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Cleveland Cavaliers trade rumors: Kevin Love to Houston Rockets?


According to reports, the Cavaliers are looking to shop star forward Kevin Love in order to get more pieces to help the team.

He has played only 21 minutes per game in the NBA Finals against Golden State Warriors and he averaged 7.0 points with only six field goal attempts.

Tyronn Lue has a little more confidence in the old man Richard Jefferson, who is playing very well through this series.

After great seasons with Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love is struggling so far with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. He was supposed to be the part of Big Three, but we see so far that Cavs have the Big Two plus Tristan Thompson.

There is no denying that Love is a very important player in the franchise, scoring from inside and outside as well as getting important rebounds, but there is a sense that he just does not fit perfectly with the team.

He wants to shoot more, and he wants a special game plan for him, and that could be a problem for LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. Both players know how to score and they are so good when they played isolation, but another iso play for Kevin Love is way too much.

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After Rockets hired Mike D’Antoni, Kevin Love would be more than happy to play in his “run and gun” system. With James Harden, he will be the only one who can score and shoot the ball. And Houston Rockets could have an extra option with Ryan Anderson and Kevin Love on the floor, so they can shoot from the downtown, but who will get a rebound? Probably nobody. But, I know that D'Antoni likes players with three-pointers in their hands.

Mike D’Antoni doesn’t care about defense, and Kevin Love doesn’t care, too, so they would find an agreement to play together with James Harden, I guess?

Houston Rockets can offer Trevor Ariza, Clint Capela and Patrick Beverly for him, and I think that LeBron James will appreciate that, because he likes to play with Trevor Ariza, because of his defense and Clint Capela could play in the second unit and substitute Tristan Thompson.

Patrick Beverly could play from the bench and he also could score from the downtown, because he had 40% behind the three point line. He scored 1.7 three-pointers per game, even better than Kyrie Irving last season (1.6 three-pointers per game).

Beverly is also a lockdown defender and with Trevor Ariza, Tristan Thompson, Iman Shumpert and LeBron James, the Cavaliers could have a great defensive lineup in the NBA.

The win-win situation for Cleveland Cavaliers, are you agree with me?

These three players are even better than just Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler.

But, is that better than DeMarcus Cousins? I don't think so.