- Kevin Pelton
The history of trades involving superstars is clear: The team getting the star almost always wins. This particular trade is somewhat unique because of the quality of the player heading the other direction. In Wiggins, the Cavaliers are giving up the No. 1 pick in what was considered a loaded draft, a player our Chad Ford called one of the 10 best draft prospects of the past 15 years. And this deal should still be a steal for Cleveland.
By acquiring Kevin Love, the Cavaliers become immediate title contenders while giving away little proven value. How did the Timberwolves and Sixers fare? Kevin Pelton breaks down the Love trade for all three teams involved.