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Tyronn Lue says Kevin Love will get used more at the elbow

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Speaking with the media for the first time as head coach, Tyronn Lue says Kevin Love will get more touches at the elbow.

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Today in speaking with the media for the first time as head coach of the Cavs, Tyronn Lue detailed a few changes he'll be making. Most notably, Lue said that Kevin Love will get used more at the elbow per ESPN's Dave McMenamin.

Where the Cavs have placed Love on the court has long been a touchy subject. When he played for the Timberwolves, Love established himself as one of the league's best primarily working out of the elbow as both a scorer and a passer. In Cleveland, though, he's primarily operated off the ball and worked off the abilities of LeBron Jame and Kyrie Irving. Since coming to Cleveland, Love's numbers have dipped and there has been much discussion about how he fits (or out) with James and Irving. Perhaps giving him more elbow touches, though, can help Love and kill some of the questions about his fit. It also should give the Cavs' offense - which at times gets bogged down by isolation-heavy attacks - a bit more variance and unpredictability.

Lue also noted that he spoke to Love today, that Love was receptive and that Love will have to sacrifice some because he's playing with two other stars.

Lue also noted that he plans to expand the rotation to 10 players, wants to get Mo Williams back in the rotation and wants to see increased ball movement. Perhaps some of these changes will manifest themselves tonight when the Cavs take on the Bulls.