5 Reasons Kevin Love Will Be Back with Minnesota Timberwolves Next Season

5 Reasons Kevin Love Will Be Back in Minnesota Next Season

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Kevin Love wants to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves. We all know that by now, but his contract officially runs through next season. At the offseason's start it seemed like he was heading to the Boston Celtics, however, those talks have now cooled and the Cleveland Cavaliers have emerged. If they do not offer Andrew Wiggins though, then this could take a while. Here are five reasons why Love could be back in Minnesota.

5. Flip Saunders Has Confidence

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5. Flip Saunders Has Confidence

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Flip Saunders is a confident head coach who got the best out of Kevin Garnett's years in Minnesota, and it is also worth pointing out that he did not exactly get a fair shake during his tenure with the Washington Wizards. Anybody remember Gilbert Arenas?

4. They Will Wait Out the Market

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4. They Will Wait Out the Market

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It appears that the market for Love is still on hold even after LeBron James came to his decision. The T-Wolves could just hold onto their PF until the trade deadline next season, but this would make the locker room pretty uncomfortable.

3. LeBron Needs More Help Than Just Love

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3. LeBron Needs More Help Than Just Love

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This is probably the biggest reason that Love may not get moved before the start of the season. LeBron would be a superb mentor to Andrew Wiggins, and I am not sure they should give up on the pairing so quickly. They could be like David Robinson and Tim Duncan at the small forward position.

2. Maybe They Can Change His Mind

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2. Maybe They Can Change His Mind

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I do not think that this is doable, because that locker room seemed to be broken in a lot of different ways at the end of last year. But if Ricky Rubio and Love can repair things and put together a playoff run, then it could be a different story next season.

1. They Want Maximum Trade Value

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1. They Want Maximum Trade Value

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We all remember what happened to the T-Wolves after KG left town, but at least he gave them some love during the Celtics' NBA Finals celebration. Love's departure is not going to be as smooth, and the franchise would be wise to take their time and get the best deal they can.