Kevin Love RUMORS & NEWS

  • NBA exec pushes for Cavs to work buyout with Kevin Love

    NBA Analysis "The Cleveland Cavaliers have been rebuilding over the last few years, but one familiar face has remained on the roster from their championship contending years with LeBron James. That face would be Kevin Love. Even though the Cavaliers have fully embraced their rebuilding..." September 09

  • Kevin Love’s expected role in rotation will make him want to leave Cavs ASAP

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers’ acquisition of Lauri Markkanen was a clear indication that Kevin Love’s role with the squad is going to take a serious hit. Details have now emerged as to the exact role the former All-Star is expected to fill in the Cavs’ rotation..." September 08

  • LeBron James’ role in Kevin Love’s potential Cavs exit amid trade rumors

    Clutch Points "As of right now, Kevin Love is still a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s no secret, however, that the Cavs have been trying to ship off the former All-Star as they look to usher in a new era in Cleveland. According to former Cavs assistant coach James..." September 06

  • Former Cavaliers Assistant Coach James Posey Believes Teams Should Look Into Trading For Kevin Love

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Love is a veteran that has been a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers for the last few years, being a veteran on a roster that is currently going through a rebuild. While he didn't have the best year with the Cleveland Cavaliers, it is quite possible that being in a different situation..." September 04

  • As Kevin Love balks at buyout, trading him will be no easy task for Cavaliers

    CBS Sports "As soon as Kevin Love signed a four-year, $120 million contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers back in 2018, it seemed like a forgone conclusion that he wouldn't finish that contract there. It was a move of desperation by the Cavaliers after LeBron..." August 30

  • Does Kevin Love Wish He Got Traded To Blazers Instead Of Larry Nance?

    Fadeaway World "Larry Nance Jr. has recently become a member of the Portland Trail Blazers, with a three-team trade that sent forward Lauri Markkanen to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Derrick Jones Jr. to the Chicago Bulls. Nance will provide a great defensive presence to the Portland Trail Blazers and..." August 30

  • Cavaliers 'Strongly' Deny Contract Buyout Buzz

    Bleacher Report "The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly denying rumors that they are working toward a contract buyout with veteran big man Kevin Love. According to's Terry Pluto, one NBA source said Love and the Cavs were "making progress" toward a buyout; however, the..." August 28

  • The Lauri Markkanen trade clears way for Kevin Love to Lakers

    Clutch Points "Could Kevin Love be the next former All-Star to reunite with LeBron James and join the star-studded 2021-22 Los Angeles Lakers? On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, and Portland Trail Blazers executed..." August 27

  • Nets Have Interest In Isaiah Hartenstein, Kevin Love

    Hoops Rumors "The Nets are interested in signing free agent center Isaiah Hartenstein and would also be interested in Kevin Love if the Cavaliers buy him out, according to Brian Lewis of the New York Post. Hartenstein became an unrestricted free agent..." August 27

  • Could Lakers Be Eyeing Kevin Love as a Buyout Candidate?

    SI "The Lakers are making headlines again, although they haven't actually done anything... yet.  While teams have mostly finished working on their roster construction ahead of training camps, Friday morning kicked off with a massive three-team trade between Cleveland, Chicago,..." August 27

  • Miami Heat Among Top Candidates To Land Kevin Love

    Heavy "he Miami Heat appeared to be done shaking up their roster following a flurry of free agency moves earlier this month in which they landed Kyle Lowry, P.J. Tucker, and Markieff Morris. But after ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted on Saturday that the..." August 27

  • Kevin Love’s girlfriend: Kate Bock

    Clutch Points "Kevin Love has had an amazing career on the NBA hardcourt thus far that would be the envy of many. But just as his last name suggests, the man is lucky in love as well. Kevin Love’s girlfriend Kate Bock, now his fiancée, has been a bright spot in the life of the 5-time All-Star...." August 27

  • Cavs’ Blake Griffin-like plan for Kevin Love amid trade struggles

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers would certainly want to move Kevin Love as they try to rebuild their roster, but if they are not able to do so, they have other plans for him to maximize his effectiveness. According to Chris Fedor of, there have been conversations..." August 22

  • 3 teams who should keep an eye out for a Kevin Love buyout

    NBA Analysis "The Cleveland Cavaliers cemented their frontcourt of the future this offseason. They used the third pick in the 2021 NBA Draft on USC center, Evan Mobley. In addition, they also locked up restricted free agent Jarrett Allen to a five-year deal. Mobley and Allen should be able to..." August 18

  • Shannon Sharpe claims Kevin Love, Cavs are ‘garbage’ without LeBron James

    Cavs Nation "There’s no denying that LeBron James was the heart and soul of the Cleveland Cavaliers when they went on that historic title run a few years back. ESPN analyst and LeBron superfan Shannon Sharpe has taken it a step further, though, by claiming that the Cavs are..." August 14

  • Kevin Love Would Have To Give Up $12M-$15M If He Wants A Buyout From The Cleveland Cavaliers

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Love hasn't had the best year in terms of basketball. During the 2020-21 season, Kevin Love averaged 12.2 PPG and 7.4 RPG, while shooting only 40.9% from the field. Despite his down season, it is clear that Kevin Love is an experienced veteran who could potentially help a team with..." August 13

  • The Kevin Love trade market is a vast void

    Cavs Nation "We’ve all heard this story before. Kevin Love on his way out of Cleveland only to realize that after the dust settles, he’s still part of the Cavs roster. It looks like it’s going to be the same story this offseason, with reports suggesting that interest from across the league..." August 06

  • The millions Kevin Love would have to give back to the Cavs in a buyout, revealed

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers are full of young players on their roster from top to bottom, even more after adding Evan Mobley with the third overall pick in the NBA Draft. However, Kevin Love is still on the Cavs roster, for now at least. The Cavs and Love seem all but..." August 06

  • Kevin Love already told young stars will play over him

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers have an extremely young roster right now, with the exception of Kevin Love and recently acquired Ricky Rubio. While his future with the Cavs has looked uncertain, it does seem like he will stick around. However, his role is about to be a lot different than..." August 05

  • Kevin Love Could Be The Next Player To Join The Lakers

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Love could be living his last days as a Cleveland Cavalier. The talented big man can still be a valuable piece for a contender team. The Cavs are entering a rebuilding process, and Love doesn't fit their plans.  Given his hefty contract, it's likely that the Cavs..." August 04

  • Kevin Love gets absolutely shredded by USA Basketball director over Olympic exit

    Yardbarker "Kevin Love probably won’t be getting invited to Thanksgiving dinner at Jerry Colangelo’s house any time soon. In an interview this week with Joe Vardon of The Athletic, Colangelo, the managing director of USA Basketball, absolutely tore into Love over Love’s..." July 31

  • Team USA’s Jerry Colangelo defends Gregg Popovich, blasts Kevin Love

    The Athletic "Team USA is entering its final stretch under the guidance of Jerry Colangelo, and most probably, Gregg Popovich, and the Americans have every opportunity for the best of endings. For Colangelo, 81, the program’s managing director who rebuilt USA Basketball into a three-time..." July 30

  • Chris Paul, Kevin Love headline investors in card app that could change the game

    Clutch Points "There’s a growing trend in the NBA cards industry where NBA stars are becoming more active in it. A good example was when Kevin Durant, Mark Cuban, and other personalities invested in Goldin Auctions, a company known for auctioning high-end sports cards. Now, there are two more..." July 29

  • Kevin Love, 4 Cavs players could be traded soon

    Cavs Nation "It looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of a fire sale right now. According to reports, the Cavs are looking to clean up its books with its future in mind. As such, this could ultimately lead to the departure of the likes of Kevin Love, Collin Sexton, and Larry Nance..." July 28

  • 3 teams who could consider a trade for Cavaliers’ Kevin Love

    NBA Analysis "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Kevin Love have been at a standstill for quite some time now. That appears to be on track to change during this NBA offseason. Ever since the departures of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, Love has been discussed as a potential trade candidate, only for him..." July 25

  • Cleveland Cavaliers Want To Trade Kevin Love And Collin Sexton

    Fadeaway World "The Cleveland Cavaliers are a team that seems to be going through a rebuild. The team has a nice young core of young players, which includes Darius Garland, Isaac Okoro, and Jarrett Allen. As part of their rebuild, the team bought out Andre Drummond at the trade deadline this season, and it..." July 22

  • Cavs' Kevin Love not yet considering retirement

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Love’s withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics is the latest in a disappointing last few years for his basketball career. But the Cleveland Cavaliers big man is not ready to walk away from the game just yet. Chris Fedor of reported on Saturday that Love..." July 17

  • Heat's New Superteam: Brandon Ingram, Kyle Lowry And Kevin Love?

    Fadeaway World "The Miami Heat are a team that went to the Finals during the 2019-20 season, with Jimmy Butler as the star that led them there. It is clear that they have good pieces on the roster, but it seems as though they are a step away from true contention. This year's playoffs showed that, as they..." July 12

  • Could the Lakers trade for Collin Sexton and Kevin Love?

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers are seeking to add firepower around LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Because of their tight cap situation, that will likely have to come via trade. Per the latest scuttlebutt, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka is eyeing Cleveland Cavaliers..." July 12

  • Sixers’ true feelings on trading Ben Simmons to Cavs for Kevin Love, Collin Sexton

    The Athletic "One of the questions I received recently during my live chat on The Athletic caught me by surprise. One reader was upset that Kevin Love was playing in the Olympics and wondered why he didn’t give this type of effort during the season when..." July 12

  • Cavs could package Kevin Love, Collin Sexton together in trade?

    Larry Brown Sports "If the Cleveland Cavaliers finally want to close the book on the Kevin Love era, they may have to attach one of their top young assets to make it happen. Cavs beat writer Jason Lloyd of The Athletic wrote this weekend that it might make sense for Cleveland to package Love..." July 11

  • Blazers "Prime Destination" For Kevin Love This Offseason

    Fadeaway World "After another disappointing season, and a rather dramatic head coaching search, the Portland Trail Blazers are focused on finding talent to surround their star, Damian Lillard. While their options remain few, one sharpshooting veteran could become available this offseason:..." July 08

  • Heat, Warriors, Nets would be interested in Kevin Love if bought out

    NBA Analysis "Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is one of three remaining players from the roster that made it to the NBA Finals in 2018. However, that number could drop should Love secure a buyout from the organization. If he does secure that buyout, Love will receive interest from quite a few..." July 07

  • Celtics ‘Believed’ to Have Interest in Kevin Love

    Heavy "The Boston Celtics came close to adding Blake Griffin as an in-season acquisition this year, but ultimately lost out to the Brooklyn Nets — at least partially due to internal badmouthing. Now it appears as if the Cs may once again be in competition with the Nets..." July 07

  • Lakers Can Land Collin Sexton And Kevin Love In A Blockbuster Trade

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a very disappointing ending to their title hopes during the first round of the playoffs. The Phoenix Suns were fully healthy and made work of LeBron James and the Lakers in 6 games. Even if Anthony Davis remains at full health next season, the Lakers need an..." July 07

  • Warriors interested in signing Kevin Love if bought out by Cavs?

    Cavaliers Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love may be on the move soon. According to Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle, there are rumblings that the former All-Star will negotiate a buyout with the Cavs. Moreover, it also appears as though he could consider..." July 07

  • Kevin Love’s ‘love-hate’ comments on Draymond Green sparks trade rumors to Warriors

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Warriors have been flirting with the idea of adding Kevin Love to their roster for years, and that courting might turn into a full-court press this month. There is growing sentiment around the league that Love will negotiate a buyout with Cleveland and sign a veteran-minimum..." July 07

  • Kevin Love On Making Olympic Team: 'I Feel I Have A Lot To Prove'

    Real GM Basketball "Kevin Love said he understood the criticism of him making the Olympic team, but vowed to prove himself with his performances. "In a way I understand [the criticism] because I came off a season where I didn't play that many games and wasn't at the top of my game,"..." July 07

  • Gregg Popovich says Team USA to 'demand a lot' from Kevin Love

    ESPN "Kevin Love heard the blowback when he scored a coveted spot on the U.S. national team ahead of the Tokyo Olympics after one of the worst seasons of his career. So did coach Gregg Popovich, who had a message for the doubters. "We're going to work his ass off the next four..." July 07

  • Clippers eye blockbuster Kevin Love trade to form big 3 with Kawhi Leonard, Paul George

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Clippers are fresh off their playoff defeat at the hands of the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference Finals. But it appears they’re already putting out feelers to improve their roster for next season. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard already..." July 04

  • Is Kevin Durant Busy Recruiting Kevin Love to Nets?

    Heavy "The Nets’ 2020-21 campaign was cut short late last month when the Milwaukee Bucks used a Game 7 win in their second-round playoff series to derail the title favorites. For Brooklyn star Kevin Durant, that prompted an early jump on his offseason. The 11-time All-Star..." July 03

  • Would Kevin Love be enough for the Portland Trail Blazers to appease Damian Lillard?

    Sportsnaut "The Portland Trail Blazers could potentially find themselves at a turning point this summer as it relates to star guard Damian Lillard. Fresh off firing longtime head coach Terry Stotts and with the unpopular decision to hire Chauncey Billups to replace him, things are..." July 02

  • Miami Heat interested in acquiring Collin Sexton, Kevin Love from Cleveland Cavaliers

    Heat Nation "The Miami Heat reportedly could show interest in trading for Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton this offseason. In addition, the Heat could be interested in trading for Kevin Love as well, according to the same source. July 02

  • 5 teams interested in trade for Cavaliers’ Kevin Love

    NBA Analysis "Practically from the moment he signed a four-year, $120 million contract extension in 2018, Kevin Love looked like a poor fit for what would become a rebuilding Cleveland Cavaliers’ squad. After an injury-plagued season that saw him play just 25 games, and create an on the floor scene..." July 02

  • Cavs' Kevin Love may see reduced workload next season

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Love will be making $31.2 million from the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, but he may not have to do a whole lot in order to collect it. Chris Fedor of reported this week that Love’s role with the Cavs is expected to shrink next season. Fedor notes..." June 30

  • Team USA Explained Why Kevin Love Made Roster After Jalen Rose Called Him A Token White Player

    Total Pro Sports "ESPN analyst Jalen Rose recently had to walk back comments that Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love had only made the United States’s Olympic basketball team because it needed a token white player. “But you know why I’m apologizing right now? To the game...." June 29

  • Jalen Rose Apologizes For Calling Kevin Love A ‘White Token’ For Being Put On U.S. Olympic Team

    BroBible "Jalen Rose has apologized after catching heat for making some controversial comments about the US men’s Olympic basketball team last week. During the latest episode of the Jalen & Jacoby podcast, Rose blasted the selection of Kevin Love to the US Olympic team because he says..." June 28

  • Jalen Rose Is Angry That Kevin Love Made The Team USA Roster

    Fadeaway World "With the Team USA roster set, many fans are excited for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Others, like ESPN's Jalen Rose, are a bit disappointed. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px solid..." June 25

  • Khris Middleton, Kevin Love commit to Team USA; two spots remain on roster

    ESPN "Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love have committed to joining Team USA's 12-man roster for the Summer Olympics, Excel Basketball agent Mike Lindeman told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Middleton will..." June 22

  • Cavs’ Kevin Love still a candidate to play for Team USA at Tokyo Olympics

    Cavs Nation "The 12-man roster for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics is coming into focus, but there are some roster spots left to be determined. Apparently, Cavs big man Kevin Love is still a candidate to be on the team, according to The Athletic.  The current Team USA commitments..." June 22