Cavaliers’ Kevin Love sorry for on-court outburst, downplays behind-the-scenes blowup

first_imgJudging by his recent actions, Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is not pleased with the state of his team.After reportedly getting into a verbal altercation with general manager Koby Altman on Sunday morning (an incident Love called “overblown”), Love showed his disdain for an offensive play initiated by coach John Beilein that afternoon against the Timberwolves. Love also appeared to walk off the floor mid-play in the fourth quarter. Kevin Love has had it with this team man😂pic.twitter.com/DgDBO5BHfR— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) January 5, 2020Kevin Love Update: Walking away on defense 😂(🎥 @gswchris) pic.twitter.com/6Q36hpUFJc— NBA Central (@TheNBACentral) January 5, 2020Love walked back his in-game actions Tuesday, and he maintains he is on good terms with Altman.”I wasn’t acting like a 31-year-old; I was acting like a 13-year-old,” Love told reporters. “That was not me.” MORE: Bleakest NBA franchisesLove was not punished by the team for his latest transgression, though he was fined for a Dec. 31 outburst that involved hitting chairs on the bench during a timeout.A frequent subject of trade rumors, the 31-year-old is averaging 16.4 points and 10.3 rebounds per game this year.last_img

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