Report: Cavs have agreement to trade for Kevin Love, long-term deal
The Summer of Love might be over soon. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting the Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement with the Cleveland Cavaliers to send Kevin Love to Cleveland in exchange for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, and a protected 2015 first round pick. In addition to the agreement in principle, Cleveland has a “firm agreement” that Love will opt out of his contract in 2015 and agree to a five-year, $120 million-plus deal with the Cavs.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement in principle to send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected 2015 first-round draft pick, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Cleveland is making the deal with Minnesota with a firm agreement Love will opt out of his contract in 2015 and re-sign with the Cavaliers on a five-year, $120 million-plus contract extension, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
This is huge for both franchises. Newly signed Cavalier LeBron James gets one of the 10-12 best players in the NBA next to him for the next six seasons, and the Wolves get to jump start their rebuilding process with the No. 1 pick in one of the most anticipated drafts in years. Wiggins immediately gives the…