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3. Kevin Love

The main go-to player for the Minnesota Timberwolves for years, Kevin Love may not have been able to take his team to the playoffs but he was thought to be one of the best Power Forwards in the game.  Before he would become the “third option” and an NBA Champion in Cleveland, Love would become a two-time Second Team All-NBA Selection and a three-time All-Star.  Love did not exactly leave Minnesota on the best of terms, as he was upset that Minnesota was never a contender but it was not for the lack of effort from the former UCLA Bruin.

10. Kevin Love

Kevin Love would spend the first six years of his career with the Minnesota Timberwolves where he was the team's star, but the T-Wolves lacked much else, and he never made the playoffs while he played there.  LeBron James would return to Cleveland, and the Cavs would orchestrate a trade to bring Love to the Cavaliers to join him and Kyrie Irving.  Love was now the number three option on a superteam, but like many stars, he had to take time to adjust, and eventually, he found his footing.  The triumvirate would take Cleveland to their first NBA Championship in 2016.

The Top 50 Minnesota Timberwolves of All-Time are now up

This is a long process isn’t it?

As many of you are aware, we are in the process of working on another series of lists here at Notinhalloffame.com.  That is the Top 50 players of every major North American Franchise.  As such, we are proud to present our second team (all of which whose order has been chosen at random), the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Granted, we know that Minnesota has not been an overly successful franchise, but the process means that we have to do them all!

Clearly the number one choice is obvious, the recently retired Kevin Garnett, but the fun part is watching this list change with it being a young franchise.

We will give you the top five now for those of you interested:

1. Kevin Garnett

2. Kevin Love

3. Wally Szczerbiak

4. Terrell Brandon

5. Tom Gugliotta

Who are the rest?

You can find them here:

We will be unveiling another franchise from Minnesota, the Minnesota Vikings.

As always, we here at Notinhalloffame.com thank you for your support!

Our Top 50 Cleveland Cavaliers are now up

Yes, we know that this is taking a while!

As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  We have a new one to unveil today, that of the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

The Cavaliers were formed in 1970, but it was not until they drafted LeBron James. They would reach the NBA Finals for the first time in 2007, but James grew frustrated and took his talents to the Miami Heat.  He returned and brought Kevin Love with him and joined a team that had Kyrie Irving. The Cavaliers would win the Eastern Conference four years in a row (2015-18), and they would win their first and only championship in 2016.

As for all of our top 50 players in basketball we look at the following: 

1.  Advanced Statistics.

2. Traditional statistics and how they finished in the NBA.

3. Playoff accomplishments.

4. Their overall impact on the team and other intangibles not reflected in a stat sheet.

Remember, this is ONLY based on what a player does on that particular team and not what he accomplished elsewhere and also note that we have placed an increased importance on the first two categories.

This list is updated up until the end of the 2018-19 Season.

The complete list can be found here,but as always we announce our top five in this article.  They are:

1. LeBron James

2. Mark Price

3. Brad Daugherty

4. Zydrunas Ilgauskas

5. Larry Nance

We will continue our adjustments on our existing lists and will continue developing our new lists.  

Look for or All-Time Top 50 Edmonton Oilers coming next!

As always we thank you for your support.

#18. Kevin Love: Cleveland Cavaliers

Love was out most of last year due to a foot injury, and he is the lone star left of the Cavaliers' championship team.  His All-Star days are likely behind him, and there is a good chance that there won't be a significant addition to his resume.  He probably has enough now, but the career narrative on Love is not as strong as it used to be.
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