Today in Sports History: March 9

In 2011, Kevin Love tallied his 52nd consecutive double-double (in points and rebounds) during a Minnesota Timberwolves versus Indiana Pacers game. Love broke Moses Malone’s record for the most consecutive double-doubles since the NBA-ABA merger. Love played one year of basketball for the UCLA Bruins before he was eligible for the 2008 NBA Draft. He was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies but traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves where he spent six years. Love established himself as a consistent rebounder and three-point shooter. He was also a member of the United States national team that won gold at the 2010 FIBA World Championship. He was also a member of the undefeated 2012 Olympic team. In 2014, Love was traded to the to the Cleveland Cavaliers as part of a deal between the Timberwolves, the Cavaliers, and the Philadelphia 76ers. He is a 5-time NBA All-Star and 2016 NBA Champion. Kevin is currently playing his sixth season with the Cavaliers.Β 

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