Daily News - August 26, 2014

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Kevin Love deal isn't over; cities swap naming rights for octopus
Author: Marc Bona
Publication: Plain Dealer

"CLEVELAND, Ohio – The three-team deal involving the Cavaliers acquiring Kevin Love is not over.

Sea Life Minnesota has traded naming rights of K-Love, its Giant Pacific Octopus, to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium for similar rights for an octopus to be named later for Andrew Wiggins.

The basketball trade, made official Saturday, sends Love to Cleveland. The Cavaliers gave up Anthony Wiggins, this year's overall No. 1 pick, Anthony Bennett and a first-round pick in 2015. The deal, which also involved the Philadelphia 76ers, could not be finalized before Saturday. NBA league rules stipulate that rookies cannot be traded for 30 days after they sign a contract." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Report: Irving to start at point guard for Team USA in exhibition finale
Author: Jason Lloyd
Publication: Akron Beacon Journal

"Kyrie Irving will start at point guard for the Americans in Tuesday's final exhibition game before the FIBA World Cup begins, ESPN reported today.

Irving will start next to Goran Dragic against Slovenia, while Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski (Irving's college coach) hinted Irving and Derrick Rose could alternate starts thoughout the World Cup." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Cavaliers: Forget about the future, Love’s addition could bring title now
Author: Rick Noland
Publication: Medina-Gazette

"Most have already come around, but I’m still amazed at the mentality of some Cleveland pro sports fans.

I’m talking about the complete infatuation of some with potential, with the future, with youth. And, of course, with drafts and draft picks.

In this case, I’m talking specifically about the Cavaliers’ recent acquisition of three-time All-Star power forward Kevin Love." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


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