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: