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Report: Knicks Offered Amar'e Stoudemire, Iman Shumpert, Tim Hardaway Jr. To Wolves For Kevin Love

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.

Via Chris Herring/Wall Street Journal

Cavaliers Remain In Lead For Kevin Love

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.

Via Marc Stein, Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Andrew Wiggins Signs Rookie Contract With Cavs

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Celtics Ready To Move On From Kevin Love Trade Talks

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.

Via A. Sherrod Blakely/Comcast

Report: Bulls Offer Gibson, McDermott, Mirotic To Wolves For Kevin Love

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.

Via Chris Sheridan/Sheridan Hoops

Cavaliers Trying To Acquire Non-Guaranteed Contract To Flip For Love

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.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Bulls Enter Kevin Love Trade Talks

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.

Via Marc Stein, Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Robbie Hummel Re-Signs With Timberwolves

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.

Via Nathan Baird/Lafayette Journal&Courier

Cavs Reportedly Offering Wiggins, Bennett For Kevin Love

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.

Via Chris Broussard/ESPN

Cavs Willing To Include Wiggins In Offer To Wolves For Love

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.

Via Chris Broussard/ESPN

Minnesota Timberwolves Archives

Warriors, Wolves Continue Kevin Love Talks With Thompson Serving As Impasse

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.

Rubio's Agent Seeking Five-Year Max Contract From Wolves

Ricky Rubio's agent, Dan Fegan, is seeking a five-year max contract.

Rival Execs Split On Whether Cavs Should Trade Wiggins For Love

Jeff Goodman polled 12 NBA executives about whether the Cleveland Cavaliers should offer Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love.

Evan Turner Receives Interest From Celtics, Wolves

Evan Turner has found his market to be tepid in free agency.

Rockets To Pursue Trade For Rajon Rondo Or Kevin Love

The Rockets hope to acquire another star player via trade after Chris Bosh decided to stay with the Heat.

Blatt: Cavaliers Won't Trade Andrew Wiggins

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.

Warriors Still Not Willing To Include Thompson For Love

The Warriors are withholding Klay Thompson from their trade offer for Kevin Love, instead offering David Lee and Harrison Barnes.

Kevin Love Willing To Commit Long-Term To Cavs If Traded

Kevin Love is seeking a trade this offseason ahead of his 2015 free agency.

Cavs Tell Wiggins He Won't Be Traded For Love, Working On Alternatives

Andrew Wiggins has been rumored to be a necessary piece should the Cavaliers trade with the Wolves with Kevin Love.

Cavaliers Working On Kevin Love Trade

The Cavaliers are pursuing a trade for Kevin Love, which would be contingent on the team signing LeBron James.

Lakers, Bulls, Mavericks, Timberwolves Have Secondary Interest In Chandler Parsons

The Lakers, Bulls, Mavericks and Timberwolves have secondary interest in Chandler Parsons, according to a source.

Iguodala: Warriors Shouldn't Trade Klay Thompson

Andre Iguodala believes the Warriors should not include Klay Thompson in a trade for Kevin Love.

Warriors, Wolves Continue Kevin Love Trade Talks

The Warriors and Wolves are contemplating a trade of Klay Thompson and David Lee for Kevin Love and Kevin Martin.

Warriors Believe Trade For Love Would Make Them Viable For LeBron

The Warriors believe a core of Kevin Love and Stephen Curry would be appealing to LeBron James.

Kevin Love Uninterested In Re-Signing With Cavs Amid Talks For No. 1 Pick

Kevin Love made clear that he would not re-sign with the Cavaliers and that has killed talks.

Warriors Concerned Upgrading From Lee To Love Not Worth Trading Thompson

The Warriors continue to be reluctant in including Klay Thompson in their trade package for Kevin Love.

Kevin Love Trade Talks Between Wolves, Warriors Now Dead

Kevin Love is unlikely to be dealt by the Wolves before Thursday's draft.

Bulls Offering Gibson, Snell, Two Picks To Wolves For Kevin Love

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.

Kerr, West Voice Opposition To Warriors Trading Away Thompson

The Warriors have an "organizational split" on whether to trade Klay Thompson in a package that would acquire Kevin Love.

Lakers Discuss Acquiring Klay Thompson As Part Of Three-Team Deal

The Lakers are in talks to acquire Klay Thompson for their No. 7 overall pick in the NBA draft.
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