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Video: Still not buying Kevin Love as league’s best four

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Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love dunks during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 99-82. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

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I like Kevin Love’s attitude — he thinks he is the best four in the NBA and you want a star player to think that.

Although, do you want him to say it? CSN New England’s Donny Marshall says no — and neither he nor I think Love is the best four in the league, anyway. Good, but not the best. We discussed and debated who is the best right now on NBC’s SportsTalk today. Of course, I am right is saying LaMarcus Aldridge, but Donny says Blake Griffin and, well, he’s close and may top every sane person’s list in another year or two.

Also, do you think Dirk Nowitzki is a four? A three? And as Donny says, LeBron does play some four and if you’re going to count him in the mix the list instantly changes with a new leader. There is no easy answer because defining the four spot any more is hard.