The Six Degrees of Kevin Love

The Six Degrees of Kevin Love

Kevin Love has scored five double-doubles this season, including two of his own.

He is also averaging 25.7 points and 7.1 assists per game, which is good for ninth in the NBA.

He has been the NBA’s best player in every game he has played this season.

He also leads the league in field goal percentage (.832), steals (1.4) and free throws (4.7).

The 6-foot-7 guard also has become the best defender in the league, averaging 5.1 steals per game.

The top-ranked Minnesota Timberwolves guard, averaging 20.5 points and 5.8 assists per contest, is tied for second in the Western Conference with 13.8 rebounds per game and tied for sixth with 2.2 blocks per game (11.4 percent).

Minnesota is in fourth place in the East with a 13-5 record, with a chance to finish the season in first place.

He has started all but one of the Timberwolves’ games this season and is averaging a career-high 26.4 points, 7.8 boards and 1.6 blocks per contest.

He had 18 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday.

He finished with 12 points, seven assists and six steals in a 111-102 victory.

Draymond Green is averaging 21.3 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.8 blocks per night in his last six games.

He played through a broken right hand in his first game back from a foot injury on Monday, when he had 21 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks.

He averaged 15.8 points, 11.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists per night over his first seven games.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Tyreke Evans is averaging 20 points and 10.3 rebounds per contest in his latest eight games.

Evans, who has scored in double figures just twice in his past 11 games, has scored 27 points on 10-of-18 shooting in his previous two contests.

He was averaging 25 points per game last season.

Golden State Warriors forward Klay Thompson has averaged 23.7 and 11.4 rebounds per night for his last five games, and he is averaging 10.5 and 7 points per contest this season in his most recent six games against Memphis.

Los Angeles Clippers guard Blake Griffin has scored 20.7 in his final nine games.

The Clippers are in eighth place in this season’s Western Conference, but are not playing for a playoff spot.

Griffin is averaging 24.5 on 50.6 percent shooting in the past two games.