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Kevin Love

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Birthday
7, 1988
Birthplace
Santa Monica, CA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
Santa Monica, CA

About

Star NBA power forward/center known for his three-point shot and tough rebounding. He spent the first six years of his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves before a blockbuster trade sent him to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014. He won an Olympic gold medal with the U.S. national team in 2012 and an NBA Championship with the Cavaliers in 2016.

Before Fame

Walt Hazzard allowed Love to wear his retired #42 jersey while at UCLA. During his lone season at UCLA, Love earned Pac-10 Player of the Year honors and led the Bruins to the Final Four of the 2008 NCAA Tournament. 

Trivia

He was selected fifth overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies, but he was traded shortly thereafter to the Timberwolves. 

Family Life

He is the son of Stanley and Karen Love, and was raised with a brother and sister, Collin and Emily. In 2016, he began dating model Kate Bock. His uncle Mike Love helped found The Beach Boys

Associated With

He trained under the mentorship of Hall of Fame center Bill Walton at UCLA.