Kevin Love cleared to play in Game 1 against Warriors


BOSTON, MA – MAY 23: Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts in the first half against the Boston Celtics during Game Five of the 2018 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden on May 23, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using […]

CLEVELAND (WCMH) — Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will be available to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

The team announced Love completed the NBA’s Concussion Return to Play program.

Love missed Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals at Boston after banging heads with Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum in the previous game.

The Golden State Warriors host the Cavaliers Thursday night in their fourth consecutive matchup in the NBA’s title series.

The Warriors have had home-court advantage each time and won Game 1 in all three series. They went on to win last year’s title in five games.

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