TAG: Kevin Love

Smack / Jul 22, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Jason Whitlock: “Wiggins and Canadian Athletes Don’t Want It As Much”

Andrew Wiggins

In an appearance on Keith Olbermann‘s show last night, ESPN columnist Jason Whitlock was asked about whether the Cavs should trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. While answering, he took the time to espouse his opinions on Canadian athletes in general. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 21, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Andrew Wiggins, Kevin Love Talks Reach Impasse Again

Andrew Wiggins

It’s been a peculiar start to Andrew Wiggins’ professional career. As news of LeBron James’ prodigal return to Cleveland caused a ripple effect throughout the league during the height of the free agent frenzy, it also unexpectedly rendered Wiggins’ future with the team that drafted him number one overall increasingly uncertain. Read More »

NBA / Jul 21, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Mike Krzyzewski: “I’d Trade For Kevin Love”

Kevin Love

The decision for legendary Duke University and Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski is an easy one: If he were the Cleveland Cavaliers, he’d trade for Kevin Love without “one second of hesitancy.” Read More »

Smack / Jul 20, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Celtics Owner Says Team Hoped To Make Bigger Moves This Summer

Wyc Grousbeck

The Boston Celtics seem like they’re still in the running for Kevin Love, but owner Wyc Grousbeck appears to have already moved on from the dream of acquiring him. According to WEEI 93.7 in Boston, Grousbeck says the Celtics “definitely hoped to try to make bigger moves this offseason.” Read More »

NBA / Jul 18, 2014 / 6:45 pm

Report: Cavs Offering Wiggins, Bennett & First Rounder For Love

Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins

League sources tell ESPN the Cavs have offered up Andrew Wigginslike we told you about yesterday – as well as the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Anthony Bennett. The Cavs are also said to be including next year’s first-round pick for Kevin Love, a player LeBron James is hoping joins him in Cleveland, signs an extension and they all live happily ever after bringing Cleveland it’s first title.. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 18, 2014 / 3:15 pm

What’s all the Fuss About Rockets GM Daryl Morey?

Daryl Morey

So often we toss around terms like genius and savant without stopping to check the accuracy of such hyperbolic qualifying nouns. We take brilliant men and women and put them on a pedestal without continuing to make sure their performance in a given field matches the effusive praise. Incidentally, the popular conception of Rockets general manager Daryl Morey as a team-builder of the highest order has only recently started to be questioned. Read More »

Smack / Jul 18, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Of Course LeBron Wants Kevin Love In Cleveland

LeBron James, Kevin Love

A popular sentiment offered by league executives, agents, and analysts at Las Vegas Summer League: “David Griffin might be GM of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but LeBron James is calling the shots.” With news that James has reached out to Kevin Love to express his desire to play with the Minnesota Timberwolves’ stranded superstar dominating headlines, it seems only a matter of time before the Cleveland Cavaliers have their new Big Three. And though playing with an athlete like the mouth-wateringly tantalizing Andrew Wiggins has obvious benefits, it’s still abundantly clear why LeBron has dreams of teaming with Love. Read More »

NBA / Jul 17, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Report: Cavs Now Offering Wiggins In Deal For Love

Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving

The domino effect since LeBron James announced he was going back to Cleveland has been extraordinary, never more so than with the Cavs themselves. Sharpshooters Mike Miller and James Jones signed with Cleveland, and now it appears 2014 No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins has been included in Cleveland’s latest offer to acquire Kevin Love from the Timberwolves. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 14, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Rockets Will Go After Rondo & Love

Rajon Rondo

The Houston Rockets whiffed on Chris Bosh after he decided to go back to Miami for a longer max deal with larger yearly raises; they chose not to match Dallas’ sweetheart offer for Chandler Parsons, instead signing Trevor Ariza. Now comes word they’re still looking to make a splash by acquiring either Rajon Rondo or Kevin Love this summer. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 13, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Cavs Coach Blatt: Wiggins “Not Going Anywhere”

Andrew Wiggins

The Cleveland Cavaliers already scored the biggest coup of the summer in coaxing LeBron James home, but it’s apparent they still have hopes of acquiring another superstar: Kevin Love. Cleveland has already offered the Minnesota Timberwolves a trade package for the stranded big man, one which the ‘Wolves refused because it didn’t include prized rookie Andrew Wiggins. And though the Cavs will continue to pursue Love, coach David Blatt made it clear yesterday that Wiggins will be in Cleveland for the long-haul. Read More »