10 random facts about Kevin Love

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement in principle to send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected 2015 first-round draft pick, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski

With Kevin Love dominating the trade headlines, we've decided to track down some interesting facts about the rising NBA star.

While serving as an ambassador for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Love befriended Dylan Witschen, a 14-year-old boy and St. Jude patient who at the time was battling cancer. Love became good friends with Dylan and his family up until Dylan's passing in 2010. Love once kept Dylan's picture in his Timberwolves locker and wrote Dylan's No. 7 on his sneakers before every game.<br><br>
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While serving as an ambassador for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Love befriended Dylan Witschen, a 14-year-old boy and St. Jude patient who at the time was battling cancer. Love became good friends with Dylan and his family up until Dylan's passing in 2010. Love once kept Dylan's picture in his Timberwolves locker and wrote Dylan's No. 7 on his sneakers before every game.

He is dating actress Cody Horn. She has had roles in The Office and Magic Mike. <br><br>
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He is dating actress Cody Horn. She has had roles in The Office and Magic Mike.

During the NBA lockout, Kevin Love returned to UCLA to work towards getting his degree since he left the university early to pursue the NBA.<br><br>
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During the NBA lockout, Kevin Love returned to UCLA to work towards getting his degree since he left the university early to pursue the NBA.

Kevin Love went into the family business. His father, Stan Love, played in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Bullets.
10 random facts about Kevin Love
Kevin Love went into the family business. His father, Stan Love, played in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Bullets.
Kevin&rsquo;s aunt is also a big deal in the triathalon world. Kathleen McCartney Hearst, won the 1982 Ironman Triathlon and was inducted into the U.S. Triathlon Hall of Fame.<br><br>
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Kevin’s aunt is also a big deal in the triathalon world. Kathleen McCartney Hearst, won the 1982 Ironman Triathlon and was inducted into the U.S. Triathlon Hall of Fame.

His uncle, Mike Love, is the lead singer of the Beach Boys. Uncle Mike wrote &ldquo;California Girls.&rdquo;
10 random facts about Kevin Love
His uncle, Mike Love, is the lead singer of the Beach Boys. Uncle Mike wrote “California Girls.”
In high school, Love wanted to football and baseball, but his parents wouldn&rsquo;t let him play other sports. Love wanted to be a quarterback and was a decent pitcher.
10 random facts about Kevin Love
In high school, Love wanted to football and baseball, but his parents wouldn’t let him play other sports. Love wanted to be a quarterback and was a decent pitcher.
Since 2008, Kevin Love has been a Hoops for St. Jude ambassador since founding the Rookie Relief for St. Jude Program, a fundraising campaign to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.<br><br>
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Since 2008, Kevin Love has been a Hoops for St. Jude ambassador since founding the Rookie Relief for St. Jude Program, a fundraising campaign to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

In order to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Kevin Love has NFL player Larry Fitzgerald shave his head in October, 2012. Love decided to do this in solidarity with "all the women that have to shave their head because of chemotherapy," since cancer-combating treatments can sometimes lead to hair loss.
10 random facts about Kevin Love
In order to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Kevin Love has NFL player Larry Fitzgerald shave his head in October, 2012. Love decided to do this in solidarity with "all the women that have to shave their head because of chemotherapy," since cancer-combating treatments can sometimes lead to hair loss.

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