Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/8/13
Kevin Love is one of the best passing big-men in the NBA. He’s blessed with the vision, hockey IQ and playmaking skills of a point guard despite being 6’10″ and arguably the best rebounding forward in the league. It’s a unique skill set that makes him difficult to guard. During a preseason game against Russian club CSKA Moscow on Monday night, Love delivered a sweet no-look bounce pass to Kevin Martin, who scored with an easy layup. Credit Martin, who was acquired by Minnesota in the offseason, for making a cut to the basket with the opponent who was marking him not paying attention. The Timberwolves are hoping that Love and Martin, both of whom are capable of scoring 20-plus points per game, become one of the top duos in the Western Conference this year. The franchise has not reached the playoffs since the 2003-04 season. Check out Love’s assist in the video below. Filed under: Headlines, NBA, Nick Goss

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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