Setting Kevin Love's trade value

Why the Timberwolves power forward is the best trade piece of past 40 years

Updated: May 21, 2014, 12:29 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider

Kevin LoveTom Dahlin/NBAE/Getty ImagesForward Kevin Love averaged 26.1 points and 12.5 rebounds per game last season for Minnesota.

After Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery, the picks are in place and teams will now begin lining up to make their pitches to the Minnesota Timberwolves to try to land Kevin Love in a trade. They better be prepared to come strong.