Connect with us

Headlines

Love Willing to Exercise Option if Traded to Warriors

The Warriors are willing to trade Klay Thompson for Kevin Love, who will exercise his player option for 2015-16 if traded there.

Yannis Koutroupis

Published

on

According to a source with knowledge of the situation, the Golden State Warriors are increasing their efforts to land Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love.

Love has recently been linked to trade talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has even reached out and voiced his desire to play with him according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Cavaliers are willing to let go of the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft Andrew Wiggins, but the Warriors are now willing to let go of Klay Thompson as well.

The Warriors have been trying to acquire Love without letting go of Thompson, but have come off of that stance because Love is willing to exercise his option for the 2015-16 season and put off becoming a free agent next summer according to a source.

David Lee and Harrison Barnes are expected to be a part of the deal as well. No trade is imminent, but the Warriors are willing to do whatever it takes to land Love now – even if that means letting go of a franchise favorite in Thompson.

Yannis Koutroupis is Basketball Insiders' Managing Site Editor and Senior Writer. He has been covering the NBA and NCAA for seven years.

Advertisement




15 Comments

15 Comments

  1. Pingback: Official Offseason News and Rumors - Page 378 - SportsHoopla.com Sports Forums

  2. Pingback: GS now putting Klay Thompson on the table for Love... - Blowout Cards Forums

  3. Pingback: Report: Warriors willing to deal Klay Thompson for Kevin Love - Full Scale Sports

  4. Pingback: Warriors Willing To Include Klay Thompson In Kevin Love Trade?

  5. Pingback: Golden State Warriors Willing To Trade Klay Thompson For Kevin Love - Factory of Sadness - A Cleveland Sports Site - Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers & More

  6. Pingback: Report: Warriors increasing effort to land Kevin Love - Rick Kupchella's – BringMeTheNews.com

  7. Pingback: Morning shootaround — July 18 - ONews.US - Latest News | ONews.US - Latest News

  8. Pingback: Report: Warriors Willing To Give Up Klay Thompson For Kevin Love | thacover2.com

  9. Pingback: Golden State Warriors Willing to Give up Klay Thompson for Kevin Love - Standing O Sports - Standing O Sports

  10. Pingback: The Credits: "Carlos" – Lakers Links - Fenway Living

  11. Pingback: The Credits: "Carlos" – Lakers Links - Sports News Time

  12. Pingback: Can Golden State Warriors Take Next Step Without Kevin Love Trade? | IamDistinct

  13. Pingback: NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Possible Kevin Love Trade | IamDistinct

  14. Pingback: NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Possible Kevin Love Trade | Sporty

  15. Pingback: NBA Rumors: Warriors Willing to Trade Klay Thompson for Kevin Love | FootBasket

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Headlines

Kevin Durant ‘Not Sure’ If He’ll Play vs OKC

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who sat out Sunday night’s 118-111 win over the Brooklyn Nets with a left ankle sprain, told ESPN’s Chris Haynes that he’s “not sure” whether he’ll be able to play Wednesday at Oklahoma City.

“I’m just going to take it day by day and see how it progresses,” Durant said before the game.

Source: ESPN

Continue Reading

Headlines

Two-Time All-Star David Lee Announces Retirement

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Two-time All-Star David Lee announced his retirement from the NBA on Sunday via Instagram.

Lee, 34, played for 12 years, finishing last season with the Spurs. He averaged 7.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 79 games for San Antonio.

Source: ESPN

Continue Reading

Headlines

Isaiah Thomas on Rehab Drill: ‘Hardest I’ve Run’

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas participated in full-court five-on-zero offensive drills Sunday, marking the first time he has practiced with his teammates in that manner since he was acquired from the Boston Celtics in a trade involving Kyrie Irving in August.

Thomas, who is still recovering from a torn labrum in his right hip, told Cleveland.com that Sunday was the “hardest I’ve run” during the rehabilitation process and he “felt good for the most part” afterward.

Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending Now