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Quick Kevin Love comparison...

Player A, rookie, age 20, per36 minutes - 15pts, 13reb (5 OReb) on 46% shooting, 78% free throw
Player B, rookie, age 21, per36 minutes - 18pts, 11reb (4 OReb) on 55% shooting, 73% free throw

Player A is Kevin Love, player B is Charles Barkley.

Barkley is more well rounded (more steals, assists, blocks) but Love averages fewer turnovers. I say Love could easily become a poor man's Barkley - worse scorer and better rebounder. I wouldn't be surprised to see 18pts, 13reb a game from Love in the very near future. I wouldn't be displeased with that. I'd call Barkley a ceiling for Love and would be very pleased if he became as efficient on the offensive end as Barkley was.

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