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Kevin Love: All-Star in the NBA and in Destigmatization

Depresh Mode with John Moe

From a very early age, Kevin Love was great at sports. He had the talent, the size, and, most of all, he loved playing basketball. In this way, he was just like his father, Stan, who played in the NBA long ago. But with high achievement comes more pressure than Kevin was ready to handle and depression and anxiety came calling. As Kevin’s career progressed - scholarship player at UCLA, 5th overall pick in the NBA draft, All-Star selections, an NBA championship - he waited for the next big achievement to solve his mental health problems. He didn’t realize that mental health doesn’t work that way. It took an on-court panic attack during a game against Atlanta to get him the help he finally needed. Now, 34 and a respected veteran in the league, he’s telling his story in order to help players and non-players alike. Find out more about Kevin's mental health advocacy work by visiting KevinLoveFund.org.Thank you to all our listeners who support the show as monthly members of Maximum Fun. Hey, remember, you’re part of Depresh Mode and we want to hear what you want to hear about. What guests and issues would you like to have covered in a future episode? Write us at depreshmode@maximumfun.org.Help is available right away.The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988 or 1-800-273-8255, 1-800-273-TALKCrisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741.International suicide hotline numbers available here: https://www.opencounseling.com/suicide-hotlinesThe Depresh Mode newsletter is available twice a week. Subscribe for free and stay up to date on the show and mental health issues. https://johnmoe.substack.com/John's acclaimed memoir, The Hilarious World of Depression, is available here. https://read.macmillan.com/lp/the-hilarious-world-of-depression/Find the show on Twitter @depreshpod and Instagram @depreshpod.John is on Twitter @johnmoe.

52mins

3 Oct 2022

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Kevin Love Line Returns with Sophia Benoit | THE GIRLIES

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The Kevin Love Line is Back!! This time we enlist dating expert and confirmed French person Sophia Benoit. We talk restarting old flings, fire emoji DMs, and which Kardashian Harry would be most compatible with.Presented by @doterra doterra.com/spinsters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

57mins

11 Aug 2022

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Kevin Love

Taylor Rooks X

NBA Champion and 5x All-Star Kevin Love finally makes his long-awaited appearance on Taylor Rook X. The Cavs forward shares his feelings about the NBA's Most Improved Player award, spills the tea on the 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers group chat, and advocates the importance of taking care of your mental health.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 28mins

29 Jun 2022

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TABOO TUESDAY: Therapy and Basketball with All-Star, Kevin Love

Emotionally Fit

Basketball All-Star Kevin Love joins the show to talk about starting therapy after dealing with a very public mental health crisis during the NBA playoffs in 2017. Kevin shares what motivated him to take care of his emotional fitness and sends a shoutout to other athletes who have inspired him. We also explore the stigmas in professional sports and why Kevin believes vulnerability actually creates stronger teams.Staying emotionally fit takes work and repetition. That's why the Emotionally Fit podcast with psychologist Dr. Emily Anhalt delivers short, actionable Emotional Push-Ups every Monday and Thursday to help you build a better practice of mental health, and surprising, funny, and shocking conversations on Taboo Tuesdays - because the things we’re most hesitant to talk about are also the most normal. Join us to kickstart your emotional fitness. Let's flex those feels and do some reps together!EPISODE RESOURCES:Follow Kevin Love on Twitter and InstagramLearn more about the Kevin Love Fund Thank you for listening! Follow Dr. Emily on Twitter, and don’t forget to follow, rate, review and share the show wherever you listen to podcasts! #EmotionallyFit The Emotionally Fit podcast is produced by Coa, your gym for mental health. Katie Sunku Wood is the show’s producer from StudioPod Media with additional editing and sound design by nodalab, and featuring music by Milano. Special thanks to the entire Coa crew!JUMP STRAIGHT INTO:(01:28) - Kevin shares his emotional journey after suffering a panic attack in 2017 - “I got very lucky. I bonded with my therapist. He allowed me to feel safe, speak freely, and in a lot of ways changed my relationship with myself, my perspective on problems and my life in general.” (08:29) - Becoming a globally known mental health advocate as a top athlete - “Withholding compassion, withholding empathy, never helped anybody. It has made me feel not only more involved, maybe that's the wrong terminology for it, but very much more comfortable with who I am.”(14:50) - Why players who allow themselves to be vulnerable actually create stronger teams - “We're that pay-it-forward team. We're that next-man-up, share-the-wealth, celebrate-each-other, celebrate-the-small-wins type of team. So I think it's made us take a major step forward in developing our culture as a team.”(19:45) - Kevin on stigmas in the sports world - “I think everybody's going through their own process, and the way that they absorb things or offload things at their own pace, and those are the types of people that I feel for, because in a lot of ways they don't know where to turn.”(27:07) - Kevin’s secret to stability - “If I'm having a bad day or having a great day or wherever in between, she can feel that. I mean, there's a reason that people that own dogs live longer.”

31mins

7 Jun 2022

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Kevin Love | LOS CLASSIC

Legends Of Sport

In honor of #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, this week's LOS CLassic features Andy & NBA Champion with the Cleveland Cavaliers - Kevin Love! Kevin tells us how he's staying physically & mentally active during the shutdown, & how he's opening the dialogue on dealing with the anxieties of the pandemic. Kevin talks about his personal journey with anxiety & depression, the impact of his article in the Players' Tribune, & his passion to normalize the conversations about mental health! Andy & Kevin also discuss his 2016 championship run with the Cavs, & the 2012 Olympic team! PLUS, Kevin shares a special NEVER BEEN HEARD story about Kobe Bryant, from after the 2012 Olympic Gold Medal game vs. Spain. Original Air Date: May 21, 2020.

57mins

10 May 2022

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Nets Talk + The Kevin Love Line with Mina Kimes | THE GIRLIES

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Brooklyn Nets Day 1 Mina Kimes joins the show to talk about how her beloved nets are going to do in their first-round match-up with the Celtics. Then we debuted a new segment: THE KEVIN LOVE LINE! Mina helps Haley, and Jordan give some advice about love....and basketball... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

42mins

15 Apr 2022

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How The Nets Season Will End & Kevin Love Interview

The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix and Howard Beck

Mannix and Beck discuss what the Lakers could have done differently after another loss leaves them outside of the play in tournament. We also look at Ben Simmons filing a grievance against the Sixers for withholding $20 million, the ramifications it could hold for others in the future, and what the Nets have to do to end the season in the playoffs. Mannix also sits down with Cavaliers forward Kevin Love to hear about being on the wrong side of LeBron's massive dunk recently, if James could return to Cleveland, and the Cavs chances heading into the playoffsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 10mins

5 Apr 2022

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Episode 95: Kevin Love

The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

Let's be honest, one of the aspects that makes the interviews on the OM3 so great is the fact that JJ and Tommy often cause the guest to dig a little deeper to answer questions and roll a bit out of their comfort zone. But somehow when Kevin Love joins the podcast, there's no need to try and pull info out of him or force delicate subjects into the mix because... well, he does that all by himself. And as usual, this interview is no different. Kevin displays his typical intelligence, humor, sarcastic wit, and basic down to earth nature as he digs into his current season with the Cavs and opens up about the team's past, present, and future. Oh, he also sticks around for the OM3 draft as they break down the worst things you can do on an airplane. Hmmm... I sense a campaign for OM3 correspondent coming on. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 10mins

21 Jan 2022

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Kevin Love

Blindsided

On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome Kevin Love. Kevin is an NBA player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, with whom he won an NBA championship in 2016. He’s also one of the most prominent professional athletes to speak out about his mental struggles. His article, “Everyone is going through something” struck a chord in the sports community and beyond. It helped a lot of people and athletes to open up. Kevin talks about a family history of mental illness, self-medicating with alcohol, and the paranoid feelings he had after experiencing a panic attack in front of thousands of people. We’re thankful for his courage in sharing his story. About Our Hosts: Former National Hockey League goaltender Corey Hirsch and psychiatrist Dr. Diane McIntosh team up on Blindsided to allow professional athletes to open up about mental health. The podcast lets listeners hear moments when mental health became the athlete’s most important focus. *This episode contains content and topics that may be difficult for some listeners. Listener discretion is advised. If you or someone you know is struggling, you are not alone. There are many support services that are here to help. Resources can be found at: Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) 240-485-1001 and https://adaa.org/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 2mins

19 Jan 2022

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Should Kevin Love Be Traded? | NBA Fantasy Basketball Trades | Buy Low & Sell High Options

Locked On Fantasy Basketball – Daily NBA Fantasy Basketball Podcast

Josh Lloyd looks at overperforming and underperforming players to see who might be available to trade for or trade away for NBA Fantasy Basketball including Kevin Love, Herb Jones, and Gary Trent Jr. The Locked On Fantasy Basketball Podcast is brought to you by Basketball Monster.Join the Discord hereSupport Us By Supporting Our Sponsors!Built BarBuilt Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15” and you’ll get 15% off your next order.BetOnline AGThere is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus.PrizePicksDon’t hesitate, check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app today. PrizePicks is daily fantasy made easy!TrueBillDon’t fall for subscription scams. Start cancelling today at Truebill.com/LOCKEDONNBA.Intro Music by Ben LloydInstagram Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

26mins

3 Jan 2022

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