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Chronicle-Telegram

Cavaliers: Kevin Love returns from concussion, comes off bench, has little impact with 11 points

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers were able to show some Love on Friday night. Unfortunately, the addition of power forward Kevin Love to the roster wasn’t nearly enough as the Golden State Warriors pulled away late for a 108-97 victory in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. The Warriors took a 3-1 lead in the Read More... The post Cavaliers: Kevin Love returns from concussion, comes off bench, has little impact with 11 points appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.

Columbus Dispatch

NBA | Cavaliers' Kevin Love cleared to play tonight against Warriors

Kevin Love will play in tonight’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals but will come off the bench for the Cavaliers. Love suffered a concussion during the first half of Game 2 last Sunday at Golden State.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers notebook: Kevin Love returns for Game 4, but not as starter

CLEVELAND: Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue played coy Friday evening when dealing with the question of whether forward Kevin Love would play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.Love went through a short pre-game workout and appeared happy after. That later proved an indicator that the third cog in the team’s Big 3 would play. He was officially cleared to play less than two hours before tipoff and entered the game at 5:03 in the first quarter to a huge ovation.Love suffered a concussion in Game 2, a blowout loss to the Golden State Warriors, and sat out Game 3 with Richard Jefferson starting in his...

News-Herald

Love takes part in Game 4 shootaround, game status unclear

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio >> Cavaliers forward Kevin Love remains questionable for Game 4 of the NBA Finals as he recovers from a concussion.Love, who was hurt in Game 2, was taking jump shots when the media was allowed in after the Cavs' shootaround Friday morning. He's still following the NBA's concussion protocol and whether he plays may not be determined until game time.

News-Herald

Cleveland Cavaliers notes: Teams react to Kevin Love being sidelined by concussion

Call it the Kevin Love Ripple Effect.When it became official June 8 that the Cavaliers veteran power forward was ruled out of Game 3 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena because of the concussion he suffered in Game 2, both teams and coaches scrambled their plans.Love's failure to clear the league's concussion protocol obviously had the most impact on the Cavs, who could ill afford the loss after being drubbed in Oakland in Games 1 and 2 of the best-of-seven series.

San Jose Mercury News

NBA Finals: Kevin Love practices with Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, who missed Game 3 of the NBA Finals because of a concussion, goes through non-contact drills Thursday.

Plain Dealer

Cavs forward Kevin Love (concussion) ruled out for Game 3 of NBA Finals against Warriors

The Cavaliers were hopeful Love would be available, but the league informed the team the earliest he would be granted permission to play would be Game 4 on Friday.

News-Herald

Kevin Love takes part in shootaround, could play in Game 3

INDEPENDENCE >> Kevin Love may be a step closer to returning to the NBA Finals.The Cavaliers' starting forward, who suffered a concussion in Game 2 on Sunday night, took part in a portion of Cleveland's morning shootaround, increasing his chances of playing in Game 3 on Wednesday night.

Chronicle-Telegram

Cavaliers uncertain when Kevin Love will be back

CLEVELAND — Kevin Love was cleared to fly. His playing status remains up in the air. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward, who sustained a concussion in the first half Sunday in a Game 2 NBA Finals loss to Golden State, traveled with his teammates Monday as they regrouped. A Cavs spokesman said in an email that Read More... The post Cavaliers uncertain when Kevin Love will be back appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.

San Francisco Chronicle

Kevin Love’s status up in air for Game 3

Kevin Love was cleared to fly from San Francisco to Cleveland with the team on Monday, but no other health update was available from a team source with information on the Cavaliers’ starting power forward. Love took an elbow from Harrison Barnes to the back of the head midway through Sunday’s second quarter and stayed on the ground for nearly two minutes as the game continued for seven seconds before a timeout could be called. “Losing one of our top three players would always be a big impact, but right now he’s in the concussion protocol,” Cleveland head coach Tyronn Lue said....

Oakland Tribune

NBA Finals: Cavaliers' Kevin Love misses practice

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love does not practice as he goes through the NBA's concussion protocol.

Plain Dealer

Kevin Love progressing in concussion protocol program, could be cleared for Game 3

The determination on Love's status will be made close to game time.

Plain Dealer

Kevin Love placed in NBA's concussion protocol, has steps to clear before returning to action

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love was able to fly back with the team on Monday, but his status for Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday remains unknown, as he is in the NBA's concussion protocol program.

Plain Dealer

Kevin Love heads to the locker room in third quarter of NBA Finals Game 2 with head injury, enters league's concussion protocol (video)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love took himself out of the game in the third quarter of Game 2 on Sunday night and went straight back to the locker room to be checked out.

San Jose Mercury News

NBA Finals: Kevin Love cleared to travel

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, who suffered a concussion in NBA Finals Game 2 on Sunday, was able to fly to Cleveland with the team Monday.