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Kevin Love
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Team: ClevelandHeight: 6-10 Born: 9/7/1988
Position: F-CWeight: 251 Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
College: UCLADraft: 1st Round 5th pick by Grizzlies (2008)


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June 5 6:02 PM PT7:02 PM MT8:02 PM CT9:02 PM ET1:02 GMT9:02 6:02 PM MST8:02 PM EST5:02 UAE (+1)03:0221:02 ET8:02 PM CT0:02 - Love was ruled out of Game 3 of the NBA Finals due to a concussion despite taking part in a portion of the Cleveland Cavaliers' shootaround Wednesday morning.
Analysis: Love has been following the league's concussion protocol since he was diagnosed with the head injury during Game 2, a result of him taking an elbow to the back of the head from Warriors forward Harrison Barnes. According to the protocol, Love is required to gradually increase his physical activity and remain symptom free before he can be cleared.
June 3 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST8:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CT3:15 - Love contributed 17 points and 13 rebounds in Thursday's loss at Golden State in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. He also knocked down a pair of 3-pointers.
Analysis: Love has averaged 20.7 points and 9 rebounds while hitting 9 of 17 from beyond the arc over his last three games.
May 28 9:37 PM PT10:37 PM MT11:37 PM CT12:37 AM ET4:37 GMT12:37 9:37 PM MST11:37 PM EST8:37 UAE06:370:37 ET11:37 PM CT3:37 - Love had another solid effort Friday with 20 points and 12 rebounds in Friday's 113-87 win at Toronto. The win gave Cleveland its second consecutive Eastern Conference championship.
Analysis: Love has totaled 45 points on 13-of-21 shooting in the past two games after scored a combined 13 on 5-of-23 shooting in the previous two.
May 23 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST7:16 UAE (+1)05:1623:16 ET10:16 PM CT2:16 - The Cavaliers will have to find a way to get Love back on track after he finished with 10 points on 4-of-14 shooting in a Game 4 loss at Toronto.
Analysis: Love has totaled 13 points on 5-of-23 shooting in the last two games - both Cleveland defeats.
May 21 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)05:3323:33 ET10:33 PM CT2:33 - Love struggled with three points on 1-of-9 shooting in Saturday's 99-84 loss at Toronto in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Analysis: Since totaling 48 points and hitting 13 of 27 from 3-point range in the final two games against Atlanta, Love has averaged 12 points on 40 percent shooting in his last three.
May 7 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Love stepped up with 21 points and 15 rebounds in Friday's 121-108 win at Atlanta in Game 3.
Analysis: Love is averaging 17.7 points while hitting 20 of 48 from 3-point range in seven playoff games.
Apr. 23 10:49 PM PT11:49 PM MT12:49 AM CT1:49 AM ET5:49 GMT13:49 10:49 PM MST12:49 AM EST9:49 UAE07:491:49 ET12:49 AM CT4:49 - Love contributed 20 points and 12 rebounds to Friday's Game 3 win at Detroit in the Eastern Conference's opening round.
Analysis: After a pedestrian regular season, Love is turning it up so far in the playoffs. He's averaging 21.3 points and 11.7 boards to help Cleveland take a 3-0 series lead.
Apr. 13 3:43 PM PT4:43 PM MT5:43 PM CT6:43 PM ET22:43 GMT6:43 3:43 PM MST5:43 PM EST2:43 UAE (+1)00:4318:43 ET5:43 PM CT21:43 - The Cavaliers are holding out Love, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and J.R. Smith for Wednesday's regular-season finale against Detroit.
Analysis: The move is entirely expected with Cleveland having locked up the East's No. 1 seed and set to face the Pistons in the opening round of the playoffs.
Apr. 10 5:00 AM PT6:00 AM MT7:00 AM CT8:00 AM ET12:00 GMT20:00 5:00 AM MST7:00 AM EST16:00 UAE14:008:00 ET7:00 AM CT11:00 - Love had 20 points and 13 rebounds Saturday.
Analysis: He has 43 points in two games.
Apr. 6 7:10 PM PT8:10 PM MT9:10 PM CT10:10 PM ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST6:10 UAE (+1)04:1022:10 ET9:10 PM CT1:10 - Love had 23 points and five rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: Make it four straight games without a double-double for Love, who needs to hit the glass harder for fantasy owners.
Mar. 31 6:22 PM PT7:22 PM MT8:22 PM CT9:22 PM ET1:22 GMT9:22 6:22 PM MST8:22 PM EST5:22 UAE (+1)03:2221:22 ET8:22 PM CT0:22 - Love posted 19 points and 10 rebounds Thursday.
Analysis: Make it five straight double-doubles for the former Minnesota star.
Mar. 21 2:37 PM PT3:37 PM MT4:37 PM CT5:37 PM ET21:37 GMT5:37 2:37 PM MST4:37 PM EST1:37 UAE (+1)22:3717:37 ET3:37 PM CT20:37 - Love was back in the starting lineup Wednesday night.
Analysis: Love sat out Monday's beatdown of Denver with an unspecified illness.
Mar. 17 10:38 PM PT11:38 PM MT12:38 AM CT1:38 AM ET5:38 GMT13:38 10:38 PM MST12:38 AM EST9:38 UAE06:381:38 ET11:38 PM CT4:38 - Love posted 23 points and 18 rebounds in Wednesday's win over Dallas.
Analysis: His long-awaited big game came with LeBron James held out for rest purposes. Love averaged a modest 12.9 points and 8.0 rebounds over his previous seven games.
Mar. 10 6:06 PM PT7:06 PM MT8:06 PM CT9:06 PM ET2:06 GMT10:06 7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST6:06 UAE (+1)03:0621:06 ET8:06 PM CT1:06 - Love was back with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday in Los Angeles as he played in front of superstars Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar.
Analysis: Love was scratched from the Cleveland Cavaliers' lineup against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night because of discomfort and swelling in his knees.
Mar. 4 8:09 AM PT9:09 AM MT10:09 AM CT11:09 AM ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST20:09 UAE17:0911:09 ET10:09 AM CT15:09 - Love won't play against Washington on Friday, part of Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue's plans to rest his starters.
Analysis: Love will sit out Friday's game against the Wizards, who beat the Cavs on Sunday when LeBron James sat out. The Cavs, who lead the Eastern Conference by two games over Toronto heading into the weekend, will play three games in the next four days. They host Boston on Saturday night.
Feb. 29 1:58 PM PT2:58 PM MT3:58 PM CT4:58 PM ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST1:58 UAE (+1)22:5816:58 ET3:58 PM CT20:58 - Love has a sore leg.
Analysis: Love's status for Monday is not clear.
Feb. 22 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET4:28 GMT12:28 9:28 PM MST11:28 PM EST8:28 UAE05:2823:28 ET10:28 PM CT3:28 - Love had 24 points in Monday's loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Love's 53-point two-game total is his third best of the season.
Feb. 21 6:06 PM PT7:06 PM MT8:06 PM CT9:06 PM ET2:06 GMT10:06 7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST6:06 UAE (+1)03:0621:06 ET8:06 PM CT1:06 - Love had 29 points and 11 rebounds in Sunday's win in Oklahoma City.
Analysis: Love has averaged 22.0 points on 50.0 percent with 13.0 rebounds in his last two games after managing 10.3 points on 29.3 percent in his previous four.
Feb. 18 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST8:42 UAE05:4223:42 ET10:42 PM CT2:42 - Love had 15 points and 15 rebounds in Thursday's win over Chicago.
Analysis: It was a nice response after staying put in Cleveland through the trade deadline, particularly after managing 10.3 points on 29.3 percent in his previous four games.
Feb. 6 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CT3:36 - Love will miss Saturday's game against New Orleans due to a left thigh bruise.
Analysis: He sustained the injury during the third quarter of Friday's loss to Boston. Love had started each of Cleveland's first 49 games.
Jan. 30 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST9:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - Love scored 29 points with six rebounds in Friday's win at Detroit.
Analysis: The point total was his highest since a season-high 32-point effort against Orlando on Nov. 23. It comes off a 21-point, 11-rebound performance versus Phoenix on Wednesday.
Jan. 28 10:30 PM PT11:30 PM MT12:30 AM CT1:30 AM ET6:30 GMT14:30 11:30 PM MST1:30 AM EST10:30 UAE07:301:30 ET12:30 AM CT4:30 - Love totaled 21 points and 11 rebounds in just 28 minutes in Wednesday's rout of Phoenix.
Analysis: Though performances like this one have been less common than during his days in Minnesota, Love is still a pretty solid option at the power forward spot.
Jan. 21 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 pulled down 18 rebounds to go along with 17 points in Wednesday's win over hapless Brooklyn.
Analysis: Love atoned for his brutal three-point, six-rebound effort in Monday's blowout loss to Golden State. He's averaging 12.5 boards but a modest 11.8 points over his last six outings.
Jan. 19 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST10:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Love was very horrendous Monday.
Analysis: Love was once a double-double machine but he had three points and six boards in 21 minutes.
Jan. 8 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST8:43 UAE05:4323:43 ET10:43 PM CT2:43 - Love scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds Friday.
Analysis: Love won't have the production that he did in his Wolves days and this time the boos he heard were half-hearted and faint from the Target Center crowd.
Dec. 16 10:09 PM PT11:09 PM MT12:09 AM CT1:09 AM ET6:09 GMT14:09 11:09 PM MST1:09 AM EST10:09 UAE07:091:09 ET12:09 AM CT4:09 - Love finished with 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists in Tuesday's win over the Celtics. He also hit three 3-pointers.
Analysis: Love had averaged 10.8 points while going 1 for 16 from 3-point range over his previous five games.
Nov. 29 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CT3:36 - Love had 26 points in Saturday's win over Brooklyn.
Analysis: Love continues to be efficient from the floor, averaging 23.6 points on 55.4 percent in his last seven games.
Nov. 23 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST8:42 UAE05:4223:42 ET10:42 PM CT2:42 - Love stayed hot Monday night, finishing with 34 points while hitting six 3-pointers in a win over the Magic.
Analysis: Love is averaging 24.8 points and 11.4 rebounds over his last five games. He's also made 16 of 34 (47.1 percent) from 3-point range over that span.
Nov. 22 10:36 PM PT11:36 PM MT12:36 AM CT1:36 AM ET6:36 GMT14:36 11:36 PM MST1:36 AM EST10:36 UAE07:361:36 ET12:36 AM CT4:36 - Love had 25 points and 11 rebounds in the Cavs' win over the Hawks on Saturday.
Analysis: Love has totaled 47 points and 26 rebounds in his last two games.
Nov. 17 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET4:20 GMT12:20 9:20 PM MST11:20 PM EST8:20 UAE05:2023:20 ET10:20 PM CT2:20 - Love finished with 19 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday's 104-99 loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Love has totaled 43 points and 23 rebounds in his last two games.
Nov. 15 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Love finished with 24 points and 14 rebounds in Saturday's double-overtime loss at Milwaukee. He also hit four 3-pointers.
Analysis: Love bounced back after he had seven points on 2-of-10 shooting against the Knicks.
Nov. 8 5:41 PM PT6:41 PM MT7:41 PM CT8:41 PM ET1:41 GMT9:41 6:41 PM MST8:41 PM EST5:41 UAE (+1)02:4120:41 ET7:41 PM CT23:41 - Love scored 22 points and grabbed a season-high 19 rebounds during Sunday's 101-97 win over Indiana.
Analysis: He logged his third straight double-double and fifth overall after making 9 of 18 shots and 2 of 6 3-pointers. Love added three blocked shots.
Nov. 5 10:11 PM PT11:11 PM MT12:11 AM CT1:11 AM ET6:11 GMT14:11 11:11 PM MST1:11 AM EST10:11 UAE07:111:11 ET12:11 AM CT4:11 - Love was held to 11 points but grabbed 12 rebounds in Wednesday's win over New York.
Analysis: The All-Star had his worst shooting night of the season but is averaging a double-double thus far, coming in at 17 points and 11 rebounds through the first five games.
Oct. 31 10:25 PM PT11:25 PM MT12:25 AM CT1:25 AM ET5:25 GMT13:25 10:25 PM MST12:25 AM EST9:25 UAE06:251:25 ET11:25 PM CT3:25 - Love had 24 points, 14 rebounds and five assists in the Cavaliers' 102-92 win over Miami on Friday.
Analysis: That was Love's best performance of this young season, and it was a reminder of how dominant he can be in the paint.
Oct. 29 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST8:56 UAE05:560:56 ET10:56 PM CT2:56 - Love had 17 points and 13 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Love notched his first double-double in a blowout.
Oct. 28 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST8:23 UAE05:230:23 ET10:23 PM CT2:23 - Love scored 18 points and hit 3 of 7 3-point shots in Tuesday's season opener at Chicago.
Analysis: Love also grabbed eight rebounds and had four assists with two blocked shots, stuffing the stat sheet for fantasy owners.
July 1 11:25 AM PT12:25 PM MT1:25 PM CT2:25 PM ET18:25 GMT2:25 11:25 AM MST1:25 PM EST22:25 UAE20:2514:25 ET1:25 PM CT17:25 - Love signed a five-year, $113.2 million contract to remain with Cleveland.
Analysis: Love came to Cleveland from Minnesota last summer in a trade that sent Andrew Wiggins and others to the Timberwolves. He injured his shoulder in the first round of the playoffs and missed the rest of the Cavaliers' run to the NBA Finals.

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