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Love says he would be a beast in the NFL

His parents wouldn't let him play football, and the result was pretty good for Timberwolves' forward Kevin Love. The 6-foot-10, 260 pound basketball star says if he played in the NFL he would be a beast, just like Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.
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His parents wouldn't let him play football, and the result was pretty good for Timberwolves' forward Kevin Love. The 6-foot-10, 260 pound basketball star says if he played in the NFL he would be a beast, just like Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.

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