>>USA Vs. Puerto Rico Tonight, Rose To Play
(New York, NY) -- USA Basketball will play another FIBA World Cup tuneup game tonight against Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden. Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is expected to play after a non-contact workout on Thursday. Working his way back from surgery on both knees, Rose had seven points in 24 minutes in last Saturday's exhibition win over Brazil but did not play Wednesday against the Dominican Republic. Team USA will head to Spain next week and open World Cup play on Saturday, August 30th against Finland.
>>Love Deal To Be Completed On Saturday
(Undated) -- It's starting to sound like the Kevin Love deal will become official on Saturday. Multiple outlets are reporting Kevin Love will head to the Cavaliers in a complicated three-team deal. The Cavs land Love to pair with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. Minnesota will get number-one overall pick Andrew Wiggins and last year's number-one overall pick Anthony Bennett. In addition, the Timberwolves are going to acquire forward Thaddeus Young from the 76ers. Philadelphia gets the Heat's 2015 first-round pick via Cleveland along with Luc Mbah a Moute [[ m-bah ah MOO-tay ]] and Alexey Shved. The deal has been held up because Andrew Wiggins couldn't be traded for 30 days after his contract was signed.