Kevin Love had his troubles with the Cavs throughout the couple years that he’s been with the team. Whether it be not fitting in with the rest of his teammates throughout the first season, the cryptic tweets or the troubles with the freak injury in the first round of the playoffs, it hadn’t been an easy adjustment for Love.
But it seems like this year that Kevin Love has found his groove with the Wine and Gold. It seemed even at the start of the season that he was in a groove with his aggressive scoring. He was named to the all-star team this year; he did not play for the team because he was injured. But after he returned from injury and finished out the season he did so with a semi-average ending.
Love has struck gold this postseason however in multiple games, especially in this current series against the Boston Celtics; he was one of the only bright spots in the team’s Game 3 loss. Love is averaging 17.3 PPG this season in the playoffs to go along with 10.3 rebounds. This is only Love’s third season in the playoffs but this is the only season where he is averaging a double-double in the playoffs.
It seems like Love is doing everything right for the Cavs and he’s thriving for the team at the right time. One just has to hope that he’s able to do it against the Warriors; Love hasn’t done anything special against the Dubs. It’s been amazing to see Kevin Love perform above what we expect in the playoffs right now and it seems like Love has found his niche this season with the team.
One of the biggest things that has propelled Love to another level this season is having him aggressive from the start. He gets his touches early and it warms him up for the rest of the game; he’s like wide receiver in football.
With only one win left in the series against Boston we should expect to see Love aggressive and building confidence going into the NBA Finals.
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