The NBA’s summer soap opera has mercifully come to a close. After weeks of speculation, Kevin Love is officially headed to Cleveland as part of a three-team trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers.
Cleveland, Minnesota and Philadelphia have completed NBA trade call, source tells Yahoo. Kevin Love has joined LeBron James with the Cavs.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 23, 2014
Here’s a complete breakdown of the moving parts in the deal.
Minnesota gets: Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young, $6.3 million trade exception
Philadelphia gets: Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved, 2015 Miami first round pick (via Cleveland)
Cleveland gets: Kevin Love
The Wolves have wasted no time in welcoming their new additions to the region by taking out a newspaper ad in today’s edition of the St. Paul Pioneer Press:
— John Shipley (@johnDshipley) August 23, 2014