Kevin Love is finalizing a contract buyout with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Miami Heat are waiting to pounce as the top candidate to pick up the last of the Cavs’ old Big 3, according to The Athletic.
The buyout will enable the veteran forward to become a free agent before the league’s March 1 deadline to land with a team of his choosing and be eligible to play in the postseason.
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The Heat, who have an open roster spot, have been searching for a big man, The Athletic reported, and the 6-foot-8, 251-pound Love would fit the bill.
The Heat could have competition, however, with Sam Amico from Hoops Wire reporting the Lakers and Warriors were…