Timberwolves’ Kevin Martin Claims He Learned of Kevin Love’s Trade a Month Late

September 30th, 2014 by Tristan Thornburgh Leave a reply »
NBA All-Star Kevin Love's move from the Minnesota Timberwolves to join LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers was one of the biggest transactions of the offseason (actually, second only to LeBron's), but one former teammate claims he learned about it more than a month later.

In an interview with Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune, Martin claims he first heard of Love's trade when he arrived at training camp.

"I didn't know Kevin Love got traded until yesterday," Martin said with a straight face at Monday's annual media day at Target Center that preceded a midnight start to training camp in Mankato. "I'm not big on looking at blogs and all that."

The "blogs and all that"? You didn't talk to your teammates, coaches, any fans or turn on a computer or television during the entire offseason?

We're not buying it. Either Martin is the most off-the-grid athlete in all of professional sports or he's attempting to pull a fast one on us (that really has no benefit other than to mess with the media).

Update: Tuesday, September 30

Turns out, Martin was joking. According to Sam Amick of USA Today's FTW, Martin ...

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