When Kevin Love was in high-school, numerous people devalued his accomplishments, probably because he complied with gravity and didn’t quite qualify as a gymnast or a contortionist.

His father, Stan, a five-year peripheral player for the Bullets, Lakers and ABA’s Spurs in the early 1970s, would always say, “You can take your guy if you have it figured out, and I will take Kevin . . . and let’s see where we are at the end of the day.”

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