Kevin Love announces he's re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers
By JOHN DORN
We can finally put the year-long speculation to rest. Kevin Love is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Love announced his re-signing through an note on The Players' Tribune, titled "Unfinished Business."
"After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, that's when it really struck me," the 26-year-old wrote. "Sitting on the sidelines, I never wanted to play in a game more than that one."
Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com reports that the deal will be worth the maximum $110 million over five years -- meaning that Love won't be a free agent next season or the year after, when the league's salary cap is expected to skyrocket.
With Kyrie Irving under contract through 2019 and LeBron James expected to re-sign long term very soon, the Cavs appear to be the Eastern Conference favorite for years to come.
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