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Ford: C's best offer for Love?

ESPN.com's Chad Ford has the Boston Celtics selecting Aaron Gordon (6th) and Zach LaVine (17th) as part of his Mock Draft 8.0.

As part of his notes on the Gordon pick, Ford writes, "I continue to get strong signals that the Celtics are trying hard to use pick No. 6 and 17, along with future No. 1s and young players such as Jared Sullinger or Kelly Olynyk. to persuade the Minnesota Timberwolves to trade them Kevin Love. One source close to the Wolves said that while Flip Saunders does not want to trade Love, he realizes the team likely will lose him this summer and the package the Celtics are offering is probably the best he's going to get. Given the strength of the draft, picks 6, 13, and 17 could land them three young starters to help them rebuild their roster quickly."

[Read Ford's Mock 8.0Insider]