Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders doesn’t think Kevin Love has any right to be frustrated with the team’s lack of success, writes Marc Stein of ESPN.com. Sanders said, “Just like I told Kevin Garnett, he didn’t have a right to be frustrated. Why does any player have a right to be frustrated? You’re either part of the problem or part of the solution. Should the team be frustrated? Yeah, the team can be frustrated. But I don’t think any one individual should be frustrated.”
More from out west:
- Tami Abdollah of the Associated Press examines the sale of the Clippers and Shelly Sterling’s future role with the franchise.
- The Suns are interested in trading for Love, reports Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports (Twitter link). Spears notes the team’s most attractive trade assets are Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragic, and draft picks. The Suns have three first-rounders in this year’s deep draft. Spears’ sources also tell him that it will take a max contract to sign Bledsoe.
- The Rockets haven’t decided if they will pick up Chandler Parsons option for next season yet, but Parsons wants to remain in Houston, tweets Mark Berman of Fox 26 Houston. Parsons told Berman, “I want to be here. I love Houston. It’s a great situation for me.”