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Kevin Love
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16.8 10.5 2.3
Team: ClevelandHeight: 6-10 Born: 9/7/1988
Position: F-CWeight: 243 Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
College: UCLADraft: 1st Round 5th pick by Grizzlies (2008)


Latest News
Dec. 17 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET22:11 GMT6:11 3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST2:11 UAE (+1)23:1117:11 ET4:11 PM CT20:11 - Love, who missed the team's morning shootaround with flu-like symptoms, will play against Atlanta.
Analysis: Love is averaging 17.8 points and 10.5 rebounds in 23 games. He grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds and scored 22 points in Monday's win over Charlotte. Love has 13 double doubles this season.
Dec. 16 10:01 PM PT11:01 PM MT12:01 AM CT1:01 AM ET6:01 GMT14:01 11:01 PM MST1:01 AM EST10:01 UAE07:011:01 ET12:01 AM CT4:01 - Love finished with 22 points and 18 rebounds in Monday's win over Charlotte.
Analysis: Love's rebounding numbers are coming along. After being limited to 9.4 in his first 14 games, he's averaging 12.1 over his last nine.
Dec. 12 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:060:06 ET11:06 PM CT3:06 - Love matched a season-high with 16 rebounds Thursday in Cleveland's loss to Oklahoma City.
Analysis: With LeBron James sidelined, Love played a bigger role for the Cavaliers, tallying 18 points as well.
Dec. 3 11:25 PM PT12:25 AM MT1:25 AM CT2:25 AM ET7:25 GMT15:25 12:25 AM MST2:25 AM EST11:25 UAE08:252:25 ET1:25 AM CT5:25 - Love had 27 points and 10 rebounds in a 111-108 win over Milwaukee on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Love had a season-high 28 points Saturday against Indiana and is averaging 25.3 in the last three games while making 26 of 39 shots (66.7 percent).
Nov. 30 10:28 PM PT11:28 PM MT12:28 AM CT1:28 AM ET6:28 GMT14:28 11:28 PM MST1:28 AM EST10:28 UAE07:281:28 ET12:28 AM CT4:28 - Love scored a season-high 28 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Indiana Pacers 109-97 on Saturday night.
Analysis: Love, who came into the game averaging 16.5 points, scored 16 in the first quarter. He made his first five shots, including two 3-pointers. Love, who also had 10 rebounds, was 9 for 13 from the field. The Cleveland forward has a combined 49 points in his last two games after totaling 53 in his prior four contests.
Nov. 27 10:22 PM PT11:22 PM MT12:22 AM CT1:22 AM ET6:22 GMT14:22 11:22 PM MST1:22 AM EST10:22 UAE07:221:22 ET12:22 AM CT4:22 - Love scored 21 and was 7 of 10 from the field in Wednesday's 113-87 win over Washington.
Analysis: Love matched a season low with only five rebounds, but his 29 minutes also marked his fewest of the season in the blowout victory.
Nov. 23 10:50 PM PT11:50 PM MT12:50 AM CT1:50 AM ET6:50 GMT14:50 11:50 PM MST1:50 AM EST10:50 UAE07:501:50 ET12:50 AM CT4:50 - Love had a season-high 23 points in Saturday's loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Fantasy owners are surely hoping this is a sign of things to come for Love, who's averaging just 16.5 points. He's also pulling down just 9.9 boards per game, his lowest mark since averaging 9.1 as a rookie in 08-09.
Nov. 20 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET6:02 GMT14:02 11:02 PM MST1:02 AM EST10:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Love was held to a season-low 10 points in a 92-90 loss to San Antonio on Wednesday.
Analysis: The Cleveland forward missed eight of 12 shots and is shooting 38.9 percent in his first 10 games this season. He's averaging 16.7 points, his fewest since his second season in the league, 2009-10.
Nov. 18 10:03 PM PT11:03 PM MT12:03 AM CT1:03 AM ET6:03 GMT14:03 11:03 PM MST1:03 AM EST10:03 UAE07:031:03 ET12:03 AM CT4:03 - Love had 20 points and 11 rebounds in Monday's surprising loss to Denver.
Analysis: Love is averaging 17.4 points and 10.3 boards, way down from from last season's marks of 26.1 and 12.5.
Nov. 15 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST9:04 UAE06:040:04 ET11:04 PM CT3:04 - Love had 12 points and 15 boards Friday.
Analysis: Love was a pathetic 2-of-10 from the floor and his field-goal percentage is an embarrassing 37.2 percent. He needs to step it up for owners.
Nov. 8 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET5:13 GMT13:13 10:13 PM MST12:13 AM EST9:13 UAE06:130:13 ET11:13 PM CT3:13 - Love had 19 points and eight boards Friday.
Analysis: Love now has gone two straight games without a double-double in a major blow for fantasy owners.
Nov. 1 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET4:44 GMT12:44 9:44 PM MST11:44 PM EST8:44 UAE05:440:44 ET10:44 PM CT2:44 - Love had 16 points on a rough 5-for-17 shooting night Friday against the Bulls, though he also hauled in 16 rebounds and recorded four steals.
Analysis: Love is a tremendous asset both in real life and in fantasy because even when he struggles with his shot, 10-plus rebounds are all but a guarantee.
Oct. 31 10:56 PM PT11:56 PM MT12:56 AM CT1:56 AM ET5:56 GMT13:56 10:56 PM MST12:56 AM EST9:56 UAE06:561:56 ET11:56 PM CT3:56 - Love had 19 points and 14 rebounds in his Cleveland debut, a 95-90 loss to the New York Knicks on Thursday.
Analysis: Love has averaged 17.9 points in the last five seasons against Cleveland's next opponent, Chicago. That's tied for his second-lowest versus any opponent. He's also shot 40.2 percent in those games, his third-worst mark since 2009-10.
Oct. 28 11:54 AM PT12:54 PM MT1:54 PM CT2:54 PM ET18:54 GMT2:54 11:54 AM MST1:54 PM EST22:54 UAE19:5414:54 ET12:54 PM CT16:54 - Love was hit in the ribs Tuesday and taken out of practice as a precaution.
Analysis: Love was not on the court when media members were allowed in for the end of Cleveland's workout. Cavs coach David Blatt said Love, acquired this summer in a blockbuster trade from Minnesota, ''got banged a little bit.''
Oct. 17 8:19 AM PT9:19 AM MT10:19 AM CT11:19 AM ET15:19 GMT23:19 8:19 AM MST10:19 AM EST19:19 UAE17:1911:19 ET10:19 AM CT14:19 - Love will not play in Friday's preseason tilt against Dallas.
Analysis: Coach David Blatt wants to rest Love, who has played in all four preseason games but was bothered by a stiff neck after a collision in Wednesday night's game in Cincinnati.
Aug. 7 8:22 AM PT9:22 AM MT10:22 AM CT11:22 AM ET15:22 GMT23:22 8:22 AM MST10:22 AM EST19:22 UAE17:2211:22 ET10:22 AM CT14:22 - Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that's been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days.
Analysis: Love, arguably the game's best power forward, is headed from Minnesota to Cleveland, where he will join James and instantly make the Cavs an NBA title favorite, two persons with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.
July 18 6:32 AM PT7:32 AM MT8:32 AM CT9:32 AM ET13:32 GMT21:32 6:32 AM MST8:32 AM EST17:32 UAE15:329:32 ET8:32 AM CT12:32 - The Cavaliers continue to pursue Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love.
Analysis: The latest development is that No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins could be included in a blockbuster deal.
July 15 11:41 AM PT12:41 PM MT1:41 PM CT2:41 PM ET18:41 GMT2:41 11:41 AM MST1:41 PM EST22:41 UAE20:4114:41 ET1:41 PM CT17:41 - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have restarted trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love. The person requested anonymity because both teams are not publicly commenting on trade discussions.
Analysis: The two teams had been going back and forth with proposals involving Love since before the draft. But the Warriors' reluctance to include shooting guard Klay Thompson in any package to Minnesota was considered a deal-breaker for the Timberwolves.

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