Love could be a lock for Olympic team

What does Kevin Love have in common with LeBron James, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant? They all look like locks to make the 2012 USA Olympic team. The final Olympic roster has to be picked by July 7.
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What does Kevin Love have in common with LeBron James, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant? They all look like locks to make the 2012 USA Olympic team. The final Olympic roster has to be picked by July 7.

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