It could be Minnesota Timberwolves’ star power forward Kevin Love who is the prize of the offseason rather than New York Knicks’ forward Carmelo Anthony.
Love is one of the the league’s very best players. He is an elite scorer who can step back and stretch the floor and one of the league’s best rebounders. However, Love has not yet been to the postseason in his six-year career. That playoff absence has led to speculation that Love will soon be on his way out of Minnesota (although Love claims he is not frustrated).
Love also says he has not put together any sort of wishlist of teams he wants to play for despite recent reports.
Andy Nesbitt of Fox Sports has the scoop.
“I don’t really have a wishlist, I just want to win, wherever that may be,” Love said. “One of the 30 teams; (I) want to play for a great coach, great teammates … it’s not about just one player. It’s not about myself, it’s about a whole team.”
Love could opt out of his deal and become a free agent in 2015.
He was then asked about the future of the Timberwolves, and used the word “they” to describe them.
“If they’re healthy they can do a lot of damage,” Love said. “With Flip as the coach — kinda been there, done that, in the Eastern Conference and in the Western Conference, having seen and really played all sides in the basketball world, I think he’s going to do a great job”
Love averaged 26.1 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game last season while shooting 45.7% from the field, 37.6% from three and 82.1% from the charity stripe.