Report: Kevin Love to talk with Sixers before making buyout decision
The buyout market is open and the Philadelphia 76ers are looking for roster upgrades to help in their title bide. They made their move at the deadline to get below the luxury tax, which allows them to be players in the buyout market.
The Sixers brought in veteran Dewayne Dedmon on a deal. Now, they might be looking at another veteran big man.
NBA champion Kevin Love is completing a buyout with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs have essentially benched the veteran as they focus on their other talented bigs.
The Miami Heat are the front-runners to acquire Love, but the former All-Star plans to talk to the Sixers as well. Philadelphia offers a good chance at winning another title this late in his career.
ESPN Sources: Kevin Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers have completed a contract buyout. The Miami Heat are a frontrunner to sign Love, but he plans to talk to the Philadelphia 76ers before making a decision. pic.twitter.com/9YKux1Svj2
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The Sixers would definitely benefit from bringing in Love to help their bench unit. He has lost a step defensively, but his shooting prowess would be a big addition.