Found June 21, 2012 on
It's 100 degrees in New York City, and Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love has barely slept a wink. He's just hours removed from shooting an interview for "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Los Angeles on Tuesday night and is mere minutes from getting off a plane at JFK airport on Wednesday morning.
He's dressed in standard 20-something hipster gear -- the plaid blue shirt, the designer tennis shoes -- and he's making the rounds at a Samsung event, where he's one of five national spokespersons.
As hot and as tired and as overextended as Love might be on this June scorcher in the Big Apple, his mind is focused on another city next month.
"I can't wait for London," Love says with a giant grin during a rare moment away from the cameras and the hundreds of hoopheads in attendance at the Galaxy S III launch event in TriBeCa.
"During the NBA season, my mind's always on the task at hand. 'Who are we playing tonight? Who am I cove...
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During an appearance on Kimmel's show, the T-Wolves star Kevin Love said he's a lock to make the Olympics roster because the team needs "at least one token white guy."
At 10:08 p.m. on Tuesday, Kevin Love tweeted to thank Jimmy Kimmel for a great time. They'd just finished filming Kimmel's show, which aired later that night, and a quick tweet was routine for the Minnesota Timberwolves forward.
Love isn't too frequent of a tweeter one message every day or so but on Kimmel's show Tuesday, he claimed to be one of the earliest users...
When a team has had seven straight losing seasons and appears to be on the brink of winning, it's hard to fault a star for his mistakes.When an injury kills that team's chances two-thirds of the way through what should have been a breakout year, it's even more difficult.When that team is the Timberwolves and that star is Kevin Love, it's impossible to pass judgment...
Kevin Love is one of the best big men in the world. For that reason, he's probably a pretty safe bet to make this year's U.S. Olympic team. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward thinks he has something else going for him as well. Love appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday night to talk about everything, including his prospects at making the squad for this summer's Olympics...
If you aren’t a Kevin Love fan, then you don’t pay enough attention to the sports. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward was visiting Jimmy Kimmel and joked about how we was going to make the US Olympic basketball team for one reason, because he is the “token white guy” Of course, the original Dream Team had [...]
Since David Kahn was hired in May of 2009, each offseason has typically loosely followed a set pattern of events somewhat like the below:
1. Kahn ends the season with a couple of draft picks, some expiring contracts, and cap room as he enters the offseason.
2. Fans everywhere devise ludicrous trade scenarios and become so bloated with expectations that they start resembling...