Love is one of the chosen 12 for U.S. Olympic team

  • Blog Post by: Jerry Zgoda
  • July 8, 2012 - 7:59 PM

Two years after he won gold with the U.S. World Championship team in Turkey, Wolves All Star Kevin Love now is headed to London after being named on Saturday night one of the 12 Olympic team members who will play in London later this month.

Love isn't a classic NBA center in any sense, but he might be a perfect one in the international game.

At least that where Olympic coach Mike Krzyzewski plans to play him on a team that's deep, athletic and versatile even though it's missing injured Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

Here's the story with about his selection, with quotes from Love, Coach K and U.S. team chairman Jerry Colangelo.



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