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Cavaliers Remain In Lead For Kevin Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers' offer for Kevin Love is presently higher on the Minnesota Timberwolves' wish list than any other team. The Chicago Bulls are also interested in Love, while the Golden State Warriors are also involved. The Cavaliers have seemed most motivated to complete a trade, as the Warriors have held Klay Thompson out of talks and the Bulls initially pursued...
Via RealGM
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns formally re-sign P.J. Tucker

Suns forward P.J. Tucker playing solid defense on Warriors guard Klay Thompson (AP photo/ Tony Avelar) The Phoenix Suns have officially re-signed forward P.J. Tucker on Wednesday, after agreeing to a three-year deal earlier in the month. Tucker, 29, has had an interesting basketball career after playing at the University of  Texas. He was drafted in the second round of the 2006...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Trade Rumor: Still in the Mix for Kevin Love

Kevin Love trade rumors continue with the Denver Nuggets remaining a strong possibility Rumors flared back up this week that the Denver Nuggets are still hot in their pursuit of acquiring Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports first reported on Tuesday that Denver is still a potential landing spot for the 25 year old power forward, along with...
Via Hardwood Gold Rush
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls Trying to Trade for Kevin Love

The Bulls just signed Pau Gasol, so it would be a curious move to try to bring love in as well. But, according to ESPN that is the move they are trying to make. Sources say that the Bulls, though, have this re-entered the race and would appear to be the biggest threat to the Cavs, thanks largely to the Golden State Warriors’ resolute unwillingness to add longtime Wolves target...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love, Golden State, and the History of Trading for Superstars

There is no better investment in basketball than trading for a superstar. In a league that only allows you to play five guys at a time, and with teams that rarely use more than eight or nine in total, consolidating your assets into a few very high-end players just makes more sense than hoarding good-not-great players. Those are the kinds of guys you want to have around, but not carrying...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Warriors have a decision to make on 2013 first-rounder Nemanja Nedovic

The Warriors have an interesting decision to make on 2013 first-round pick Nemanja Nedovic, who did not exactly inspire gushing reviews through the team’s Las Vegas Summer League run, which just ended yesterday. It’s certainly not a Kevin Love/Klay Thompson level decision; just one of those interesting roster/payroll decisions teams face every year. -The decision: The Warriors...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Defense the reason Warriors won’t include Klay Thompson in trade for Kevin Love

Kevin Love and Stephen Curry will be teammates soon enough, but not in the sense that so many have expected. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward who wants to wear a new jersey will suit up for Team USA later this month, as will the Golden State Warriors point guard whose team has been debating this notion of trading for Love for so long now. But as the days have continued to pass...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Klay Thompson Wants Max Deal

Lost in the midst of all the Kevin Love to Golden State Warriors talk is how such a deal would affect all parties involved, including Klay Thompson. USA Today is reporting that regardless if Thompson is traded to Minnesota or remains in Golden State, he’s looking to land a max contract extension. The Thompson debate doesn’t stop with the defensive element, of course. On the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson wants max deal?

Lost in the midst of all the Kevin Love to Golden State Warriors talk is how such a deal would affect all parties involved, including Klay Thompson. USA Today is reporting that regardless if Thompson is traded to Minnesota or remains in Golden State, he’s looking to land a max contract extension. The Thompson debate doesn’t stop with the defensive element, of course. On the...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors' Klay Thompson looking for a max extension

The Golden State Warriors have reportedly said time and again that they want to keep Klay Thompson and not include him in a potential deal for Kevin Love. If they do keep Thompson, it looks like it's going to cost them a whole lot. From USA Today: The Thompson debate doesn't stop with the defensive element, of course. On the financial front, landing Love would eventually...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Rumors: Klay Thompson now available for Kevin Love?

Now that the free agency period is beginning to wind down, attention around the NBA is turning back toward the Minnesota Timberwolves and their situation with All-Star forward Kevin Love. Love reportedly made it clear to Minnesota's front office a few months back that he doesn't have any interest in re-signing a long-term deal to remain with the Wolves, so they're looking...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wolves Prefer Klay Thompson Over Andrew Wiggins In Kevin Love Trade

The Minnesota Timberwolves are in great position to leverage a bright current star for a young player who could give them an even brighter future. So, what’s the hold up? Despite the Cleveland Cavaliers’ reported willingness to include No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins in trade discussions for Kevin Love, T’Wolves president Flip Saunders is apparently more enamored with...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves Prefer Klay Thompson over Andrew Wiggins

While all the talk of a potential Kevin Love trade has surrounded the Cleveland Cavaliers sending Andrew Wiggins and change to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the All-Star, there is another team that is in the midst of trade discussions with Minnesota for the big man.  The Golden State Warriors have been going hard after Love ever since their season ended against the Los Angeles...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Willing to Give up Klay Thompson for Kevin Love

After learning yesterday that the Cleveland Cavaliers are willing to include No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins in a trade package for Timberwolves star Kevin Love, the Golden State Warriors appear to be upping their offer as well. The team has been reluctant to part ways with sharpshooting guard Klay Thompson, even though he seems to be the asset Minnesota covets the most. However, it now...
Via Standing O Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors Willing To Give Up Klay Thompson For Love

Yannis Koutroupis of Basketball Insiders is reporting that the Golden State Warriors are now interested in including shooting guard Klay Thompson in any deal they make for T’Wolves star, Kevin Love. After weeks of saying Thompson was untouchable, the Warriors seem to be now caving after reports surfaced Thursday that the Cavaliers would part ways with Andrew Wiggins to land Love...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors Willing To Give Up Klay Thompson For Love

Yannis Koutroupis of Basketball Insiders is reporting that the Golden State Warriors are now interested in including shooting guard Klay Thompson in any deal they make for T’Wolves star, Kevin Love. After weeks of saying Thompson was untouchable, the Warriors seem to be now caving after reports surfaced Thursday that the Cavaliers would part ways with Andrew Wiggins to land Love...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors reportedly willing to deal Klay Thompson for Love

After news came out on Thursday that the Cleveland Cavaliers were willing to trade Andrew Wiggins in exchange for Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Golden State Warriors showed their own willingness. According to Yannis Koutroupis of Basketball Insiders, the Warriors are now willing to trade Klay Thompson to get Kevin Love. One of […]
Via Full Scale Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Kevin Love determined to hit free agency in 2015?

PHOTO: Chicago Now Maybe the Lakers might have a shot at landing Kevin Love after all. If any team trades for the talented big man this summer they will likely want some kind of assurance that he will stick around for longer than one season, especially if you are the Warriors who would likely need to give up Klay Thompson to get a Love deal done, or the Cavaliers who would probably...
Via Lakerholicz.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics lingering as Warriors still refusing to give up Klay Thompson in Love deal

News broke yesterday that the Warriors and Wolves had resumed trade talks for Kevin Love. The story was obviously floated by Flip Saunders to remind Cleveland that there are other suitors. But it appears nothing has changed between the Ws and Wolves. The Warriors and Wolves have been talking for months trying to hamme out a deal to send the superstar rebounder and three-point shooter...
Via Red's Army
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Love Trade Discussions Between Timberwolves, Warriors Restart

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden States Warriors are talking about Love again. Kevin Love, that is. The All-Star forward has been the subject of trade rumors involving the Warriors since before the NBA draft, and after initially backing out, the Warriors are interested again, the Associated Press reports. The Warriors were not including Klay Thompson in previous trade negotiations...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors, Wolves Continue Kevin Love Talks With Thompson Serving As Impasse

The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves have continued their Kevin Love trade discussions. But the Warriors remain unwilling to include Klay Thompson in a deal. Sources say Glen Taylor and Joe Lacob have maintained a level of dialogue and that a deal would be done by now if the Warriors relented on including Thompson, which has been at the behest of Steve Kerr. The Warriors...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors coach Steve Kerr has talked to David Lee, Klay Thompson about possible trades

Warriors coach Steve Kerr has yet to get together with forward David Lee after several meetings were postponed, including the forward's trip to Las Vegas. But the two have spoken several times, with Kerr early on having talked to both Lee and Klay Thompson about their names surfacing in trade talks and rumors regarding Kevin Love. "They both get it," Kerr said Saturday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors, Cavaliers and Timberwolves Working on Three-Team Deal

This would be one of the biggest blockbusters in recent NBA history. According to a report by Mike Cairns of WEWS NewsChannel5  in Cleveland, the Cavaliers are currently engaged in three-team talks with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors to acquire All-Star power forward Kevin Love.  Cavs working three team deal w/ Warriors/TWolves. Warriors get multiple 1st...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Still Not Willing To Include Thompson For Love

The Golden State Warriors have no intention on improving their offer for Kevin Love, even with expected interest coming from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Warriors are withholding Klay Thompson from their trade offer for Love, instead offering David Lee and Harrison Barnes. Steve Kerr likes the Warriors' current roster and wants to see Thompson paired with Stephen Curry moving...
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iguodala: Warriors Shouldn't Trade Klay Thompson

Andre Iguodala believes the Golden State Warriors should not include Klay Thompson in a trade for Kevin Love. “That’s not going to happen,” Iguodala said on Sirius XM on Thursday. “I want to clear that up right now. We should not trade Klay Thompson. “I tell Klay this every day. I text Klay and say, ‘Don’t worry. I’m your man. I’m going to make sure you get paid...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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