Kevin Love PF/C CLE 4 days ago

Love (rest) had seven points (3-9 FG, 1-6 3Pt), four rebounds, and two blocks in 26 minutes in the win over Detroit on Monday.

Love sat out Sunday's game in Boston, but was able to return in the win. He has only hit 33.3 percent of his 3-pointers in his last four games with averages of just 13.3 points and 6.3 rebounds.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 5 days ago

Love is expected to see his usual minutes load Monday against the Pistons, Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Love joined LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and J.R. Smith in resting Sunday, but coach David Blatt said he plans to use his regular rotation Monday, so each player should see significant minutes, despite the game having ultimately little meaning.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 6 days ago

Love (rest) will be playing in Monday's game against the Pistons after sitting out against the Celtics on Sunday, Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reports.

Coach David Blatt made the decision to rest most of his starters Sunday but intends to restore his normal lineup Monday. As a result, expect Love to assume his assumed spot in the starting lineup against the Pistons.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 6 days ago

Love (rest) will not play in Sunday's game against the Celtics, Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reports.

The Cavaliers decided to rest most of their starters Sunday in preparation for the playoffs. The bench will be overturned by coach David Blatt with guys like James Jones, Joe Harris, and Brendan Haywood likely on track to see added playing time against the Celtics. Love's next chance to play will be against the Pistons on Monday.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 2 weeks ago

Love (back) had 11 points (4-12 FG, 3-8 3Pt), four rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block in 31 minutes.

Love returned from a one-game absence to resume his normal workload.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 2 weeks ago

Love (back) will start Sunday's game against the Bulls, Bob Finnan of The News-Herald reports.

It was reported Saturday that Love would make his return from a one-game absence, and we now have confirmation that he'll be in the starting lineup. There's no reason to expect any kind of minutes limit, but Love does have to deal with a difficult team matchup.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 2 weeks ago

Love (back) will return for Sunday's game versus the Bulls, FOX Sports Ohio reports.

Love was elbowed in the back last Sunday against Philadelphia, which kept his status in question throughout the week and subsequently forced a DNP against the Heat on Thursday. However, after emerging from a full practice session unscathed Saturday, he'll make an appearance Sunday.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 2 weeks ago

Love (back) went through a full practice Saturday, Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Love was held out of Thursday's blowout win over Miami due to soreness in his lower back, but he was present at practice Saturday and coach David Blatt said Love "looked good." The Cavs have not commented on his status yet, but at this point he looks to have a good chance to play against the Bulls on Sunday afternoon.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 2 weeks ago

Love (back) won't take the floor Thursday against the Heat, FOX Sports Ohio reports.

Despite an expectation that he'd play, Love will instead rest his sore lower back, with Tristan Thompson the likely candidate to enter the starting five in Love's place. With two additional days off, Love will likely have a better chance to suit up Sunday against the Bulls.

Kevin Love PF/C CLE 2 weeks ago

Love (back) is a game-time call for Thursday's game against Miami, Chris Haynes of CSN reports.

Love left Sunday's game with soreness in his lower-back, but after a few days of rest, he went through a partial practice Wednesday and expects to play Thursday. If he's given the green light, he'll start at his usual power forward spot.