Trends: Love, Hawks and technicals

Basketball Prospectus looks at three trends from around the Association worth tracking

Updated: October 25, 2010, 5:14 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | Basketball Prospectus
Kevin LoveDavid Sherman/Getty ImagesLove's game is evolving, but not all for the better.

Each Monday throughout the NBA season, ESPN Insider will investigate the latest trends in the NBA. Basketball Prospectus' Kevin Pelton is keeping an eye on all the numbers and will have a first look at how players, teams and the league as a whole are evolving.

Trending player: Kevin Love, F, Minnesota Timberwolves