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Dallas Mavericks reportedly interested in trading for Kevin Love

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Dallas Mavericks could have interest in acquiring Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward Kevin Love, per Chris Fedor of cleveland.com.

Kevin Love has been out for most of this season due to injury. He only played in two games before Cleveland ruled him out.

He’s averaging 9.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 2.5 assists in 23 minutes. Despite his down season, Love could still offer rebounding and shooting to the Mavericks.

“A source with knowledge of the Mavericks’ thinking suggested Kevin Love as a much better fit given the team’s 3-point woes and desire to surround MVP candidate Luka Doncic with shooters,” Fedor wrote.

“Love would also help boost Dallas’ problematic defensive rebounding metrics. Still, the Mavericks have two appealing expiring contracts – Tim Hardaway Jr. ($18 million) and James Johnson ($16 million) – that would help facilitate a deal.”

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