The Kevin Love trade that has been talked about for months now seems to finally be happening as the Cleveland Cavaliers are set to acquire the All-Star forward this weekend when the 30-day waiting period is over.
But in the span of time between when Andrew Wiggins signed his rookie deal to when the trade will go down, a new team has entered the equation to help make things happen. The Philadelphia 76ers are acquiring pieces from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Thaddeus Young but don’t expect things to happen in a separate deal.
According to Marc Stein from ESPN.com, there will be no separate deal for Young and he’ll be one of the moving pieces in a three-team trade instead.
Source close to K-Love talks says Cavs/Wolves/Sixers are planning three-team trade as opposed to separate deals … barring any late tweaks
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) August 22, 2014
This seems like a no-brainer but there was a chance that the Wolves and Sixers did business on their own. but part of the deal will see the Sixers acquire the Cavaliers first-round pick they got from the Miami Heat, making things seem more like a three-team deal than something that needs to be dragged out twice.
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