Jul 26, 2014 12:54 AM EDT
The New York Knicks recently offered the Minnesota Timberwolves a package of Amar'e Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Iman Shumpert for Kevin Love, according to a source.
The Timberwolves reportedly declined the offer.
Hardaway has good value around the NBA, but Shumpert could be in line for a raise once his rookie contract ends and Stoudemire has one season left on his big contract.
The Knicks could offer Love a maximum contract if he becomes a free agent next offseason.
Jul 25, 2014 10:32 AM EDT
The Cleveland Cavaliers' offer for Kevin Love is presently higher on the Minnesota Timberwolves' wish list than any other team's.
The Chicago Bulls are also interested in Love, while the Golden State Warriors remain involved. The Cavaliers have seemed most motivated to complete a trade, as the Warriors have held Klay Thompson out of talks and the Bulls initially pursued Carmelo Anthony in free agency.
The Cavaliers are offering Andrew Wiggins, though he now can't be traded before Aug. 23.
Wolves' owner Glen Taylor is now believed to prefer Wiggins over Thompson.
Love initially had the Warriors and Bulls atop his wish list, but the arrival of LeBron James has put the Cavaliers on equal footing.
Jul 24, 2014 4:04 PM EDT
The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Andrew Wiggins to his rookie contract.
Wiggins' deal starts at the rookie scale of $5.5 million.
Wiggins cannot be traded for at least 30 days. Wiggins has been mentioned in trade rumors involving Kevin Love.
Jul 24, 2014 12:23 PM EDT
The Boston Celtics are ready to all but move on from their pursuit of Kevin Love with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls engaged in talks.
Danny Ainge has targeted a trade for Love over the past few months.
"The more teams step up and show interest in Love, the further Boston falls in the pack," a source said on Wednesday. "Danny's a smart guy. He knows when to keep pushing for something and when to move on."
The Celtics have a huge stockpile of draft assets, but teams seem to be preferring somewhat proven young talent.
Jul 23, 2014 11:08 AM EDT
The Chicago Bulls have reportedly offered Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.
The trade could not be completed until next month because McDermott and Mirotic just signed their rookie contracts.
The source contends that the Wolves believe this trade offer is better than the Cleveland Cavaliers' offer of Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a No. 1 pick. But the Cavaliers could beat the offer by including a second future No. 1 pick.
The Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics remain interested in Love as well.
Jul 22, 2014 3:53 PM EDT
The Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in acquiring non-guaranteed contracts to help them in their efforts to make a trade for Kevin Love.
The Minnesota Timberwolves would obtain salary cap relief from the Cavaliers.
The Wolves would like to unload the contracts of Kevin Martin and J.J. Barea.
The Cavaliers are offering a package built around Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett.
Jul 22, 2014 1:41 PM EDT
The Chicago Bulls have entered the Kevin Love trade talks with a package offered to the Minnesota Timberwolves believed to be centered around Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler.
The Bulls shelved their interest in Love while pursuing Carmelo Anthony.
The Bulls and Golden State Warriors were intially believed to be Love's preferred destinations, but he's now interested in the Cleveland Cavaliers following their signing of LeBron James.
The Cavaliers remain the favorites to trade for Love, offering Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first round pick. The Warriors have remained determined not to trade Klay Thompson in a deal for Love.
Cleveland is increasingly optimistic that a deal will be accepted by the Wolves.
Jul 22, 2014 9:20 AM EDT
Robbie Hummel has re-signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Hummel's deal will reportedly be for one year at his minimum.
Hummel averaged 3.4 points and 2.5 rebounds over 12.4 minutes in 53 games with the Timberwolves last season.
Jul 18, 2014 6:11 PM EDT
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves continue to discuss a Kevin Love trade.
The Cavaliers are willing to trade away Andrew Wigginsa and Anthony Bennett to the Wolves for Love. One source said the Cavaliers are even willing to trade a first round pick next year.
A trade was nearing completion at one point, but the Wolves want more than the Cavaliers' current offer.
The Wolves are also engaged in talks with the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors have been unwilling to include Klay Thompson, instead offering Harrison Barnes along with David Lee.
Jul 18, 2014 3:45 AM EDT
The Cleveland Cavaliers are now interested in including Andrew Wiggins in their trade proposal to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.
Wiggins was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.
The Cavaliers and Wolves have been engaged in discussions since LeBron James made his announcement last week.
James has reportedly reached out to Love since the Cavaliers' change of thinking in making Wiggins available.
The Wolves have also been in talks with the Golden State Warriors.
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Jul 15, 2014 | Marc Stein/ESPN
Glen Taylor and Joe Lacob have maintained a level of dialogue and a deal would be done by now if the Warriors relented on including Klay Thompson, which has been at the behest of Steve Kerr.
Ricky Rubio's agent, Dan Fegan, is seeking a five-year max contract.
Jeff Goodman polled 12 NBA executives about whether the Cleveland Cavaliers should offer Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love.
Evan Turner has found his market to be tepid in free agency.
Jul 14, 2014 | Marc Stein/ESPN
The Rockets hope to acquire another star player via trade after Chris Bosh decided to stay with the Heat.
The Cavaliers are interested in trading for Kevin Love, but David Blatt said there's no chance of the team including Andrew Wiggins in any offers.
The Warriors are withholding Klay Thompson from their trade offer for Kevin Love, instead offering David Lee and Harrison Barnes.
Jul 11, 2014 | Marc Stein/ESPN
Kevin Love is seeking a trade this offseason ahead of his 2015 free agency.
Andrew Wiggins has been rumored to be a necessary piece should the Cavaliers trade with the Wolves with Kevin Love.
The Cavaliers are pursuing a trade for Kevin Love, which would be contingent on the team signing LeBron James.
The Lakers, Bulls, Mavericks and Timberwolves have secondary interest in Chandler Parsons, according to a source.
Andre Iguodala believes the Warriors should not include Klay Thompson in a trade for Kevin Love.
The Warriors and Wolves are contemplating a trade of Klay Thompson and David Lee for Kevin Love and Kevin Martin.
The Warriors believe a core of Kevin Love and Stephen Curry would be appealing to LeBron James.
Kevin Love made clear that he would not re-sign with the Cavaliers and that has killed talks.
The Warriors continue to be reluctant in including Klay Thompson in their trade package for Kevin Love.
Kevin Love is unlikely to be dealt by the Wolves before Thursday's draft.
Jun 23, 2014 | Chad Ford/ESPN
The Bulls are offering Taj Gibson, Tony Snell, plus the No. 16 and No. 19 picks in this week's draft to the Wolves for Kevin Love.
The Warriors have an "organizational split" on whether to trade Klay Thompson in a package that would acquire Kevin Love.
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