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Regular Season Games Played by Kevin Love In 2021-22 Season - Any Team


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Dr No

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Yeah but you’re giving up Love who has 2 more years of 30 mil per year, for a guy who has 2 more years at 11 mil per year. That gives us so much more flexibility. Love is constantly injured, doesn’t fit our timeline, it’s been well known around the league he’s available for trade and nobody has offered anything of worth. If we get an offer like that I’d move him before he gets older and further injuries decrease his value. Powell’s contract is also very friendly and easy to move in the future
I'd probably would take it to get out from Love's 60 million, but I wouldn't be expecting to get much back from the 22 million in Powell. He'd be 30 & 31 and coming off of a major Achilles injury. He's never been a good shooter, and given his age and injury, his mobility and explosion would almost certainly be considerably less than it was.
 
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You need to think of it a little different:
I'm the Dallas GM and I don't want to waste Luka and Zingas here, I feel like a I need another piece, and I'm staring at a 4 game series with Anthony Davis in the middle, so I'm going to need a big to at least threaten him that he may have to defend. My options are limited, so I start convincing myself that Kevin Love is an All Star F who was stashed when healthy by a team looking for lottery tickets, and who doesn't want to waste his time in a rebuilding situation, so he's kind of dogging it. I figure I have this year and next before I need to re-tool around Luka, and Love seems like the closest thing to the ability to add a 3rd star.
See, I'm convincing my GM-self I need Love.. even though you and I know the truth is closer to your picture.
this... plus... dallas is a poor rebounding team, and guess what... love hauls rebounds...
 

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As a thought exercise: pretend you're the Dallas GM (or the GM of whatever potential destination team you can think of). What "something" would you be willing to give up for a 32-year old power forward with a lengthy injury history (and who has played only two games this season because of what is apparently the mother of all calf injuries), and who will be getting ~$30 million per year for the next two seasons after this one?
Luka
 

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I will HAPPILY eat crow if I'm wrong, but zero GMs worth a shit will trade anything of value for Kevin Love anytime within the next 2 years. Again, I HOPE I'm wrong, but it ain't happening.
That’s why I would love the James Johnson and Powell deal. Do that, find a way to get Prince or Cedi dealt for another expiring and then make an offer sheet to Lonzo Ball or John Collins in the summer
 

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You sure all those teams want Kevin Love at $30M?
I’m saying Wojo has reported on several occasions all of those teams have “called” the Cavs to talk about Love. It’s clear nothing has happened but there IS interest in him.
 

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REJOICE! A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE IN MARCH!



I was close to calling ingrown toenail in the 3rd quarter or cramping at halftime, but I'm going with hemorrhoid flair-up in the second.

Cavs will call it a stained groin, 4-6 week timeline.
 

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Kevin is going to have play well if he hopes to get traded. Right now he's a negative value contract.
 

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I will HAPPILY eat crow if I'm wrong, but zero GMs worth a shit will trade anything of value for Kevin Love anytime within the next 2 years. Again, I HOPE I'm wrong, but it ain't happening.
The best ability is availability.
 

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The glass half full view is that Love got kicked in the calf in a preseason game causing a bruise. He tried to come back too early and aggravated the injury. It's not like he just blew out his Achilles jogging down the court or had to miss games due to back spasms.

So I'm trying to be optimistic that once the calf is fully healed he'll be able to play the way he did last year when he played in 56 of 65 games and averaged nearly 32 minutes per game.
 

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I’m glad he’s finally back, but don’t really understand starting him if he’s on 10 minute restriction.
 
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