Kevin Love Withdraws From Olympics, Team USA Down To Six Currently Available Players

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Kevin Love Withdraws From Olympics, Team USA Down To Six Currently Available Players 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri Jul 16, 2021 3:02 pm

Kevin Love has withdrawn from the United States for the Tokyo Olympics, citing a calf injury.


"I am incredibly disappointed to not be heading to Tokyo with Team USA, but you need to be at absolute peak performance to compete at the Olympic level and I am just not there yet," said Love.


The United States will replace both Love and Bradley Beal on their roster. Jerami Grant is in quarantine while Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton are still playing in The Finals.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski, Brian Windhorst/ESPN

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Post#2 » by Lockdown504090 » Fri Jul 16, 2021 3:14 pm

Absolutely shocking
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Post#3 » by GIMME_DATT » Fri Jul 16, 2021 3:34 pm

What a joke this guy plays like 10 games a season and can't suit up for the Olympics.
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Post#4 » by Harry Garris » Fri Jul 16, 2021 3:57 pm

GIMME_DATT wrote:What a joke this guy plays like 10 games a season and can't suit up for the Olympics.


He's terrible. And not just by NBA standards, even just by Olympic basketball standards compared to Euroleague and fringe NBA talent Kevin Love is a bad basketball player.
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Post#5 » by Blue_and_Whte » Fri Jul 16, 2021 5:44 pm

This will make Jalen Rose happy
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Post#6 » by 2020 » Fri Jul 16, 2021 5:56 pm

Cavs should have traded him for assets and went full rebuild before signing him to 120 million.

Is the NBA the only business that foolishly throws away hundreds of millions of dollars like it's nothing?
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Post#7 » by Am2626 » Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:10 pm

GIMME_DATT wrote:What a joke this guy plays like 10 games a season and can't suit up for the Olympics.


He was probably asked to step down. Really had no business even being on the roster. I actually want another team to win. Would be funny if team USA doesn’t even medal.
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Post#8 » by GIMME_DATT » Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:15 pm

2020 wrote:Cavs should have traded him for assets and went full rebuild before signing him to 120 million.

Is the NBA the only business that foolishly throws away hundreds of millions of dollars like it's nothing?

Its kind of crazy is somebody putting a gun to teams to give out these ridiculous contracts that they regret in year 1
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Post#9 » by DarkoNeedsAfro » Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:15 pm

Blue_and_Whte wrote:This will make Jalen Rose happy



Not when they replace him with Alex Caruso
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It probably isn't safe to encourage (CENSORED), just saying"

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Post#10 » by tidho » Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:55 pm

Am2626 wrote:
GIMME_DATT wrote:What a joke this guy plays like 10 games a season and can't suit up for the Olympics.


He was probably asked to step down. Really had no business even being on the roster. I actually want another team to win. Would be funny if team USA doesn’t even medal.

that seems very unlikely given they were already looking at potentially replacing two other guys
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Post#11 » by imDatknicksTape » Fri Jul 16, 2021 8:31 pm

I didnt know why he agreed, hes not friends with any ball players and no one respects him, if he had any dignity he should of never agreed in the 1st place
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Post#12 » by deebee » Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:29 am

tidho wrote:
Am2626 wrote:
GIMME_DATT wrote:What a joke this guy plays like 10 games a season and can't suit up for the Olympics.


He was probably asked to step down. Really had no business even being on the roster. I actually want another team to win. Would be funny if team USA doesn’t even medal.

that seems very unlikely given they were already looking at potentially replacing two other guys


yeah, no idea why Team USA would do a whole camp w/ a player and then wait until they already barely had a five-man line-up to kick someone (who’d been an NBA allstar 5x) off of the team
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Post#13 » by TimeisIllmatic » Sat Jul 17, 2021 6:05 pm

Blue_and_Whte wrote:This will make Jalen Rose happy


Did Jalen get you in your feelings for speaking facts? Lol. Kevin had no business being on the team to begin with.

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