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What just happened?!?! Kevin Love apologizes to teammates after head-scratching play as Cleveland Cavaliers battle Toronto Raptors

Reaction has also been pouring in on Twitter with some asking for Love to leave the Cavs.

TAMPA, Fla. — Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published on April 20, 2021.

A head-scratching moment involving Kevin Love late in the third quarter during Monday night’s Cleveland Cavaliers game against the Toronto Raptors has a lot of people talking.

“What is Kevin Love doing? My goodness. That’s odd.” That’s how one of the announcers reacted to the situation.

Here's what actually happened: Love slapped a ball on the inbound, putting it into play. The Raptors quickly took possession and nailed an easy three-pointer.

Sports Center tweeted the clip saying: "This is bizarre." Barstool Sports captioned their tweet: "Kevin Love what are you doing?"

Watch the moment in the player below: 

"That is not a good look," 3News' Nick Camino explains while saying it looks like the move was out of frustration. 

"Kevin Love had to apologize to his teammates after the game and he didn’t talk to the media after the game.”

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Watch more reaction to the play from 3News' Dave Chudowsky:

Head coach J.B. Bickerstaff briefly discussed the situation after the Cavs lost 112-96.

“You’ll have to ask Kevin,” Bickerstaff said after the game, according to Cleveland.com. “We talked about it. He apologized to his teammates for it and we’ll move on.”

Twitter, however, wasn't so quick to move on as many started roasting Love. Here's a sample of some of the reactions to Love's play:

The Cavs are currently ranked in 13th place within the Eastern Conference at 21-40 for the season thus far.


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