Kevin Love was taken fifth overall by Memphis in 2008 and was traded to the Wolves on draft night for the third overall pick, O.J. Mayo, in an eight-player deal. He was a 2012 Olympian and a two-time NBA All-Star who holds the longest streak for consecutive double doubles. Previously, he was a top-ranked prospect out of Lake Oswego (Ore) High School before playing one season in college for UCLA (Final Four appearance, 2008.)
Santa Monica, CA
$13.67 million in 2012-13
NBA All-Star (2012), NBA Most Improved Player (2011), All-NBA Second Team (2012), NBA Three-Point Shootout champion (2012), NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2009), Consensus NCAA All-American First Team (2008), Naismith Prep Player of the Year (2007)
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