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Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« on: June 10, 2018, 03:11:34 PM »

Offline Monkhouse

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I still love Kevin Love.

Okay, there I said it.

It's amazing that he's always been hated and disliked by literally everyone. He's been the scapegoat for so long, that people forget only a few years ago, he was averaging 26/12.5/4 APG, while sporting a top 5 offense with Kevin Martin, Rubio, and even freakin' Pekovic was averaging 17/8 as their starting C!

So, in the event LeBron does end up leaving, where do you think Kevin Love will end up?

I think he deserves to go somewhere where he's either the 2nd option, or getting more touches, or making more passes at the top of the key. He's the perfect stretch 4, and while his PnR defense is absolutely horrible, I think you can hide his defense with the right defenders/system.

I would actually like him to end up on the Jazz. I think him, Mitchell, Rubio, Gobert, and Crowder would literally be the perfect team for him.

Of course...

I think he would fit on our team just as well, but would be tough to pull off a trade...  >:( :( :-X :P :angel: :angel:
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Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2018, 03:20:46 PM »

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We got Horford so hard pass on Love.

Love to the Lakers lol.

Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2018, 03:25:47 PM »

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The Jazz, Blazers or Spurs all make sense IMO, and he'd be good (or simply better) fits for those teams.
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Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2018, 03:26:23 PM »

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I saw someone post...

Kevin Love, 2018 #8 Pick

For

Damien Lillard, 2018 #24 Pick

Not sure how Dame Dollar would feel about suiting up in Cleveland but at least it gets him to the East to rack up some All Star appearances. I think that trade makes a lot of sense for both teams, if Lillard is as unhappy as he seems.

Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2018, 03:39:20 PM »

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We got Horford so hard pass on Love.

Love to the Lakers lol.

Horford and Love would be absolutely impossible to stop especially with Kyrie, Tatum, Hayward and Brown.

We would literally have 6 shooters that can come in any time and knock down 3's, or make smart plays.

I saw someone post...

Kevin Love, 2018 #8 Pick

For

Damien Lillard, 2018 #24 Pick

Not sure how Dame Dollar would feel about suiting up in Cleveland but at least it gets him to the East to rack up some All Star appearances. I think that trade makes a lot of sense for both teams, if Lillard is as unhappy as he seems.

I just can't see that happening to be honest. Lillard is their franchise player. They would rather move McCollum first before entertaining that thought.
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Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2018, 03:50:56 PM »

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We got Horford so hard pass on Love.

Love to the Lakers lol.

Horford and Love would be absolutely impossible to stop especially with Kyrie, Tatum, Hayward and Brown.

We would literally have 6 shooters that can come in any time and knock down 3's, or make smart plays.

I saw someone post...

Kevin Love, 2018 #8 Pick

For

Damien Lillard, 2018 #24 Pick

Not sure how Dame Dollar would feel about suiting up in Cleveland but at least it gets him to the East to rack up some All Star appearances. I think that trade makes a lot of sense for both teams, if Lillard is as unhappy as he seems.

I just can't see that happening to be honest. Lillard is their franchise player. They would rather move McCollum first before entertaining that thought.
love has regressed the past 2 years

Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2018, 03:52:08 PM »

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Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2018, 03:55:09 PM »

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We got Horford so hard pass on Love.

Love to the Lakers lol.

Horford and Love would be absolutely impossible to stop especially with Kyrie, Tatum, Hayward and Brown.

We would literally have 6 shooters that can come in any time and knock down 3's, or make smart plays.

I saw someone post...

Kevin Love, 2018 #8 Pick

For

Damien Lillard, 2018 #24 Pick

Not sure how Dame Dollar would feel about suiting up in Cleveland but at least it gets him to the East to rack up some All Star appearances. I think that trade makes a lot of sense for both teams, if Lillard is as unhappy as he seems.

I just can't see that happening to be honest. Lillard is their franchise player. They would rather move McCollum first before entertaining that thought.
love has regressed the past 2 years

Not true... But okay..

He is staying at Cleveland

If LeBron is gone, he's definitely gone too. He was already on the trade block the past 2 years...
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Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2018, 04:05:51 PM »

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Love isn't a #2 guy. He is a #3 

Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2018, 04:13:49 PM »

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Love isn't a #2 guy. He is a #3

Based on what exactly?

I'm going to tell you upfront that Lue is just not a good coach.

He doesn't utilize Love the way Adelman used to...
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Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2018, 04:23:59 PM »

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Love isn't a #2 guy. He is a #3

naw #4

actually  best suited as a 6th man

One of the worst defenders in the NBA

Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2018, 04:28:40 PM »

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Cleveland waits, thinks team's are low balling them.

Teams think this is what Kevin Love is now.  Cleveland hopes he will increase in value if he plays like Minnesota Kevin Love again on a Cleveland team centered around him.

Toronto desperate to give their title hopes one more chance try to trade Ibaka for Love straight up, which Cleveland rejects, rumors persist all season, but Toronto can't get creative enough with a 3 way to make anything work.

Rumors also float around that Philly is interested after striking out in free agency, but they decide to hold onto their cap space to make a run at Klay Thompson or Kawhi, rather then waste it on Love.

Ultimately he's moved at the trade deadline to a low level playoff team like Portland or Washington trying to shake things up to appease their star (Lillard/Wall).

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Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #12 on: June 10, 2018, 04:32:35 PM »

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I think K-Love has been really hurt by the NBA shifting to quicker forwards and outside shooters at the PF position. He is less of a weapon now than he was when Love first broke out in Minnesota as a 20-25ppg guy. Those quicker forwards can defend out on the three point line much better than the older slower PFs that Love use to feast on. And on the other end, Love cannot defend those quicker guys at all. He is dreadful on defense.

I am not sure Love is even an above average starter anymore. I think he is just a middle of the pack starter at his position. On a big salary ... and one who breaks your team defense with his inability to cover his position and/or switch onto other players. Not a good combination.

I just don't think Love is that valuable anymore. He has entered that David Lee territory where Lee was a big stats / low impact borderline star (read: pretend star). When really Lee was just as valuable as strong role player who plays good defense (as Love is now).

Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2018, 04:34:25 PM »

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Expiring pick and a late first is all I imagine Cleveland getting for Love.

With his soon to be expiring contract and his terrible defense, I don't think Cleveland will get anything of major value for him. A low level prospect or a late 1st is all I expect.

Re: Predict where Kevin Love will end up?
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2018, 04:37:12 PM »

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I'd like to see him traded to NO for a sign and traded Cousins.

Love would be an ideal fit next to Anthony Davis.