Stan Love

Inside Biography

Stan Love was born as Stanley S. Love and is an American retired professional basketball player, who was born on 9th of April, 1949 and is currently 66 years of age. He was born in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Love is the father of NBA player Kevin Love; who now plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the younger brother of Mike Love, who is one of the founding members of Beach Boys. He is a graduate from Morningside High School, Inglewood, California, and then got enrolled at the University of Oregon Ducks in 1968. With his average academic performances, he got a sports merit and studied there till 1971. Born and raised in the United States, he is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

There’s just no excuse for antics of parents like Stan Love, the father of Lake Oswego basketball phenomenon Kevin Love. The senior Love has run more than a little afoul of what most people would view as acceptable behavior. He was selected in the 1971 NBA Draft, chosen by the Baltimore Bullets. Love had a four-year professional career with Baltimore, the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association, and the San Antonio Spurs, then of the American Basketball Association. He retired from the sport in 1975, with per-game averages of 6.6 points 3.9 rebounds and 2.5 fouls for 14.7 minutes in 239 career games. His name is there up at the University of Oregon Athletics Hall of Fame and having already been retired in 1975, it has been more than 40 years now.

Looking forward to his married life he was married to Karen Love. Love who is having two children named Kevin Love and Emily Love currently resides in Lake Oswego, Oregon. They both love their kid a lot. Emily is the youngest. She stopped playing basketball in the fifth grade. And she gets teased about her famous brother sometimes at school. There were haters who told her that Kevin would never make it as a pro. But if you ask her about Kevin, she tells us how he used to text messages to her every day, asking about school, and her teachers.

Stan Love’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of approximately $millions, according to some sources. His career mark of 21.1 from 1968 to 1971, could have been one of the best in the history, but couldn’t be because of the three-point field goal. A crucial and first choice player for the Baltimore Bullets, he is one of only the second player in the ranks of Oregon’s all-time leaders in scoring and rebounding. With a height of 2.06 m tall, his body weight was 97.5 kg which is equivalent to 215lbs, very good for any athlete. His practice and physical fitness were key factors for his successful career as a player.

by sanjeet, 24 Jan, 2016

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