'm told the Houston Rockets are pretty sure they're outgunned in terms of having the assets that Minnesota wants.

  • 43d
    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Love asked directly if the rumors are true he wants out. Hesitated then went with, "My agent is handling everything..." #twolves

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Timberwolves are discussing Kevin Love trade scenarios w/ teams, but made it clear deal's unlikely until they've hired a coach. sources say.

  • A New Big Three Coming To Boston?

    Rappler "It was just a couple of years back when the Boston Celtics were the main rivals of the Miami Heat for Eastern Conference supremacy, not the Indiana Pacers. Remember that seven-game barnburner in 2012 where the Heat beat the Celtics to make their second straight NBA finals and subsequently win..." June 04

  • Without Kevin Love, 'Timberwolves are in trouble,' Charles Barkley says

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Former NBA great Charles Barkley doesn't mince words, and Tuesday his reputation was reinforced when asked about the Timberwolves' possible future without all-star Kevin Love. "I think the Timberwolves are in trouble," Barkley, a TNT analyst, said in a conference call. Barkley has been in..." June 04

  • Report: Kevin Love prefers Warriors over Rockets if traded

    CBSSports.com "BleacherReport.com reports that Kevin Love's preferred destination in trade is still an evolving situation, but that if the choice were to come down to the Golden State Warriors or the Houston Rockets, Love would prefer the Warriors. The report emphasizes the roster as a major factor, since the..." June 03

  • While Timberwolves publicly talk about keeping Kevin Love, privately prepping for trade

    Pro Basketball Talk "Everything that happens in the next couple weeks on the Kevin Love trade front is window dressing, posturing, and the occasional smoke screen. Everyone is positioning themselves right now (even Love on his travels), talks are incredibly preliminary. Things get serious the week of the draft. Just..." June 03

  • Big Papi recruits Kevin Love for Celtics

    USA Today "Boston has launched a full-court press for Kevin Love. The self-proclaimed “City of Champions” continued their weekend courtship of the Minnesota Timberwolves forward, a courship which saw Love visit Fenway Park, get lunch at the Cask ‘n Flagon, and meet up with Rajon Rondo. For the finale,..." June 02

  • Timberwolves GM says they are going slow, not had any Kevin Love trade talks yet

    Pro Basketball Talk "Minnesota is going to take its time. With the NBA draft a month away, the Timberwolves are not rushing to find their new coach for next season. More importantly, while Kevin Love’s people have pushed for the team to trade him before July 1 according to reports, the team has not fielded any..." May 30

  • Wizards 'stealth' candidate for Love, whatever that means

    CSN Washington "Let's jump right in. Here is the Wizards rumor involving Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love from NBA.com's David Aldridge: Wiz are a stealth candidate for Kevin Love -- his father, Stan, who played for the then-Bullets in the early '70s, gave his son the middle name "Wesley," as in Wes..." May 28

  • Timberwolves willing to trade Kevin Love for Julius Randle or Noah Vonleh?

    Lakerholicz "When the Los Angeles Lakers failed to jump into the top three of the NBA Draft last week, many people felt that their chances of trading for Kevin Love died instantly. However, according to Darren Wolfson from 1500ESPN.com, the Minnesota Timberwolves may actually have their eye on a couple of..." May 28

  • Kings willing to trade for Kevin Love without assurance he'll re-sign

    Yahoo! Sports "The Sacramento Kings have let the Minnesota Timberwolves know they are interested in trading for All-Star forward Kevin Love – and the Kings would make a deal without any assurance from Love he'd re-sign with them, a league source told Yahoo Sports. The Kings are willing to give up their eighth..." May 27

  • For Cavs trading #1 pick for Kevin Love might help lure LeBron

    Akron Beacon Journal "Whenever the idea of LeBron James returning to the Cavs this summer was broached during the NBA predraft camp last week, personnel from around the league met the topic with a mixture of snickers, laughs, eye rolls and direct denials. “It’ll be a short conversation,” one agent said. “No thank..." May 23

  • Warriors feel they have a real shot at Kevin Love

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors think they have a legitimate chance of landing All-Star power forward Kevin Love. Don't laugh just yet. After Tuesday's news conference to introduce Steve Kerr as Golden State's head coach, some team sources confidently outlined their reasoning for being considered a top..." May 22

  • Lakers to make ‘monster’ push to trade for Love

    Lakers Nation "The trade rumors involving Kevin Love have kicked into high gear with the superstar letting the Minnesota Timberwolves he intends to test free agency in the summer of 2015. With Love intending to become a free agent, the Timberwolves will attempt to trade the veteran forward with plenty of..." May 20

  • Warriors don't want to include Thompson in Love deal

    San Jose Mercury News "Like rap legend LL Cool J, the Warriors need love. And not the kind that will mend the franchise after a bad breakup with its ousted head coach. But the kind that gobbles up rebounds and has range out to the 3-point line: Kevin Love. Realistically, the Warriors are not good enough to be an..." May 20

  • Ricky Rubio questions Kevin Love's leadership

    CBSSports.com "Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio spoke with French station Canal+, and in a leaked excerpt from a full interview, Rubio has some interesting comments about his teammate Kevin Love and his leadership. BasketAmericano has the full text. Here's the part that's causing a hubub, in context...." May 20

  • Kevin Love fits perfectly with Rockets

    Houston Chronicle "The news that Minnesota forward Kevin Love is looking for a better home isn't much of a surprise. Teams around the NBA have been anticipating this for a while. One of the league's most productive players in pretty much all categories except victories, Love has spent six years with the..." May 20

  • Kevin Love likes Warriors, Bulls

    ESPN.com "Kevin Love has made it clear to the Timberwolves that he intends to become an unrestricted free agent after next season and has no interest in a contract extension this summer to stay in Minnesota, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Although sources say Love has stopped short..." May 18

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