Fox Sports Ohio "Random thoughts on the Cavaliers' never-ending run of fun and fury: 1. It's been insane. That's really the only way to explain the Cavs' offseason. But when you consider the past four years, and the fact LeBron James has returned to Cleveland, it's been crazy in a good (even great) way. 2...." July 23
Minnesota's been determined to unload Kevin Martin and JJ Barea in a Love deal -- no easy task for Cavs to make work without a third team.
NESN "Anyone is capable of landing a big news scoop, not just the usual suspects at the major outlets. So when somebody claims to have inside information before anyone else, it is worth noting — just take it with a sizable grain of salt. A trade that would send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers..." July 22
ESPN.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com the Cavs are increasingly optimistic that they are..." July 22
Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22
CBSSports.com "In an interview with John Feinstein on CBS Sports radio, Duke and Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski broke down what he would do in the Cleveland Cavaliers' position of trying to decide whether to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. The verdict? He'd trade for Love. Click here to listen to the..." July 21
USA Today "Kevin Love and Stephen Curry will be teammates soon enough, but not in the sense that so many have expected. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward who wants to wear a new jersey will suit up for Team USA later this month, as will the Golden State Warriors point guard whose team has been debating..." July 20
CBSSports.com "Yahoo Sports reports that LeBron James has reached out to Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love to tell him he wants him to join the Cavaliers. This follows word from Thursday afternoon that the Cavs are suddenly open to the possibility of trading Andrew Wiggins for Love, as it seems..." July 19
Not to burst Cavs fans bubble but if Warriors are willing to include Thompson that trumps Cavs. Wolves prefer Klay bc more ready per source.
ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have discussed a blockbuster trade centered around Kevin Love and the league's last two No. 1 draft picks, league sources told ESPN. In an attempt to add Love, a three-time All-Star, the Cavaliers are willing to part with Andrew Wiggins and..." July 18
Andrew Wiggins has not been offered for Kevin Love. Klay Thompson has not been offered for Kevin Love. This is where things stand.
Basketball Insiders "According to a source with knowledge of the situation the Golden State Warriors are increasing their efforts to land Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love. Love has recently been linked to trade talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has even reached out and voiced his..." July 18
LeBron James has reached to tell Kevin Love of his desire for them to play together with the Cavaliers, front office sources tell Yahoo.
The Morning Journal "Ever since LeBron James returned to Cleveland, talks have intensified for All-Star power forward Kevin Love. Rumors have surfaced that the Cavaliers wouldn’t include rookie swingman Andrew Wiggins in any possible deal for the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star. A league source said on July 17 that..." July 17
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is in Las Vegas. He's been dealt a hand in a game similar to poker, and Kevin Love is the high card. In an NBA TV interview during a Wolves summer league game Wednesday, Taylor said he wants the all-star power forward to play in Minnesota this season despite..." July 17
Chronicle-Telegram "If I were Cavaliers general manager David Griffin, I’d do everything in my power to acquire Minnesota power forward Kevin Love — without trading 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins. But if I absolutely had to trade Wiggins, I would — at a later date. How’s that for straddling the..." July 17
SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16
The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15
Hoops Rumors "Dan Fegan is aiming high for client Ricky Rubio in rookie scale extension talks with the Timberwolves, asking for a five-year, maximum-salary deal, reports Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities (Twitter link). It’s unclear how steadfastly Fegan will stick to that price, but it seems an..." July 15
Evan Turner has received interest from Boston and Minnesota, a source told ESPN.
So look for Rockets to re-enter trade game for longtime Houston target Rajon Rondo as well as try to work their way into mix for Kevin Love
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