Kevin Love Considering Teaming Up With Deron Williams In Turkey
Minnesota Timberwolves star, and NBA rebounding king, Kevin Love, is reportedly considering signing with Besiktas of the Turkish Basketball League, according to Yahoo! Sports.
“I’ve been going back and forth with Deron on it,” Love told Yahoo! Sports on Friday. “I’ll be making my decision in the next couple of days.”
Besiktas has been arguably the busiest basketball team in the world this NBA offseason. The club has already signed New Jersey Nets star point guard Deron Williams, and has also been actively luring Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng. Back in July, it was reported that Besiktas was also in hard pursuit of superstar Kobe Bryant, however it appears those talks have died down.
In 73 games last season, Love averaged 20.2 points and 15.2 rebounds per game for the Timberwolves. He was named the NBA’s Most Improved Player of the Year in 2010-11.