Perhaps he was at the game to watch former UCLA Bruins in Matt Barnes and Arron Afflalo. Or perhaps the rebounding machine in Kevin Love was trying to get the attention of the Lakers front office.
Each week, uclabruins.com will update and highlight select UCLA players' progress during the current NBA season. Games highlighted are from Feb. 21-26, including NBA All-Star Weekend, during which Kevin Love won the Foot Locker three-point contest.
Kevin Love just became a very wealthy man.
With Love getting his due as his franchise’s cornerstone, let’s rewind to his high school days when he made up half of Oregon’s greatest prep rivalry.
Love burst onto the scene as a sophomore at Lake Oswego High School, when he averaged a modest 25.3 points and 15.4 rebounds per game (almost the same numbers he’s averaging in the...
When Kevin Love declared for the NBA Draft in April 2008, I shook my head. Like Tyler Hansbrough, who was dominating college basketball at the time, I thought of Love as only a college player. He didn’t have what it would take to muster a valid career in the NBA. He would average 10 and 5 for a few years, find himself caught in the middle of a packaged three team deal, then slink...
Trojans and Bruins programs are lacking star power and struggling mightily as they go into the first rivalry game of the season.It seems a lifetime ago that Kevin Love and O.J. Mayo appeared together on the cover of Sports Illustrated.