Comparing Kevin Love and Blake Griffin

Interesting points by’s Bill Simmons, who compared the values of Kevin Love and the Clippers’ Blake Griffin.

The verdict? Love, by a hair.

The full piece is here — scroll about two-thirds of the way down the page.

Within that same column, Simmons also had Love as the league’s No. 2 MVP candidate, behind LeBron James, who’s having a historic season (big shots notwithstanding).

Speaking of Love, he needs a nickname. Suggestions are welcome, and the winner will receive a free year’s subscription to Minnesota Sport Shorts.

Wait, never mind.