Dec 04, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young (21) passes the ball during the first quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Wachovia Center. The Timberwolves defeated the Sixers 105-88. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Kevin Love Trade: 76ers won't trade Thaddeus Young in seperate deal

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, there will be no separate deal for Young and he’ll be one of the moving pieces in a three-team trade instead.

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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