Kevin Love was the NBA's best player in February [VIDEOS]
Step aside, LeBron, and eat your heart out, Durant. Because this month, Minneapolis has been home to the best basketball player in the world.
In February, Kevin Love averaged an otherworldly 34 points (that's a franchise record for an individual month), 14 rebounds, and four assists per game, while shooting 41 percent from three-point land. And last night, K-Love came within an assist of notching his second career triple-double (the first happened last Saturday night in Utah), putting up a ridiculous 33-13-9 during a must-win contest in Phoenix (the Wolves prevailed 110-101).
To put that in perspective, we bring you this tweet from ESPN's Tom Haberstroh (for more on the brilliant statistic that is Player Efficiency Rating, click here):
Kevin Love is doing OK lately, I guess. pic.twitter.com/2KNAZwydFt
-- Tom Haberstroh (@tomhaberstroh) February 26, 2014
Want video proof of how awesome K-Love has been? Here's highlights of his performance last night in the desert:
And here's another clip of the triple-double he put up in Utah (both videos are produced by the always amazing Dawk Ins):
Put it all together and we'd expect K-Love's first-ever Western Conference Player of the Month Award to be in his short-term future.
-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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