Kevin Love has been mentioned a lot as a probable trade candidate for the Cavs, now that LeBron James has left Cleveland for the Los Angeles Lakers, but the All-Star forward appears to be staying put in Ohio for the foreseeable future.
ESPN NBA insiders Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst are reporting that Love and the Cavs have agreed to a massive contract extension.
Love and Cleveland have reportedly agreed to a four-year, $120 million contract extension, which tops out his current deal at five years and $145 million.
"Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has signed a four-year, $120 million contract extension --- topping out his overall deal at five-years, $145 million, league sources tell ESPN," Woj tweeted.
There had been conflicting reports about Love's future in Cleveland. Some insiders suggested that Love was very much on the table when it comes to a trade. Others suggested that the Cavs were not going to trade Love, wanting to make a playoff push in 2018-19.
While it's still possible that Love could be traded, the news of this contract extension makes it look like the All-Star forward will be staying with the Cavs for the long-term.
Love has said on multiple occasions that he enjoys playing in Cleveland. He'll now be the No. 1 option for the Cavs in the post-LeBron era.