Kevin Love Helps MOA Unveil K-Love The Octopus

Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love released SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium’s latest addition, K-Love the octopus, into his new tank at Mall of America on Thursday.

Love also stuck around to feed K-Love and give him a basketball toy. Children from Hope Kids were in attendance and were the first to welcome K-Love to his new home.

John Sullwood, marketing manager at SEA LIFE, said there are more similarities between Love and the sea creature than one might expect: “They both have great [grabbing] capacity, to grab rebounds or to grab food.” The octopus is also one of the smartest animals in the sea, just as Kevin is smart on the court.

“It was a lot of fun to be able to feed him and be down here with the Hope Kids,” said Love. “How many people can say they have an octopus named after them?”

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