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AP sources: Cavaliers, Timberwolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (42) yells after

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (42) yells after hitting a three-pointer during the second half of a game against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Phoenix. Credit: AP / Matt York

Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick.

The two people spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because no official agreement can be reached until Aug. 23, when Wiggins, this year's No. 1 draft pick, becomes eligible to be traded.

The deal will unite Love, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in a new-look Big 3 in Cleveland. Love is a three-time All-Star but failed to make the playoffs in his first six seasons in Minnesota.

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