Kevin Love Initiated Contact On Team USA Roster Spot, Thought He Was In Shape To Play

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Kevin Love Initiated Contact On Team USA Roster Spot, Thought He Was In Shape To Play 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri Jul 30, 2021 12:51 pm

Kevin Love withdrew from the United States' Olympics roster after he played poorly in two exhibition games while citing an injury.


Jerry Colangelo explained what happened with Love.


"I didn't think Kevin Love was going to play. I wasn't even sure he had much left to play," Colangelo said. "He reached out to us and said he was in shape and said he felt he owed us. And on the basis of that, we're looking at someone with international experience who at one time was a heck of a rebounder and could still shoot the ball. You know, being like a 12th man on a roster.


"Well, it didn't work out. He wasn't in shape. And he was way behind as it turned out. So you move on. Call it a mistake. Call it giving someone an opportunity. Someone who had equity with us."


Brian Windhorst shared on The Hoop Collective podcast on Friday that scouts were discussing how Love also looked bad during the Team USA practices. 


Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers could explore a buyout in the coming months.

Via Brian Windhorst/ESPN

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Post#2 » by imDatknicksTape » Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:09 pm

rac ist media wont talk about kevin love but rather shame on simone biles, that shows you what BLM stands for.
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Post#3 » by 23artest23 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:26 pm

imDatknicksTape wrote:rac ist media wont talk about kevin love but rather shame on simone biles, that shows you what BLM stands for.


I'm all about supporting mental health and I'm commonly called a "lib" but even I can see that Biles has brought much of that on to herself.
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Re: Kevin Love Initiated Contact On Team USA Roster Spot, Thought He Was In Shape To Play 

Post#4 » by BigHustle » Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:12 pm

Wow are they trashing KLove.

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Post#5 » by rzzzzz » Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:14 pm

Jerry Colangelo. Wasn’t he the guy who stopped Hinkie from trading Jahlil to Boston for that #4, then forced him out to bring in his son to botch all the other picks and assets Sam stuffed the cupboard with?
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Re: Kevin Love Initiated Contact On Team USA Roster Spot, Thought He Was In Shape To Play 

Post#6 » by DoItALL9 » Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:25 pm

Why didn't Carmelo Anthony get the same courtesy when he was out of basketball and asked to be on team USA?

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Post#7 » by hyberx » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:37 pm

LOL people actually bring racism into this? So idiotic. Kevin Love couldn't do it physically. He tried for two games just didn't work out. He did not chicken out like Biles even before trying. The lamestream media did not try to portrait Love as a hero for backing out, unlike they did for Biles. Yeah if you want to talk about privilege, now that, chicken out yet getting painted as brave, is lol. Yeah mental health issue is real, so is cracking under pressure as if nobody else in the world in that Olympic faced the same. How do you tell the difference? How about the fact that Biles used the empty stadium as a reason of pressure for chickening out? What if there were a packed stadium? Oh right, too much covid risk pressure then!

Maybe next time they need not only a physical but a mental test too before they send anyone to the World stage.
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Post#8 » by imDatknicksTape » Fri Jul 30, 2021 6:53 pm

hyberx wrote:LOL people actually bring racism into this? So idiotic. Kevin Love couldn't do it physically. He tried for two games just didn't work out. He did not chicken out like Biles even before trying. The lamestream media did not try to portrait Love as a hero for backing out, unlike they did for Biles. Yeah if you want to talk about privilege, now that, chicken out yet getting painted as brave, is lol. Yeah mental health issue is real, so is cracking under pressure as if nobody else in the world in that Olympic faced the same. How do you tell the difference? How about the fact that Biles used the empty stadium as a reason of pressure for chickening out? What if there were a packed stadium? Oh right, too much covid risk pressure then!

Maybe next time they need not only a physical but a mental test too before they send anyone to the World stage.


mental health can worsen over time. Its not as black and white as getting an achilles injury.

Love gets paid to be in shape and he sucked at that too. Maybe you should reduce your time listening to ben shapiro. Moreover, Gymnastics requires way more mental capability than B-ball. all trumpists going at simone just shows you how much scrutiny black athletes have to go through in USA.
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Re: Kevin Love Initiated Contact On Team USA Roster Spot, Thought He Was In Shape To Play 

Post#9 » by hyberx » Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:04 pm

imDatknicksTape wrote:
hyberx wrote:LOL people actually bring racism into this? So idiotic. Kevin Love couldn't do it physically. He tried for two games just didn't work out. He did not chicken out like Biles even before trying. The lamestream media did not try to portrait Love as a hero for backing out, unlike they did for Biles. Yeah if you want to talk about privilege, now that, chicken out yet getting painted as brave, is lol. Yeah mental health issue is real, so is cracking under pressure as if nobody else in the world in that Olympic faced the same. How do you tell the difference? How about the fact that Biles used the empty stadium as a reason of pressure for chickening out? What if there were a packed stadium? Oh right, too much covid risk pressure then!

Maybe next time they need not only a physical but a mental test too before they send anyone to the World stage.


mental health can worsen over time. Its not as black and white as getting an achilles injury.

Love gets paid to be in shape and he sucked at that too. Maybe you should reduce your time listening to ben shapiro. Moreover, Gymnastics requires way more mental capability than B-ball. all trumpists going at simone just shows you how much scrutiny black athletes have to go through in USA.


Oh right, just like a well-programmed tool, instead of looking at the facts about Biles' lame excuses, start calling people names is the way to go yeah? Love gets paid and he sucked at that, sure. Bilse gets paid and she sucked at that too. So? What does that have to do with their skin color other than the fact that one is being glorified as hero while the other is not even mentioned? Oh right, tools like you see everything through skin color instead of individual responsibility, that's why. LOL.
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Re: Kevin Love Initiated Contact On Team USA Roster Spot, Thought He Was In Shape To Play 

Post#10 » by hyberx » Fri Jul 30, 2021 8:19 pm

imDatknicksTape wrote:
hyberx wrote:LOL people actually bring racism into this? So idiotic. Kevin Love couldn't do it physically. He tried for two games just didn't work out. He did not chicken out like Biles even before trying. The lamestream media did not try to portrait Love as a hero for backing out, unlike they did for Biles. Yeah if you want to talk about privilege, now that, chicken out yet getting painted as brave, is lol. Yeah mental health issue is real, so is cracking under pressure as if nobody else in the world in that Olympic faced the same. How do you tell the difference? How about the fact that Biles used the empty stadium as a reason of pressure for chickening out? What if there were a packed stadium? Oh right, too much covid risk pressure then!

Maybe next time they need not only a physical but a mental test too before they send anyone to the World stage.


mental health can worsen over time. Its not as black and white as getting an achilles injury.

Love gets paid to be in shape and he sucked at that too. Maybe you should reduce your time listening to ben shapiro. Moreover, Gymnastics requires way more mental capability than B-ball. all trumpists going at simone just shows you how much scrutiny black athletes have to go through in USA.


You know what's even more silly about complaining nobody talked about Love but Biles? Love is a has-been and barely made the team for the last spot. His replacements were top-tier guys either. He is not the face of the US Olympics like Biles was made out to be by the media. He played, not quitting before even giving it a try. Love was not glorified for quitting. Simple as that. The fact that you are making it all about race shows how much a racist you are, lol.

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