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Even with the limited minutes he received, and it being his sophomore year last season, Kevin Love averaged a double-double, netting a tidy average of 14ppg and pulling down 11 rebounds per game.
Indications are that this will only get better. Love now has the starting power forward role, following Al Jefferson's trade, and is also the most consistent player on the team. You might even say he's the best player, preseason certainly wouldn't disband that claim.
Expect him to make a comfortable double-double again. He may even out-rebound Dwight Howard. If the West wasn't so full of elite power forwards, he would have a realistic chance at an All-Star selection. As it is, there is little gamble in predicting Kevin Love will have a strong season.