Cavs and Wolves Reportedly Agree to Deal in Principle


It has long been suspected that star forward Kevin Love, 25, is on his way out of Minnesota. Provided things don’t fall through, all signs now point toward Love being a Cleveland Cavalier
come Aug. 23. 

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Timberwolves and Cavs have agreed to a deal in principle that would send Love to Cleveland in exchange for forwards Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, along with a protected 2015 first-round pick.

Love will opt out of his current contract in 2015 and sign a five-year, $120 million extension with the Cavaliers if the trade comes to fruition.

Although Wiggins and Bennett have a lot of potential, Love makes more sense in a partnership with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. In fact, Numbers Never Lie points out that Love was among the NBA’s most valuable players last season:

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