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NBA Trade Rumors: The latest on Andrew Wiggins, Nikola Mirotic, and the quest for Kevin Love

Information and misinformation are flying around constantly. Here's the latest in the Kevin Love saga.

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The only thing we know for sure is that the Minnesota Timberwolves are looking into offers for Kevin Love. Everything that's come out this summer could be true or could be misinformation planted to generate offers or trigger a response. With that being said, here is the latest on Kevin Love:

Stephen A. Smith went on Mike and Mike this morning and stated that Love (either directly or through his agent) has been informing teams that if they were to trade for him he would leave and sign with the Cavaliers next year. It would appear that Kevin Love, like myself, is not much of a capologist. While the math is shaky, if he is actually notifiying teams that he does not want to re-sign there if they were to trade for him this could do a lot of damage to Flip Saunders' leverage.

Sam Amico said that while Andrew Wiggins has had his name come up in negotiations with Minnesota, he has never actually been offered in any trade package.

Kurt Helin reports that the Chicago Bulls promised Nikola Mirotic that they would not trade him:

If this is true, it would basically take Chicago out of the running for Kevin Love as Mirotic is viewed as the centerpiece of a potential deal. So if Mirotic is unavailable and Wiggins has yet to be offered, could the rumored Chicago offer from a couple days ago be a leak designed to get the Cavaliers to surrender Wiggins?