Timberwolves make out on Mayo-Love swap

Originally Published: June 27, 2008
By John Hollinger | ESPN Insider

Wait ... did Kevin McHale just make a good trade?

I'm pretty sure he did, when he traded Antoine Walker, Marko Jaric, Greg Buckner and the rights to No. 3 pick O.J. Mayo to Memphis for Mike Miller, Brian Cardinal, Jason Collins and the rights to No. 5 pick Kevin Love.

When we break it down, it's hard to see how Minnesota loses:

Love is, in my estimation, the better of the two prospects.

This is clearly not the consensus opinion; if it was, the Grizzlies ...

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