Strike the early discontinuation of Andrew Wiggins Cleveland Cavaliers jerseys from the list of NBA conspiracy theories. In the wake of the Wiggins jersey mania fueling speculation that the Cavs and Minnesota Timberwolves had already agreed on a Kevin Love trade, a league spokesman suggested to NBC Sports that the “discontinuation” of the rookie’s uniform was mere coincidence. Read More »
/ Aug 5, 2014 / 10:15 am
It seems the Kevin Love to Cleveland trade rumors aren’t just rumors. According to Brian Windhorst on ESPN radio this morning, the two teams have a “handshake agreement” to send Love to the Cavs in exchange for Andrew Wiggins. Of course, they can’t finalize the paperwork until August 23, the end of the 30-day window after Wiggins signed his rookie deal with Cleveland. Read More »
/ Aug 4, 2014 / 11:45 am
The Cavaliers are expected to acquire Kevin Love before the start of next season, but one Cavs fan could not wait that long to express his excitement at the potential acquisition of the Timberwolves’ all-star forward. So he went ahead and got a tattoo of LeBron James and Love on his back. There was one slight problem, aside from the fact that, you know, Love is still with the Timberwolves.
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/ Aug 3, 2014 / 5:15 pm
It’s never seemed more likely that Minnesota Timberwolves superstar Kevin Love will be dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Despite that awkward reality, presumptive trade centerpiece Andrew Wiggins still hasn’t been informed a swap is forthcoming. Read More »
The Minnesota Timberwolves have retreated from their public stance that they’re comfortable letting Kevin Love become a free agent next summer. Team owner Glen Taylor told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the stranded superstar will “most likely” be traded by the end of this month. Read More »
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves can’t complete a Kevin Love trade that involves Andrew Wiggins until August 23. The number one pick in the draft signed his rookie contract with the Cavs on July 24, prohibiting him from being dealt for at least 30 days. But reports continue to surface that make a Wiggins-Love trade appear imminent, and that the NBA Store has discontinued the rookie’s Cleveland uniform only adds fuel to that fire. Read More »
When USA Basketball announced last week that Kevin Love had withdrawn from consideration for the FIBA World Cup team, the justification given was due to his “current status.” Despite no confirmed change in Love’s tenuous position with the Minnesota Timberwolves, national team managing director Jerry Colangelo said today “it’s possible” that he’ll play for the United States in Spain later this month. Read More »
Various reports over the last week had the Bulls and Warriors as possible landing spots for Kevin Love, but it is now believed — according to Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst of ESPN — the Cavs remain the only team the Timberwolves were talking to on Wednesday about a possible Love swap before the end of August, but after the August 23 date when No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins becomes available to involve in the package. Read More »
Zach LaVine is quickly becoming the most exciting player of this year’s NBA draft class. Born in Renton, Washington, LaVine made his inaugural appearance at the Seattle Pro-Am All-Star Game this weekend, where his interplanetary athleticism was on full display.
The Minnesota Timberwolves rookie sat down with Dime after the game to chat about all sorts of topics, like his love for the television show Castle, how Smush Parker influenced him as a dunker (no, really), the ongoing Kevin Love rumors, his Draft night controversy, and more. Read More »
In a development sparking internet rumors of an imminent Kevin Love trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Anthony Bennett was pulled from a Toronto pro-am. Further stoking the fire? Bennett and Love are represented by the same agent, Jeff Schwartz. Read More »