Much of the talk this offseason revolved around Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors, with little attention paid to the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers after all the hoopla died down.
But the Cavs are even better this year, and Kevin Love is one of the most important factors. Love became much more comfortable with his role as the Cavs finished off their championship run last season, and now we’re seeing how potent a comfortable Kevin Love can be throughout the season. His 34-point first quarter last night is just one of many examples.
The Warriors are starting to reach their potential, but the Cavs are waiting . . .