Kevin Love to leave Minnesota Timberwolves in free agency

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According to reports from ESPN, NBA All-Star Kevin Love is set to head to the free agency market next season.

The Minnesota Timberwolves power forward is one of the best players in the league and seems to have finally had enough of playing on a losing team like the T'Wolves, who missed out on the playoffs this year and ended the season with a 40-42 record.

The source says that Love has made it clear to the organization that he intends to become an unrestricted free agent after next season and has no interest in a contract extension to stay in Minnesota.

And now it looks more and more likely that after months of straight rejecting any deal put on the table for Love, the T'Wolves may be actively shopping their man in an effort to try and get something out of Love's leaving.

As you can imagine, a player that averaged 26 points and 12 rebounds a game is going to get a lot of attention from sides looking to improve. Among the list of possible destinations for the big man include the LA Lakers, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors and the unlikeliest side in the equation - Phoenix who have a lot to offer in a potential trade.

Minnesota have failed to reach the playoffs in every one of the six seasons that Love has been with the side after being drafted with the fifth overall pick out of UCLA.

The 25-year old Love finished the season as the third best player in the league according to Player Efficiency Rating, finishing only behind MVP Kevin Durant and runner up for the award, LeBron James.

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