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Report: Cavs' Kevin Love had emotional outburst, expressed 'displeasure and disgust' with team

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Posted at 9:15 PM, Jan 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-04 21:17:07-05

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love might be ready to leave Cleveland, according to a report by Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Love reportedly had an emotional outburst directed at the team’s general manager Koby Altman on Saturday, where he expressed his “displeasure and disgust” with the team.

Prior to the outburst, Love was reportedly fined $1,000 by the Cavs for an incident that occurred on the bench during Tuesday’s game against the Raptors.

During Saturday’s game against the Thunder, Love became visibly upset while on the court. As Colin Sexton maintained control of the ball, Love appeared annoyed, throwing his arms in the air. When he finally got the ball, Love immediately shot it off to teammate Cedi Osman before being taken out of the game.

Love came to Cleveland as part of a trade deal prior to the 2014 season—winning the Eastern Conference Finals four consecutive times and winning the team’s first-ever NBA Championship in 2016.

The 31-year-old is in his sixth season with Cleveland and still has another three years left on the four-year, $120 million contract extension he signed last summer.

Love clearly seems unhappy in Cleveland, but he might not be here long. According to earlier reports, the Cavs are ready to listen to trade offers for Love.

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