NBA reporters fantasy Q&A: Changing roles for Love, Butler, Russell?

How will the return of Isaiah Thomas impact the offensive production of teammate Kevin Love? Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Each Thursday this season, we ask a series of questions to our ESPN NBA reporters to give you their inside takes on key fantasy topics.

This week's topics:

This week's contributors are Dave McMenamin, Ian Begley, Nick Friedell, Ohm Youngmisuk and Tim MacMahon.

How will the eventual return of Isaiah Thomas to full speed impact the production of Kevin Love, the Cleveland Cavaliers' current No. 2 scorer?

Dave McMenamin: Love averaged