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Kevin Love

Kevin Wesley Love ▪ Twitter: @kevinlove

Position: Power Forward and Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-10 ▪ Weight: 260 lbs.
Born: September 7, 1988 in Santa Monica, California
High School: Lake Oswego in Lake Oswego, Oregon
Recruiting Rank: 2007 (2)
College: University of California, Los Angeles
Draft: Memphis Grizzlies, 1st round (5th pick, 5th overall), 2008 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 29, 2008
Age: 25 years, 228 days ▪ Experience: 5 years
Relatives: Son of Stan Love

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2008-09 20 MIN NBA C 81 37 2048 316 688 .459 2 19 .105 314 669 .469 265 336 .789 274 460 734 84 35 50 118 205 899
2009-10 21 MIN NBA PF 60 22 1714 291 646 .450 35 106 .330 256 540 .474 225 276 .815 227 431 658 136 43 23 117 136 842
2010-11 ★ 22 MIN NBA PF 73 73 2611 482 1026 .470 88 211 .417 394 815 .483 424 499 .850 330 782 1112 184 45 28 155 148 1476
2011-12 ★ 23 MIN NBA PF 55 55 2145 474 1059 .448 105 282 .372 369 777 .475 379 460 .824 226 508 734 111 47 28 128 152 1432
2012-13 24 MIN NBA PF 18 18 618 105 298 .352 20 92 .217 85 206 .413 100 142 .704 64 188 252 42 13 9 39 34 330
2013-14 ★ 25 MIN NBA PF 77 77 2797 650 1421 .457 190 505 .376 460 916 .502 520 633 .821 224 739 963 341 59 35 196 136 2010
Career NBA 364 282 11933 2318 5138 .451 440 1215 .362 1878 3923 .479 1913 2346 .815 1345 3108 4453 898 242 173 753 811 6989

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2008-09 20 MIN NBA C 81 37 25.3 3.9 8.5 .459 0.0 0.2 .105 3.9 8.3 .469 3.3 4.1 .789 3.4 5.7 9.1 1.0 0.4 0.6 1.5 2.5 11.1
2009-10 21 MIN NBA PF 60 22 28.6 4.9 10.8 .450 0.6 1.8 .330 4.3 9.0 .474 3.8 4.6 .815 3.8 7.2 11.0 2.3 0.7 0.4 2.0 2.3 14.0
2010-11 ★ 22 MIN NBA PF 73 73 35.8 6.6 14.1 .470 1.2 2.9 .417 5.4 11.2 .483 5.8 6.8 .850 4.5 10.7 15.2 2.5 0.6 0.4 2.1 2.0 20.2
2011-12 ★ 23 MIN NBA PF 55 55 39.0 8.6 19.3 .448 1.9 5.1 .372 6.7 14.1 .475 6.9 8.4 .824 4.1 9.2 13.3 2.0 0.9 0.5 2.3 2.8 26.0
2012-13 24 MIN NBA PF 18 18 34.3 5.8 16.6 .352 1.1 5.1 .217 4.7 11.4 .413 5.6 7.9 .704 3.6 10.4 14.0 2.3 0.7 0.5 2.2 1.9 18.3
2013-14 ★ 25 MIN NBA PF 77 77 36.3 8.4 18.5 .457 2.5 6.6 .376 6.0 11.9 .502 6.8 8.2 .821 2.9 9.6 12.5 4.4 0.8 0.5 2.5 1.8 26.1
Career NBA 364 282 32.8 6.4 14.1 .451 1.2 3.3 .362 5.2 10.8 .479 5.3 6.4 .815 3.7 8.5 12.2 2.5 0.7 0.5 2.1 2.2 19.2

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2008-09 20 MIN NBA C 81 37 2048 5.6 12.1 .459 0.0 0.3 .105 5.5 11.8 .469 4.7 5.9 .789 4.8 8.1 12.9 1.5 0.6 0.9 2.1 3.6 15.8
2009-10 21 MIN NBA PF 60 22 1714 6.1 13.6 .450 0.7 2.2 .330 5.4 11.3 .474 4.7 5.8 .815 4.8 9.1 13.8 2.9 0.9 0.5 2.5 2.9 17.7
2010-11 ★ 22 MIN NBA PF 73 73 2611 6.6 14.1 .470 1.2 2.9 .417 5.4 11.2 .483 5.8 6.9 .850 4.5 10.8 15.3 2.5 0.6 0.4 2.1 2.0 20.4
2011-12 ★ 23 MIN NBA PF 55 55 2145 8.0 17.8 .448 1.8 4.7 .372 6.2 13.0 .475 6.4 7.7 .824 3.8 8.5 12.3 1.9 0.8 0.5 2.1 2.6 24.0
2012-13 24 MIN NBA PF 18 18 618 6.1 17.4 .352 1.2 5.4 .217 5.0 12.0 .413 5.8 8.3 .704 3.7 11.0 14.7 2.4 0.8 0.5 2.3 2.0 19.2
2013-14 ★ 25 MIN NBA PF 77 77 2797 8.4 18.3 .457 2.4 6.5 .376 5.9 11.8 .502 6.7 8.1 .821 2.9 9.5 12.4 4.4 0.8 0.5 2.5 1.8 25.9
Career NBA 364 282 11933 7.0 15.5 .451 1.3 3.7 .362 5.7 11.8 .479 5.8 7.1 .815 4.1 9.4 13.4 2.7 0.7 0.5 2.3 2.4 21.1

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
2008-09 20 MIN NBA C 81 2048 18.3 .538 .461 .488 .028 15.1 27.3 21.0 6.8 0.9 1.9 12.4 21.0 112 109 3.4 1.9 5.3 .124
2009-10 21 MIN NBA PF 60 1714 20.7 .549 .478 .427 .164 14.5 28.6 21.5 12.9 1.3 1.0 13.2 22.4 113 109 3.4 1.5 4.9 .138
2010-11 ★ 22 MIN NBA PF 73 2611 24.3 .593 .513 .486 .206 13.7 34.2 23.6 11.8 0.9 0.8 11.1 22.9 123 108 8.9 2.5 11.4 .210
2011-12 ★ 23 MIN NBA PF 55 2145 25.4 .568 .497 .434 .266 11.6 26.4 19.0 10.0 1.1 0.9 9.2 28.8 117 104 7.6 2.3 10.0 .223
2012-13 24 MIN NBA PF 18 618 17.9 .458 .386 .477 .309 11.5 35.9 23.3 11.8 1.1 1.1 9.8 28.9 99 102 0.1 0.9 1.1 .084
2013-14 ★ 25 MIN NBA PF 77 2797 26.9 .591 .524 .445 .355 8.5 29.5 18.7 21.4 1.0 1.0 10.3 28.8 120 104 10.6 3.7 14.3 .245
Career NBA 364 11933 23.2 .566 .494 .457 .236 12.3 29.8 20.9 13.0 1.0 1.1 10.9 25.3 117 106 34.1 12.9 47.0 .189

Shooting data is available as of the 2000-01 season  ▪  Minor differences with official season totals may exist
Data in this table is current for games through 2014-04-22

Shooting

2-Pt Field Goals 3-Pt Field Goals
% of FGA by Distance FG% by Distance Dunks Corner Heaves
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP FG% Dist. 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P %Ast'd %FGA Md. %Ast'd %3PA 3P% Att. Md.
2008-09 20 MIN NBA C 81 2048 .459 7.1 .972 .528 .164 .103 .177 .028 .469 .551 .416 .282 .385 .105 .599 .060 38 .500 .105 .500 6 0
2009-10 21 MIN NBA PF 60 1714 .450 9.5 .836 .427 .176 .105 .127 .164 .474 .565 .386 .338 .402 .330 .527 .026 16 .914 .132 .571 5 0
2010-11 22 MIN NBA PF 73 2611 .470 10.4 .794 .352 .259 .078 .105 .206 .483 .615 .398 .313 .380 .417 .525 .026 22 .989 .081 .529 4 0
2011-12 23 MIN NBA PF 55 2145 .448 12.3 .734 .335 .159 .082 .158 .266 .475 .600 .393 .287 .389 .372 .482 .040 39 .924 .092 .308 2 0
2012-13 24 MIN NBA PF 18 618 .352 12.7 .691 .322 .191 .060 .117 .309 .413 .490 .281 .556 .343 .217 .541 .030 8 .850 .043 .500 1 0
2013-14 25 MIN NBA PF 77 2797 .457 14.3 .645 .251 .169 .091 .134 .355 .502 .669 .413 .354 .400 .376 .565 .023 31 .858 .095 .396 5 0
Career NBA 364 11933 .451 11.5 .764 .352 .186 .088 .137 .236 .479 .596 .395 .328 .389 .362 .540 .033 154 .902 .091 .423 23 0

Play-by-play data is available as of the 2000-01 season  ▪  Minor differences with official season totals may exist
Data in this table is current for games through 2014-04-22

Play-by-Play

Position Estimate +/- Per 100 Poss. Turnovers
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PG% SG% SF% PF% C% On Court On-Off Off. Foul Bad Pass Lost Ball Other PGA And-1 SF Drawn FGA Blkd
2008-09 20 MIN NBA C 81 2048 41% 59% -7.4 -3.6 19 41 33 25 179 26 154 78
2009-10 21 MIN NBA PF 60 1714 95% 5% -7.0 +5.3 16 51 30 20 284 19 118 60
2010-11 22 MIN NBA PF 73 2611 75% 25% -5.8 +3.7 23 59 46 27 401 41 213 96
2011-12 23 MIN NBA PF 55 2145 54% 46% +0.5 +7.9 23 41 46 18 257 32 178 65
2012-13 24 MIN NBA PF 18 618 82% 18% +0.3 +2.9 5 14 16 4 94 5 50 33
2013-14 25 MIN NBA PF 77 2797 61% 39% +5.6 +11.0 27 95 55 18 744 36 224 63
Career NBA 364 11933 65% 35% -2.1 +5.1 113 301 226 112 1959 159 937 395

All-Star Games

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2010-11 22 MIN NBA PF 1 0 11:44 1 3 .333 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 2
2011-12 23 MIN NBA PF 1 0 18:24 7 12 .583 2 4 .500 1 3 .333 2 7 1 3 0 1 0 17
2013-14 25 MIN NBA PF 1 1 32:46 5 11 .455 2 7 .286 1 4 .250 1 9 2 1 0 1 0 13
Career NBA 3 1 63 13 26 .500 4 11 .364 2 7 .286 3 20 4 4 0 3 0 32

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 5 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Kevin Love 11.4 10.0 5.3 4.9 1.1
Chris Mullin 91.0 10.6 10.2 5.2 5.1 2.9
Lou Hudson 88.7 11.1 10.1 7.9 4.9 2.2
Shawn Kemp 86.9 11.7 9.1 6.7 6.1 2.1
Scottie Pippen 86.0 12.7 11.2 5.7 4.0 2.3
Danny Manning 85.6 9.8 7.9 5.3 5.2 0.7
Glen Rice 83.8 10.2 7.9 6.3 4.4 1.4
Goose Ligon 83.8 9.9 9.7 6.5 6.3 2.4
Kevin Garnett 83.6 11.6 9.6 7.3 5.4 4.4
Tracy McGrady 82.9 12.2 11.5 6.6 3.3 2.0
Carlos Boozer 82.8 9.9 9.4 5.9 4.1 3.5
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Kevin Love 11.4 10.0 5.3 4.9 1.1
Goose Ligon 81.0 9.9 9.7 6.5 6.3 2.4 1.0 0.3
Serge Ibaka 74.9 9.4 7.6 6.2 3.7
Fred Schaus 70.9 8.5 8.4 6.8 4.0 3.7
Doug Moe 70.1 9.4 5.2 4.8 4.3 1.8
Julian Hammond 68.0 6.7 6.6 5.7 5.1 0.8
Blake Griffin 67.8 10.6 9.8 9.2
Ryan Anderson 66.4 8.9 6.5 6.4 3.1 2.5
Danilo Gallinari 65.9 7.2 6.1 5.6 3.9 1.0
Arthur Becker 65.9 9.6 5.4 4.6 4.4 3.7 0.3
Reggie King 65.7 8.3 6.2 4.8 3.4 1.6 0.5

College

Light text indicates college freshman or JV participant
Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
2007-08 19 UCLA 39 1156 227 406 29 82 198 258 415 75 681 .559 .354 .767 29.6 17.5 10.6 1.9
Career 39 1156 227 406 29 82 198 258 415 75 681 .559 .354 .767 29.6 17.5 10.6 1.9

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games
2011 NBA
2012 NBA
2014 NBA
Weekly & Monthly Awards

Player of the Week: 2 times (Show/Hide)

Rookie of the Month: 1 time (Show/Hide)

MVP Award Shares
2011-12 NBA 0.048 (6)
Active 0.048 (18)
Career 0.048 (101)
Field Goals
2011-12 NBA 474 (10)
2013-14 NBA 650 (8)
Field Goal Attempts
2011-12 NBA 1059 (8)
2013-14 NBA 1421 (4)
3-Pt Field Goals
2013-14 NBA 190 (8)
3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
2013-14 NBA 505 (6)
Free Throws
2011-12 NBA 379 (4)
2013-14 NBA 520 (3)
Free Throw Attempts
2011-12 NBA 460 (5)
2013-14 NBA 633 (5)
Offensive Rebounds
2008-09 NBA 274 (3)
2010-11 NBA 330 (1)
2011-12 NBA 226 (5)
Defensive Rebounds
2010-11 NBA 782 (2)
2011-12 NBA 508 (3)
2013-14 NBA 739 (2)
Total Rebounds
2008-09 NBA 734 (9)
2010-11 NBA 1112 (1)
2011-12 NBA 734 (2)
2013-14 NBA 963 (3)
Points
2011-12 NBA 1432 (5)
2013-14 NBA 2010 (4)
Minutes Per Game
2011-12 NBA 39.0 (2)
Points Per Game
2011-12 NBA 26.0 (4)
2013-14 NBA 26.1 (4)
Rebounds Per Game
2008-09 NBA 9.1 (9)
2010-11 NBA 15.2 (1)
2011-12 NBA 13.3 (2)
2013-14 NBA 12.5 (3)
Player Efficiency Rating
2010-11 NBA 24.3 (4)
2011-12 NBA 25.4 (5)
2013-14 NBA 26.9 (3)
True Shooting Pct
Career NBA .566 (86)
Career .566 (88)
Offensive Rebound Pct
2008-09 NBA 15.1 (1)
2009-10 NBA 14.5 (1)
2010-11 NBA 13.7 (5)
Defensive Rebound Pct
2008-09 NBA 27.3 (9)
2009-10 NBA 28.6 (5)
2010-11 NBA 34.2 (2)
2011-12 NBA 26.4 (4)
2013-14 NBA 29.5 (3)
Total Rebound Pct
2008-09 NBA 21.0 (3)
2009-10 NBA 21.5 (4)
2010-11 NBA 23.6 (2)
2011-12 NBA 19.0 (4)
Usage Pct
2013-14 NBA 28.8 (8)
Offensive Rating
2010-11 NBA 123.1 (5)
2013-14 NBA 120.0 (8)
Active 116.8 (7)
Career NBA 116.8 (23)
Career 116.8 (22)
Offensive Win Shares
2010-11 NBA 8.9 (4)
2011-12 NBA 7.6 (4)
2013-14 NBA 10.6 (3)
Win Shares
2010-11 NBA 11.4 (9)
2011-12 NBA 10.0 (4)
2013-14 NBA 14.3 (3)
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
2010-11 NBA .210 (9)
2011-12 NBA .223 (7)
2013-14 NBA .245 (4)

Transactions

June 26, 2008: Drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 2008 NBA Draft.

June 26, 2008: Traded by the Memphis Grizzlies with Brian Cardinal, Jason Collins and Mike Miller to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Greg Buckner, Marko Jaric, O.J. Mayo and Antoine Walker.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
2008-09 Minnesota Timberwolves NBA $3,163,680
2009-10 Minnesota Timberwolves NBA $3,401,040
2010-11 Minnesota Timberwolves NBA $3,638,280
2011-12 Minnesota Timberwolves NBA $4,609,701
2012-13 Minnesota Timberwolves NBA $13,668,750
2013-14 Minnesota Timberwolves NBA $14,693,906
Career (may be incomplete) $43,175,357

Contract

Free Agent or Unsigned Draft Pick cap hold ▪ Player, Team, or Early Termination option
Team 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Minnesota Timberwolves $14,693,906 $15,719,062 $16,744,218
  • Signed extension on January 25, 2012 for an assumed $60,825,936 for 4 years that starts in 2012-13.
  • 2015-16 is a Player Option.

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