Despite coming off of the back of his best season since joining the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love is still not making the starting line up any time soon according to coach Tyronn Lue.
Tristan Thompson has been filling the starting role up until this point but coach Lue had hinted that he planned to feature Love more in the offense this season with Kyrie Irving having left for the Boston Celtics.
“Right now we’re just trying to get all of our pieces together and right now Tristan’s our starter,” Lue told cleveland.com.
“I’m just thinking we’re going to run a lot more stuff through Kevin, more at the elbows, like we’ve done the last year and a half. Just trying to figure out with our new pieces and our new players and just see what works best for us.”
The 2016-17 NBA season saw Love averaging 19 points and 11.1 rebounds and shooting .373 from 3-point range
Love was also named an All-Star but missed out due to a knee injury that saw his place go to New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony.