After the eternal bullshit-storm Kevin Love weathered this year, from a national press corps who all but guaranteed that he'd flee Cleveland when the season was over, and from local fans who ragged him for a lack of identity on the floor, the video below (courtesy of the Player's Tribune) is almost a shock.
Look at how earnest he is! Look at how hungry!
Love says that his decision to sign with Cleveland "weighed heavy on him," that it was "the biggest decision of [his] life," and yet every time he turned over the options in his head, Cleveland was the only destination that made sense.
He is a competitor with Championship aspirations, after all. Consider this your opportunity to fall in love all over again.
Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...