NBA Rumors: Kevin Love “100% certainty” to join Lakers

Dec 20, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol (16) guards Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love (42) in the second half of the game at Staples Center. The Lakers won 104-91. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

While times are currently rough in Laker land, the future looks bright. In an article from ESPN’s Chris Broussard, he speaks of a GM who told him that Minnesota Timberwolves big man Kevin Love is a guaranteed Laker.

 

As for the Kevin Love-to-New York rumors, most executives believe Love is destined for the Lakers when he becomes a free agent in 2015. “That’s a 100 percent certainty,” one GM told me.

 

The Love-to-LA rumors are not new and have long been rumbling with Love’s impatience and anger with the Timberwolves franchise growing bigger and bigger. Love is not scheduled to become a free agent until 2015, leaving the Lakers one year away from his possible arrival.

 

With all the cap space this summer, the Lakers could be left in a lingo of whether to spend big on a free agent now or wait on Love for the future.

Topics: Free Agency, Free Agent, Kevin Love, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rumors, Trade

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  • Conor Cahill

    Wait for Love. I cant stand this Melo talk.

  • Daryl Peek

    I’ll believe it when I hear it from K. Love.

  • JoeDaBeast

    All from ONE GM?!?!?!

  • Dom4LA

    Problem is if this is real and Minnesota will trade him to another team its to early for a sign and trade so his new team will have to hope he commits to them long term so he’s not just a 1 year rental, but a lot of teams will take a shot on him, his value won’t go down. Love could come out &say I’m not re-signing for anyone else if he is traded, &then LAL would be in prime position but I doubt this happens, I can see him traded next year at the deadline, or on draft day this year, but not to LA.

  • Dom4LA

    Was this GM Mitch Kupchak lol?