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Cleveland Cavaliers received a promise from Kevin Love and he kept it -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Kevin Love said all along that he wanted to stay with the Cavaliers, and then he proved it.
News-Herald Jul 2, 2015
Cavaliers' Kevin Love: 'I always felt Cleveland came out on top'

Cavaliers' Kevin Love: 'I always felt Cleveland came out on top'

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was looking for three main ingredients from perspective teams in free agency.He wanted to find happiness. He wanted to win at the highest level. He wanted to make money - and lots of it.Love, 26, was able to check all three boxes with the Cavaliers."I'd already gone through the (recruiting) process in my head," he said on The Players' Tribune on Mad Dog Radio on Sirius XM radio.
Plain Dealer Jul 2, 2015

Kevin Love shows his true colors in choosing to re-sign with Cleveland Cavaliers

It wasn't about finding a better location or a larger role. It wasn't about the glitz and glamour. It was about one thing: winning.
Fear The Sword Jul 2, 2015

Reflecting on Kevin Love's first season with the Cavs, and where he goes from here

Cleveland's power forward experienced a little bit of everything in his first season with the team. There was the monthlong state of limbo prior to his arrival, a sharp decline in the number of touches coming his way, whispers of discontent, late-night meetings with David Griffin that Miles Plumlee wanted to avoid, odd subtweets from LeBron, continuous questions about whether he'd exercise his Early Termination Option and explore free agency (the idea of playing for a certain Los Angeles team kept coming up, despite, you know, years and years of DIRECT REFUTATIONS of that rumor),...
Plain Dealer Jul 2, 2015

LeBron James and Kevin Love: It's always sunny in Cleveland, isn't it?

Wasn't Kevin Love supposed to leave Cleveland because he didn't feel comfortable around LeBron James?
Plain Dealer Jul 2, 2015

Kevin Love announces he is returning to Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Love announces on the website the Players Tribune that he will return to the Cavaliers for the 2015-16 season.

Tyson Chandler a Smart Signing for Phoenix Suns Regardless of Aldridge

The Suns surprised everyone on day one of free agency, signing veteran center Tyson Chandler to a 4-year, $52 million deal. It wasn't too long ago that Alex Len was the undisputed starting center for the 2015-16 season. After all, he had earned it after making significant progress during his sophomore year. Most Suns fans saw no reason to chase after a top free agent center, instead keeping an eye out for star power forwards such as Kevin Love and LaMarcus Aldridge. Then, the Suns shocked everyone on day one by signing Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler to a 4-year, $52 million...
Lakers' losing continues as LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love shun them

Lakers' losing continues as LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love shun them

The Lakers learned Wednesday just how swiftly free agency can move, and how fast optimism can dissolve into continued frustration. Over the course of one afternoon, the Lakers watched as their top target, LaMarcus Aldridge, reportedly booted them...
CelticsBlog Jul 1, 2015

What's next for the Celtics after signing Amir Johnson and Jonas Jerebko?

Ok, now what? So this has been an interesting first day of free agency hasn't it? The Celtics added a defensive big man though it wasn't a name that we had kicked around yet.  Amir Johnson is going to be a Boston Celtic and our friend Jonas Jerebko will be back as well. Those weren't the big names that many hoped for, but a lot of those names weren't very realistic anyway.  Reports indicate that the Celtics did their due diligence on some names (Kevin Love) and passed on others. Bulpett: Celtics reel in Amir Johnson on first day of NBA free agency | Celtics Insider | | Boston Herald It...
Fear The Sword Jul 1, 2015

Report: Iman Shumpert signs four year deal worth $40 million to stay in Cleveland

Iman Shumpert is reportedly returning to Cleveland next season. Iman Shumpert, like teammates Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson, will be a Cleveland Cavalier next season and will make a bit more money in the process. Shumpert has reportedly signed a four-year, $40 million dollar deal with the Cavs in lieu of pursuing a deal as a restricted free agent. The last year of the deal is a player option. Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders was the first to report Shumpert's new deal and Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the news soon after. Shumpert also hinted at his new deal with an...
Plain Dealer Jul 1, 2015

Kevin Love signing leaves Cleveland Cavaliers primed for more title chases -- Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

In signing Kevin Love, the Cavaliers are clearly saying they believe they would've won the NBA championship had Love and Kyrie Irving stayed healthy. And who's to say they're wrong -- Bud Shaw's Sports Spin.
Chronicle-Telegram Jul 1, 2015

Cavaliers lock up forwards Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson with long-term agreements

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers lived up to their playoff catchphrase on the opening day of NBA free agency. Cleveland went “All In” by reaching contract agreements with power forwards Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson — totaling more than $180 million. The transactions cannot become official until July 9, when the NBA’s signing moratorium ends. Unrestricted Read More... The post Cavaliers lock up forwards Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson with long-term agreements appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram. Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The...
Akron Beacon Journal Jul 1, 2015
Cavaliers’ championship window wide open as Kevin Love announces he’ll return on 5-year contract; Tristan Thompson also expected to re-sign

Cavaliers’ championship window wide open as Kevin Love announces he’ll return on 5-year contract; Tristan Thompson also expected to re-sign

Two men kept their word Wednesday. As a result, the Cavaliers appear poised to contend for championships for at least the next five years. Cavs owner Dan Gilbert, who has never blinked at spending whatever is deemed necessary to win, perhaps spent $200 million in one day Wednesday when Kevin Love announced in an article on The Players Tribune he will return to the Cavs next season and ESPN reported Tristan Thompson is nearing agreement with the Cavs on a deal that will pay him more than $80 million. Thompson’s deal is believed to be worth five years, just as Love is believed to be accepting...
Kevin Love to re-sign with Cleveland, giving Lakers one less option

Kevin Love to re-sign with Cleveland, giving Lakers one less option

The Lakers have one less option as they look to add a star big man to their young core, after Kevin Love announced his plans to re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers in a post on The Players' Tribune. The former UCLA star is reportedly working out a...

Kevin Love announces return to Cleveland with post on Players Tribune

The former Lake Oswego High School standout says he has unfinished business in Cleveland, which played in the NBA Finals while he was sidelined with a shoulder injury.

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