The long-rumored three team trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers became official today. The rubber-stamping was first reported by Yahoo!'s Adrian Wojnarowksi.
Cleveland surrendered two overall No. 1 picks, Anthony Bennett and Andrew Wiggins, and a first round pick in the 2015 draft to secure the rights to Minnesota's dynamic forward.
Cleveland, Minnesota and Philadelphia have completed NBA trade call, source tells Yahoo. Kevin Love has joined LeBron James with the Cavs.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 23, 2014
Minnesota's Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved and Miami's 2015 first-round pick remains the package to Philadelphia for Thaddeus Young.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 23, 2014
With permission of Wolves and NBA, Dan Gilbert and Kevin Love met in Las Vegas during July summer league, sources tell Yahoo Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 23, 2014
The Cavs roster still has some flaws, but wow... that's quite the transformation in the last year.