FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love poses for a portrait during the NBA basketball team's media day, in Independence, Ohio. From the outside, the Cavaliers’ All-Star forward appears to have it all: A model’s striking looks, a multi-million dollar contract, a dream job. Perfection. At 30, he’s in the prime of his career, and maybe for the first time, truly happy. Nearly a year since suffering a panic attack during a game against Atlanta, a desperate, life-altering event that eventually led to him revealing long-term battles with anxiety and depression, Love is hoping to break down stigmas about men’s mental health. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

SALT LAKE CITY — A player whose name often comes up as a potential Utah Jazz player gave people even more reason to think that might be a possibility.

Power forward Kevin Love, whose outside touch and overall game would seemingly be a nice addition to the Jazz, created a bit of a buzz with an Instagram post in which he pinned his location as "Western Conference."

The location?

Southern Utah. The Amangiri Resort in Canyon Point, a ritzy and beautiful, luxury hotel in a gorgeous spot just northeast of Kanab, to be precise.

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"Now that's a view," NFL star J.J. Watt wrote on the post.

"The best," replied Love, who provided more photos of the resort, the surroundings and the restaurant in his Instagram stories.

There have been several Love-to-Utah reports surface over the years, including recently as it's become quite clear the Jazz need more star power and quality shooting. Love could replace Derrick Favors, who is a valuable player for Utah but doesn't have the outside range of the 30-year-old player who helped Cleveland win a championship.

It's unlikely, however, that Love's Instagram post has anything to do with a potential trade. It is the offseason, after all, and NBA players are known to travel around the world, even to Utah.

That didn't quell the speculation, of course.

And, yes, we saved the best for last.


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