Kevin Love

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Si Kevin Wesley Love (ipinanganak noong ika-7 ng Setyembre, 1988. sa SAnta Monica, California,) ay isang college basketball player para sa UCLA Bruins.

Early life[baguhin]

Siya ay anak ni Karen Love at ng 1970s NBA forward na si Stan Love. Sa murang edad ay lumipat ang kanyang pamilya niya sa Oregon.[1][2]

High school career[baguhin]

Siya ay naglaro para sa Lake Oswego High School, kung saan siya ay napabilang sa pinakamagagaling na manlalaro sa bansa sa class of 2007.[3] Bilang isang sophomore, pinamunuan niya ang Lake OSwego sa 2005 Oregon State high school basketball championship game, subalit natalo sila ng Jesuit High School 57-53.[4] Naglaro siya para sa Southern California All-Stars, na nagtala ng 45-0 record kasama ni Love, na nag-uwi ng 4 na MVP awards.

Noong 2006, muling umabot sa Oregon state championships ang Lakers, at nanalo laban sa South Medford, 59-57.[4] Muling nagharap ang dalawang kuponan noong 2007 sa championships, subalit nanalo naman ang kabilang grupo, 58-54.[5] Sa nasabing laro, nagtala si Love ng 37 points, 15 rebounds, at nagtala ng record bilang All-time leading scorer sa Oregon sa kanyang 2,628 points, na tumalo sa record na tumagal ng 50 taon.[5]

UCLA[baguhin]

Noong Hulyo. 2006, nag-commit si Love na maglaro para sa UCLA Bruin.[6] Nakatanggap siya ng permiso na isuot ang jersey #42, na suot niya mula pa nung simula ng kanyang karera sa basketball.[7] UCLA retired Hazzard's number 42 in 1996. Since arriving at UCLA, Love has also regularly sought out retired Bruins coaching legend John Wooden for advice.[8]

Personal[baguhin]

Si Love ay pinsan ni Brian Wilson ng Beach Boys, at ng yumaong sina CArl Wilson at Dennis Wilson, at pamangkin din siya ng Beach Boys singer na si Mike Love. Tiyahin niya si Kathleen McCartney Hearst, na nanalo sa women's Ironman triathlon noong Pebrero ng 1982. May nakatatanda siyan kapatid, si Collin, at nakababatang kapatid na si Emily.[2]

Awards[baguhin]

  • 2007 Gatorade National High School Athlete of the Year
  • 2007 Parade Magazine Player of the Year
  • 2007 McDonald's National Prep Player of the Year
  • 2007 Naismith Male Prep Player of the Year
  • 2007 Oregon Player of the Year (tie with Kyle Singler)
  • 2007 Roundball Classic MVP
  • 2007 Les Schwab Tournament All Tournament Team
  • 2006 Les Schwab Tournament All Tournament Team
  • 2006 MVP Kingwood Classic
  • 2006 MVP Las Vegas Easter Classic
  • 2006 MVP Bob Gibbons Memorial Day Classic
  • 2006 MVP Bigtime Las Vegas Bigtime
  • 2006 Reebok ABCD Camp Player of the Week
  • 2006 Oregon Player of the Year
  • 2005 Oregon Player of the Year
  • 2005 Les Schwab Tournament All Tournament Team
  • 2005 Reebok ABCD Player of the Week
  • 2005 MVP, Kingwood Classic
  • 2005 MVP, New Orleans Memorial Day Classic
  • 2004 MVP, Les Schwab Classic
  • 2004 Les Schwab Tournament All Tournament Team
  • No. 1 rated senior by ESPN (Class of 2007)
  • No. 1 rated senior by Bob Gibbons (Class of 2007)
  • No. 1 rated senior by Van Coleman/Hoopmasters (Class of 2007)

Mga sanggunian[baguhin]

  1. Williams, Earl (July 11, 2007). "Love, Moore honored by Gatorade as best". Long Beach Press-Telegram. http://www.presstelegram.com/sports/ci_6354108. Hinango noong 2007-07-16. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Player Bio: Kevin Love". UCLABruins.com. http://uclabruins.cstv.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/love_kevin00.html. Hinango noong 2007-10-03. 
  3. See Class of 2007 rankings by Scout.com and Rivals.com.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "OSAA Boy's Basketball State Champions". Oregon School Activities Association. http://www.osaa.org/basketball/records/boyschamps.pdf. Hinango noong 2007-04-27. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Smith, Jeff; Freeman, Joe (March 11, 2007). "It's Panthers' turn". The Oregonian. http://www.oregonlive.com/prepboysbasketball/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/sports/1173599713127490.xml&coll=7. Hinango noong 2007-03-11. 
  6. Freeman, Joe (July 26, 2006). "And the winner is...". The Oregonian. http://www.oregonlive.com/prepboysbasketball/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/sports/115388433266250.xml&coll=7. Hinango noong 2007-01-19. 
  7. Parikh, Sagar (April 6, 2006). "Hazzard to give up number". The Daily Bruin. Archived from the original noong 2012-06-29. https://archive.is/CQXj. Hinango noong 2007-02-21. 
  8. Katz, Andy (2007-10-22). "Love reaches out to the Wizard for advice, history". ESPN.com. http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/columns/story?columnist=katz_andy&id=3073615&lpos=spotlight&lid=tab1pos1. Hinango noong 2007-10-22.