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Love might not deserve the starting role over Chandler quite yet since the reigning defensive...

Love might not deserve the starting role over Chandler quite yet since the reigning defensive player of the year fits better with the scoring-heavy starting lineup. But Love should be getting more national recognition than the status quo. If anything, his strong play should mark the end of coach Mike Krzyzewski's super-small lineups that lack a legitimate big man underneath (a list that is two names long). With Love's shot efficiency and stellar production, there's no real reason why we should see the super-small lineup -- which has practically given away free points to opponents all summer -- on the floor for the rest of the tournament. This is all to say that there should be no question that Love belongs -- on Team USA and in the NBA's elite circle.

Kevin Love deserves some ... love - Tom Haberstroh ESPN.com (Insider)
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