Kevin Love RUMORS & NEWS

  • Broken up with Wolves, Love talks commitment with Cavs

    Fox Sports North "The world's best, rather than a mess. Instead of Brew, Uncle Drew. Promises and affinity, rather than discourse and remorse. At its outset, Kevin Love's Cleveland tenure resembles everything his time in the Twin Cities wasn't. New hope abounds in the Land of 10,000 Lakes after the blockbuster..." September 09

  • Love to Wolves owner: Focus on your team

    ESPN.com "New Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has a message for Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor: Quit worrying about me and focus on your team instead. Love, appearing on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" on Wednesday morning, responded to comments made by Taylor, who said Tuesday that the..." August 27

  • Timberwolves owner rips Kevin Love following trade to Cleveland

    SB Nation "Taylor says he never wanted to trade Love, but he's quite happy with the return on the deal. Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor spoke out about the recent trade of franchise star Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers. More than that, he used it as a opportunity to criticize the three-time..." August 26

  • Another Love lost for Minnesota

    ESPN.com "We knew this was coming. Minnesota sports fans always know it’s coming. Watch one of the local teams long enough, and you'll see it: the bitter departure of a franchise superstar to a better, more functional team. Every market has its losers -- look at the Knicks -- but in Minnesota, we've come..." August 12

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    USA Basketball's Jerry Colangelo says there is still no plans to add Kevin Love to the roster.

  • Sources: Cavs have agreement to acquire Love, including contract commitment

    Yahoo! Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement in principle to send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected 2015 first-round draft pick, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Cleveland is making the deal with Minnesota with a..." August 08

  • Love to Cavs, Wiggins and Young to the Wolves and Bennett to 76ers?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Sixers are expected to be the third team involved in a trade that would send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN. Windhorst was less clear about what the Sixers would be receiving back,..." August 05

  • Cavs, Wolves trade involving Love, Wiggins matter of when, not if

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sources briefed on the situation. After..." July 31

  • Report: Timberwolves told Kevin Love to sit out the World Cup

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Love took the heat for withdrawing from Team USA, but it might not have been just his decision. Despite their posturing, the Timberwolves are reportedly set on trading Love. They don’t want him getting injured before they can complete a deal, and they have to wait for the Cavaliers to be..." July 29

  • Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry don't believe Golden State will break up backcourt duo for Kevin Love

    Yahoo! Sports "Klay Thompson is confident he will still be with the Golden State Warriors next season amid the Kevin Love trade talk. The Warriors have spoken with the Minnesota Timberwolves about acquiring Love, but also have strong competition from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics and..." July 28

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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