At some point on Saturday, possibly the time you read this, Kevin Love will be a Cleveland Cavalier.
Shawn Marion turned down more money - and the Indiana Pacers - for LeBron James and a realistic shot at winning an NBA title.
LeBron James will have familiar faces with him in Cleveland. Former Miami Heat teammates Mike Miller and James Jones have signed on. Ray Allen could turn the trio into a quartet.
Minnesota Timberwolves deserves ample credit for apparently pulling off a sizeable haul from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Kevin Love despite the hostage-like situation.
We already knew the likes of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul were sitting out this round of USA basketball.