Stories tagged: Kevin Love
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
No Love lost: Cavs star accepts reduced role as champs role
Kevin Love doesn’t mind being a third wheel or a fourth or even a fifth. His scoring average has dipped and he’s taking fewer shots. And he’s OK with that. …
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
As the Cavaliers turn: Drama subsided, NBA champions hit stride
Back from Boston, Kevin Love spent part of his day off talking to kids about fitness. The topic was appropriate. The Cavaliers look in much better shape.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Many freshmen have fared well with NBA one-and-done rule
Last season was the year of the senior in college basketball. Thursday’s NBA draft is not.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
LeBron James, Cavaliers pushing for Game 7
LeBron James has watched “The Godfather” trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor – and revenge – soothe and motivate him. He can’t …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
Cavs’ Kevin Love out for Game 3 of NBA Finals with concussion
Kevin Love can’t help the Cleveland Cavaliers climb back into the NBA Finals just yet.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
Cavaliers may be without Love in Game 3
Already underdogs, the Cavaliers may also be undermanned for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 9:01 p.m.
In Brief: LeBron, Love power Cavs to game 5 rout
LeBron James scored 23 points then grabbed a seat, Kevin Love scored 25, and the Cleveland Cavaliers unleashed tenacious defense on Toronto to regain control of the Eastern Conference finals …
Thu., July 2, 2015
NBA: Kevin Love stays, Tyson Chandler moves, dollars fly in free agency
Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix. The first full day of NBA free agency featured skyrocketing salaries and a flurry …
Fri., May 1, 2015
Danny Ainge defends Kelly Olynyk for injuring Love
Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge came to the defense of forward Kelly Olynyk for the play that injured Kevin Love. Ainge said the Cleveland forward was “a little over …
Wed., April 29, 2015
Cavs’ Kevin Love likely done for season with shoulder injury
Kevin Love spent all those long, losing seasons in Minnesota aching for a chance to be part of the NBA playoffs. His first foray into them lasted less than four …
Mon., April 27, 2015
Love: Olynyk’s ‘bush-league’ play caused injury
BOSTON – Kevin Love dislocated his left shoulder Sunday on what he said was a “bush-league” play. Cleveland’s power forward was injured in the first quarter of the Cavaliers’ 101-93 …
Thu., March 26, 2015
In brief: Cleveland’s Big Three too much for Memphis to handle
NBA: The Cleveland Cavaliers have delivered more messages over the last two months than the postal service. For that reason, no one involved really thought they needed to make another …
Sun., Aug. 24, 2014
Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron
Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that’s been talked about for months and …
Sat., Aug. 23, 2014
Love deal to finally become official
MINNEAPOLIS – The wait is almost over. The blockbuster trade that will send Kevin Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland will be completed today, making the Cavaliers …
Fri., Aug. 8, 2014
In brief: AP sources: Cavs, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal
Basketball: LeBron James and Kevin Love won Olympic gold medals together. They’re about to team up again, this time to try and end Cleveland’s 50-year championship drought. Love will soon …
Sun., July 27, 2014
In brief: Germany’s Langer increases lead at Senior British Open
GOLF: Bernhard Langer stretched his lead to eight strokes Saturday in the Senior British Open, shooting a 3-under 68 at Royal Porthcawl to reach 14-under 199. The 56-year-old German matched …
Sun., June 22, 2014
Love not going anywhere, yet
OAKLAND, Calif. – If Kevin Love is on his way to Golden State, Warriors general manager Bob Myers isn’t telling. With his team one of the many that has had …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Snapshot: Four first-timers voted to start NBA All-Star game
Stephen Curry (pictured), Kevin Love, Paul George and Kyrie Irving have been voted NBA All-Stars, putting four first-time starters in the Feb. 16 game in New Orleans. Kobe Bryant was …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2013
Love nearing return
Kevin Love says his surgically repaired right hand is better and he hopes to play 15 to 20 games this season. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ star says he will meet with …
Fri., March 9, 2012
Timberwolves’ Love draws MVP attention
MINNEAPOLIS – One by one, Kevin Love recites the weaknesses that everyone expected to prevent him from becoming an elite player in the NBA. It started with doubts that the …
Mon., March 14, 2011
In brief: Vargas adds to scoreless streak
Baseball: Jason Vargas pitched four innings of three-hit ball, extending his spring scoreless string to seven innings, and the Seattle Mariners beat a Los Angeles Angels split squad 2-0 Sunday …