True love

Kevin Love may be the game's best big man. Here's why.

Originally Published: November 25, 2013
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN The Magazine

Kevin LoveAP Photo/Jim MoneLove's WARP, 2.7, is highest in the NBA, and he's projected to finish the season with 15.1.

HE WAS REGARDED as a rebound-monger on a bad team. Then he became a double-double machine, a three-point threat and an All-Star. And now Kevin Love is posting stats not seen since another UCLA man skyhooked his way to an MVP award 37 years ago. Here's a look at Love's case for being the game's best big man.