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Shannon McKeown

Shannon McKeown

Shannon McKeown is the VP of Advertising Sales and Basketball Editor for He's a two-time FSWA finalist for Fantasy Basketball writer of the year. He also covers the Pistons and Tigers for the site.

Love Rebounds from Lost Season

Heading into the 2012-13 season, Kevin Love was a consensus top-five fantasy player. Fluke injuries derailed his season and the championship chances of fantasy owners who committed a first-round pick on the rebound machine.

Despite the wasted year, Love remained a top-10 fantasy option heading into this season, and now, owners who went back to the cupboard are reaping the benefits of sticking with the All-Star forward.

Through nine games, Love is averaging career-highs in points (27.1), assists (5.1), three-pointers (2.3) and field-goal percentage (48.2 percent, which proves the hand injury from last year was the main culprit for his shooting woes). He's leads the league in PER (30.86). And we haven't even touched on his 14.2 rebounds per game, which trails only Dwight Howard. Add it all up, and Love is ranked somewhere in the top 3, depending on your league format.

He still offers very little on th

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