Kevin Love has his new team, and it will directly impact the Knicks’ quest to secure a top-six playoff seed and avoid the play-in tournament.
The 34-year-old is signing with the Heat once he clears waivers following his contract buyout with the Cavaliers, he wrote on Twitter.
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He told former teammate Tristan Thompson, who reported the news on Twitter before Love confirmed it himself.
“Yes sir my brother!!! Thank you for letting me bounce all of this off of you,” Love wrote in response to Thompson.
“Heat Nation let’s go!!!
The Cavaliers announced Saturday they were parting ways with Love, whose No. 0 will eventually be retired by the franchise, after nine seasons.
The five-time All-Star, who helped the Cavs win their first-ever NBA…