London, August 1st. The 2012 Olympics are being called the “social media games” and one of its most popular players is Kevin Love. The Minnesota Timberwolves power forward from Lake Oswego is standing out, with stats like 16 points and 6 rebounds in a game against Tunisia, and the 24-year-old is tweeting about his Olympic experiences to his 374,596 Twitter followers.
Russell Westbrook #7 of United States high-fives Kevin Love #11 of United States after a play against France during their Men's Basketball Game on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (July 28, 2012 - Source: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Europe

Russell Westbrook high-fives Kevin Love after a play against France on July 29, 2012. ( Jamie Squire/Getty Images Europe)

The 6’10” two time NBA All-Star, in true Oregonian fashion, doesn’t take himself too seriously with his fans, or Facebook followers, that’s where he posted these Olympic snapshots:
Since I'm the team photographer...check out the presser

Kevin writes, “Since I’m the team photographer…check out the presser.”

USA Teammates sleeping on the plane

This is the type of image Love sends to his followers, USA Teammates sleeping on the plane.

Deron Williams & Russ caught me slipping...

Kevin Love explained on facebook, “Deron Williams & Russ caught me slipping…”

In this interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Love talks about growing up in Oregon, his love/hate relationship with Twitter, and why his chances were good to make Team USA, because he explained, “They always need at least one token white guy.”

Carmelo Anthony #15, Lebron James #6, James Harden #12, Kevin Love #11, Deron Williams #8 and Anthony Davis #14 of the United States Men's Basketball team poses prior to their game against France on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 29, 2012 in London, England

Carmelo Anthony, Lebron James, James Harden, Kevin Love, Deron Williams and Anthony Davis  pose prior to their game against France on Day 2 of the London Games on July 29, 2012.

First Lady Michelle Obama (C) of the United States hugs Kevin Love after their Men's Basketball game between the United States and France on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs Kevin Love after the Men’s Basketball game between the United States and France on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Kevin Love will have more time in London to post to Facebook, use his Instagram account, and tweet to followers. The twelve member USA basketball team is favored to play through the games and into the Olympic finals in basketball on Sunday, August 12th.
The Men’s Basketball team will play the following games:
USA vs. Nigeria Thursday, August 2nd.
USA vs.Lithuania – Saturday, August 4th.
USA vs. Argentina Monday, August 6th.
Quarter Finals will be Wednesday, August 8th.
Semifinal Friday, August 10th.
Finals are Sunday, August 12th.
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