Kevin Love could be traded by Timberwolves by month's end, according to team owner
Kevin Love is expected to be moved after he indicated he won't sign an extension with the Wolves at the end of the 2014-2015 season. Jerome Ascano

KEVIN Love wants out, and the Minnesota Timberwolves may finally move him.

Minnesota Timberwolves team owner Glen Taylor told the Pioneer Press, a newspaper based in St. Paul, Minnesota, they may trade Love before the season starts.

"I'm saying it's most likely because Kevin has made it pretty clear that that's what he wants to do," said Taylor said.

Love had apparently earlier told the Timberwolves he will not sign an extension when his contract ends at the end of this season.

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A deal could be made by Aug. 23 or 24, about the same time top overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, can be traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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"I think when you move somebody like Kevin, who's been an all-star, that you've got to get a number of players on your team that have the potential of replacing him," Taylor said.

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"Flip (Saunders, Wolves president) has looked at this team and offensively, he's got a pretty good team. Defensively, it's got to be better, so I think that's where some of the areas will be replaced." 

 

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