After Love was officially traded to Cleveland from the Minnesota Timberwolves for rookie Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor questioned Love's defensive skills.
Griffin said he wasn't surprised by Taylor's comments and wants to move forward after the deal.
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“I think he’s an elite defensive rebounder,” Griffin told FOX Sports Radio. “I have concerns relative to our ability to protect the rim, and that’s not just a Kevin question. We’re going to need to add that, but I don’t have any concerns about Kevin’s ability to be in the right place at the right time from a team defensive perspective.”
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