Kevin Love FC  #0

Current Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Born: Sep 7, 1988 (26 years old)

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-10 (208cm)     Weight: 243 (110kg)

Current Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Free Agent: PO-2015; UFA-2016

Draft Entry: 2008 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2008 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 5, Memphis Grizzlies

Draft Rights Trade: MEM to MIN, Jun 26, 2008

Pre-Draft Team: UCLA (Fr)

High School: Lake Oswego High School [Lake Oswego, Oregon (United States)]

Website: http://www.kl42.com/

Twitter: http://twitter.com/kevinlove

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/KevinLove42

MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/kevin-love

Kevin Love News

Kevin Love Plans To Opt In For $16.7M Player Option
Kevin Love said Tuesday that he plans to forgo free agency in 2015 and opt into his player option with the Cavaliers.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Blatt Clarifies 'Not Max Player Yet' Comment To Kevin Love, Media
Kevin Love acknowledged that David Blatt's comment created a stir but seemed to understand the explanation.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Cavaliers -26 Over 286 Minutes With Love-Irving Combo Minus LeBron
The Cavaliers have struggled this season with LeBron James out of the lineup.

Tom Haberstroh/ESPN

Blatt: Kevin Love's Not A Max Player Yet
David Blatt had an exchange with a reporter about why they're not winning despite still having Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in the lineup.

Blake Ellington/Sactown Royalty

Kevin Love: We Know Things Will Work Out For Cavaliers
The Cavaliers have tried not to panic despite a 19-18 record.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Kevin Love Sits In 4th Quarter For First Time Of Career
The Cavaliers used a smaller lineup during the fourth quarter of their win over the Magic.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wolves Would Have Kept Kevin Love Without Cavs' Trade
Flip Saunders said the Cavs' deal for Kevin Love was the only one on the table worth taking for Wolves.

Jon Krawczynski/AP

Kerr: Not Trading Klay Thompson For Love Has 'Worked Out'
The Warriors play the Wolves on Monday for the first time since their trade talks in the offseason regarding Kevin Love for Klay Thompson.

Diamond Leung/San Jose Mercury News

Kevin Love Plans On Staying With Cavs 'For A Long Time'
Kevin Love said he plans to remain with the Cavaliers for the foreseeable future.

Chris Mannix/Sports Illustrated

Kevin Love Denies Interest In Joining Lakers As Free Agent
Kevin Love denied a report that that he will consider opting out and signing with the Lakers next offseason.

Jason Lloyd/Akron Beacon Journal

Love: My Decision Was About Wanting To Win
Kevin Love wrote a first-person essay called "How I Spent My Summer Vacation", which details his trade from the Timberwolves to the Cavaliers.

The Players Tribune

Kevin Love Acknowledges He'll Need To Make Big Adjustments With Cavs
Kevin Love will play a different role with the Cavaliers than he has throughout his entire basketball career, using his size and shooting ability to stretch the floor.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Bosh: Transition Playing With LeBron Will Be Difficult For Love
Chris Bosh went from first option with the Raptors to third option with the Heat, which was a difficult transition as an offensive player.

Ethan Skolnick/Bleacher Report

Love: Taylor Should Focus On How He 'Got A Lot For Me'
As Kevin Love was traded to the Cavaliers, Wolves' owner Glen Taylor told a local radio station that his issues on defense and staying healthy may be an issue for his new team.

ESPN

Kevin Love Immediately Wanted To Play For Cavs After Call From LeBron
Kevin Love said Tuesday he currently has no plans to sign an extension with the Cavs, but plans on remaining long-term.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Gilbert Had Lengthy Meeting With Love Before Agreeing To Trade
The Cavaliers and Wolves reached agreement in principle weeks ago, but had to wait until Andrew Wiggins became eligible for a trade.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Love Chooses Jersey No. 0 With Cavaliers
Kevin Love wore No. 42 in his six seasons with the Timberwolves.

RealGM Staff Report

Cavaliers Acquire Kevin Love, Send Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett To Timberwolves In Three-Team Deal
The Cavaliers have acquired forward Kevin Love in a three-team trade.

RealGM Staff Report

Suns Made Last Ditch Bid For Love With Offer Of Eric Bledsoe
Eric Bledsoe has been seeking a five-year, $85 million max contract and would consider only a max deal in a sign-and-trade, which would be four years and $64 million.

Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Cavs Granted Permission To Speak To Love, No Deal In Place For New Contract
The Cavaliers and Kevin Love could not agree upon a long-term contract at this time under CBA rules.

Brian Windhorst, Marc Stein/ESPN

Kerr Prepared To Move Forward With Current Warriors' Roster
Steve Kerr admitted he did not have a reaction to the reported Kevin Love trade to the Cavaliers.

Diamond Leung/Bay Area News Group

Cavs, Wolves Agree Upon Kevin Love Trade
The Wolves will receive Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected 2015 first round pick from the Cavaliers for Kevin Love.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Cavs, Wolves Have 'Handshake' Deal In Place On Love, Wiggins Trade
The Cavaliers and Wolves have a "handshake" deal in place on a trade of Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN (via Michael Kaskey-Blomain)

Timberwolves Expect To Execute Kevin Love Deal By Aug. 23-24
The Timberwolves expect to trade Kevin Love by Aug. 23 or Aug. 24.

Charley Walters/Pioneer Press

Wolves Narrow Kevin Love Trade Talks Down To Cavaliers
The Wolves are currently engaged in serious Kevin Love talks with only the Cavaliers.

Marc Stein, Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Bulls Not Aggressively Pursuing Kevin Love Deal, Have Made No Formal Offers
Sources continue to indicate that the Bulls are not aggressively pursuing a trade for Kevin Love and have made no formal offers.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

Kevin Love Withdraws From USA Basketball
Sources said that Kevin Love couldn't risk injury at this point with trade talks in a sensitive place.

Jon Krawczynski/AP

Report: Knicks Offered Amar'e Stoudemire, Iman Shumpert, Tim Hardaway Jr. To Wolves For Kevin Love
The Timberwolves reportedly declined the Knicks' offer.

Chris Herring/Wall Street Journal

Cavaliers Remain In Lead For Kevin Love
Wolves' owner Glen Taylor is now believed to prefer Andrew Wiggins over Klay Thompson.

Marc Stein, Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Celtics Ready To Move On From Kevin Love Trade Talks
The Celtics have been unable to deliver an attractive enough proposal to the Wolves for Kevin Love.

A. Sherrod Blakely/Comcast

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