Kevin Love is not happy with the Minnesota Timberwolves and seems to be at least partially regretting signing a four-year extension back in January.
The Timberwolves had the option of giving Love their designated five-year deal, but instead offered him a four-year deal with a player option to opt out after the third year. The T-Wolves were saving their max deal for point guard Ricky Rubio.
Love spoke to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports about his dissatisfaction with the Wolves‘ front office, and how he thinks they disrespected him.
“I don’t know who labels people stars, but even [T-Wolves owner] Glen Taylor said, ‘I don’t think Kevin Love is a star, because he hasn’t led us to the playoffs,’” Love told Wojnarowski. “I mean, it’s not like I had much support out there. That’s a tough pill to swallow.”
There’s a number of things, beyond just comments made by Taylor and the four-year offer, that Love is upset about. Minnesota cast some doubt about how Love injured his hand, which for