ESPN.com "Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is "intrigued" by the idea of being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers and would commit long term to the team, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com's Marc Stein. The Cavaliers have opened talks by offering guard Dion Waiters, forward Anthony..." July 12
Source close to situation says Kevin Love indeed "intrigued" by idea of being dealt to Cavs and would commit long there if traded there
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "Consider the Timberwolves recent history with second overall draft choices: Derrick Williams, Michael Beasley and Darko Milicic. It's not pretty. But if they get their way, they'll have one more recent No. 2. A source tells 1500espn.com that the Wolves are targeting former Sixers and Pacers..." July 10
CBSSports.com "Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers won this year's draft lottery, there has been speculation that they might trade the No. 1 pick. They've said all the right things about keeping Andrew Wiggins since selecting him, but could he possibly be on the move? USA Today reported that his representatives..." July 10
St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Timberwolves announced Tuesday that first-round draft pick Zach LaVine has signed a contract with the franchise. LaVine, a 6-foot-5 combo guard out of UCLA, was the 13th overall pick in the June 26 draft. Terms of his rookie contract were not released by the franchise. LaVine, 19, is in..." July 09
Fox Sports Ohio "The Cleveland Cavaliers outlined potential trade scenarios involving Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love with Rich Paul, LeBron James' agent, two sources told FOX Sports Ohio. The Cavs expressed to Paul that, after their discussions with the Timberwolves, doing a deal "would not be easy,"..." July 09
Boston Globe "On the opening night of free agency, the Celtics reached out to more than two dozen players, getting caught up in the open-market frenzy, expressing their admiration for players, many of whom they realized they never would sign. A week later, the Celtics are eerily quiet. They only have signed..." July 08
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wolves' summer-league team reports for four days of workouts starting tomorrow at Target Center before it flies to Las Vegas. Games there in the Vegas Summer League begin on Saturday. Here's the roster, highlighting from this summer's draft picks Zach LaVine and Glenn Robinson III and..." July 07
Told Budinger (knee, ankle) has full clearance heading into Monday's training camp. Curious to see how he is after 3 grueling days. #Twolves
Yes, there's been dialogue w/ Rubio's camp. Eligible to sign extension this summer. Won't be an easy negotiation. Agent also has Parsons.
Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Love is not a free agent until the summer of 2015, so his name has been absent from the frenzy of activity that occurred in the early hours of free agency on Tuesday. But that doesn’t necessarily mean he won’t be changing teams before next season begins. Love has made it clear that he..." July 01
CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that the team will not extending qualifying offers to forwards Robbie Hummel and Othyus Jeffers. Monday is the NBA’s deadline to do so, and it means both Hummel and Jeffers will become unrestricted free agents July 1. That does not rule out the..." June 30
Minneapolis Star Tribune "UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford said in a conference call Friday that when guard Zach LaVine came to the Bruins last summer, he had no idea the player would be a lottery pick after only one season of college basketball. He was taken No. 13 overall by the Timberwolves in Thursday’s NBA..." June 29
Yahoo! Sports "Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons, one of the NBA's most underpaid players, can expect to land a big payday after he becomes a restricted free agent next week. The Rockets will decline the $964,750 option on Parsons' rookie contract. As a restricted free agent, Parsons won't lack for..." June 29
Minneapolis Star Tribune "While Zach LaVine is probably used to camera flashes blinding him by now, the Timberwolves’ first-round draft choice could have been the subject of photos for a very different reason. Before becoming a standout guard on the basketball court, LaVine braved a rather short-lived modeling career..." June 28
The Timberwolves select Zach LaVine with the 13th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft! #WolvesDraft
PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26
San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors are still looking to trade for Kevin Love in order to set themselves up to make a run for free agent-to-be LeBron James, ESPN’s Chad Ford told ESPN LA 710 AM on Wednesday. “At the end of the day, I don’t think there’s a better Kevin Love deal for the Wolves than what the Warriors..." June 25
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly discussed a deal involving Kevin Love and the No. 1 pick in Thursday's draft, but talks died because Love wouldn't commit to re-signing after the trade, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. The top pick would've been a..." June 25
USA Today "As we've learned so many times before this time of year, trade talks are often dead until they're not dead. They always seem to have this wild way of coming back from the grave, like some sort of NBA version of The Walking Dead where general managers rise up and grab their cell phones just in time..." June 24
Sources: KLove deal to Warriors is dead. Love "unlikely" now to be dealt before draft.
.@smbpet: No LAL interest on Love & Melo??? ---> absolutely in Love - no assets to trade for him... Luke warm on Melo
Pro Basketball Talk "It seems more and more likely that the Bulls will be heavily in the mix to add a superstar talent via trade or free agency this summer. Carmelo Anthony may be highest on their list, given that Chicago can sign him outright once he opts out of the final year of his Knicks contract to become an..." June 22
ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors have hit an impasse in their trade pursuit of All-Star forward Kevin Love due to what is being described as an "organizational split" on the willingness to part with prized shooting guard Klay Thompson, according to sources close to the process. After it appeared that..." June 22
CSN Washington "Earlier today we posted an article about Kevin Love trade rumors involving Klay Thompson with thoughts on how a similar deal involving the Wizards and Bradley Beal might work. The post included tweets from my friend and colleague Dan Feldman, who covers the NBA for ProBasketballTalk.com and runs..." June 21
Fox Sports West "The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week's draft, The Times has learned. The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love to the Warriors. The Lakers are interested but..." June 21
.@WojYahooNBA told Sports Hub he thinks it's becoming more likely Minnesota will hold onto Love until deadline.
Pro Basketball Talk "Their top player can become an unrestricted free agent in 2015, and he’s not pleased about missing the playoffs. No doubt, they should seriously address the situation this summer before it’s too late. The Timberwolves and Celtics are in the same boat. Kevin Love’s desire to escape Minnesota..." June 20
For those asking why Rockets not cited in Love mix: I keep hearing they're focused on Melo hunt ... and seeing if they can get in LeBron mix
ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves are seeking a future first-round pick from the Golden State Warriors in addition to the rights to prized marksman Klay Thompson in Kevin Love trade talks, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Warriors, while they covet Love..." June 20
ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors have greatly increased their chances of acquiring All-Star forward Kevin Love by making sharpshooting swingman Klay Thompson available to the Minnesota Timberwolves in trade talks, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that Golden State,..." June 20
Sources: Twolves & Warriors discussing Possible trade: KLove, KMartin, JJBarea, 13th pick for Klay Thompson and David Lee
Boston Globe "Though recent reports speculated that the Celtics could offer the Minnesota Timberwolves the most attractive package of players and draft picks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, league sources told the Globe Wednesday that other teams can and are expected to offer more enticing deals. “They’re..." June 19
Pro Basketball Talk "We told you earlier today that Denver was in on the bidding for Kevin Love, a surprise new entrant in the bidding mix with Golden State, Chicago, Boston and likely a few others. The more interesting part is that the Timberwolves were looking for players, not just picks. What players would..." June 19
CBSSports.com "The Boston Celtics are offering the Minnesota Timberwolves a bunch of young players and draft picks for Kevin Love, and it might be enough to get a deal done, according to ESPN's Chad Ford: I continue to get strong signals that the Celtics are trying hard to use pick No. 6 and 17 along with..." June 18
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Kevin Love's dog and pony show is disrespectful. He's taking an awful lot for granted. Love, like everybody else, is entitled to try to find a better job. But he still has a contract with the Timberwolves. So to travel the country and give interviews in which he refers to Minnesota in the past..." June 16
CBSSports.com "As has been strongly rumored for a while, former Minnesota Timberwolves players Sam Mitchell and Sidney Lowe are reportedly heading back to the Twin Cities to join Flip Saunders' coaching staff. Mitchell and the team are 'finalizing an agreement,' Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported on..." June 13
Sam Mitchell is finalizing an agreement today to join Flip Saunders coaching staff in Minnesota, league source tells Yahoo.
Had non-#Twolves league exec. suggest some Miami Love chatter. Point is this: bet there's a team we haven't thought about heavily involved.
On the Kevin Love front, I'm told the Houston Rockets are pretty sure they're outgunned in terms of having the assets that Minnesota wants.
Love asked directly if the rumors are true he wants out. Hesitated then went with, "My agent is handling everything..." #twolves
CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves have been trying to climb up the standings ladder for 10 years now. With their current core of Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, and Nikola Pekovic, the team had its most successful season that didn't involve Kevin Garnett in franchise history. But they're about to fall back down..." June 11
ESPN.com "Point guard Ricky Rubio, in Italy for an appearance at the adidas Eurocamp, said Sunday he plans to call teammate Kevin Love in the next few days to try to find out why the star forward wants to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves. In an interview with NBA.com on Sunday, Rubio said he will travel..." June 09
Suns interested in Love deal w/best assets Dragic, Bledsoe & picks.NBA sources say it will take full max deal to control free agent Bledsoe.
Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Love’s decision to bolt Minnesota as soon as possible has been years in the making. Ever since the Timberwolves refused to offer him a five-year contract extension, Love has been frustrated. He felt neither owner Glen Taylor nor then-general manager David Kahn treated him well..." June 07
Got Flip 1-on-1. Pek update: says he's finally pain-free. In town in next few days to see Dr. Shabazz already down 7 lbs. #twolves
CBSSports.com "Minnesota Timberwolves president Flip Saunders said that, before deciding to coach the team himself, he tried to lure Jeff Van Gundy away from ESPN, via the Star Tribune's Sid Hartman. Van Gundy turned the job down, and when Saunders gave Minnesota owner Glen Taylor a list of names on Tuesday,..." June 06
CSN Chicago "Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor proclaimed last month that the team has no intention of trading Kevin Love. However, that won't stop any of the other 29 NBA teams from trying to land the three-time All-Star power forward. And the Bulls have emerged as a potential..." June 06