Nov 18, 2011, 3:21 PM EST
“I’ve been going back and forth with Deron on it,” Love told Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears on Friday. “I’ll be making my decision in the next couple of days.”
Deng’s representatives have traded contract proposals with Besiktas too, sources said, and they’re working on insurance proposals to protect the remaining $42 million on his Chicago Bulls contract.
Love’s game — a big man who can rebound and stretch the floor with his outside shot — fits well into the international style of play.
Besiktas would prefer Love to Deng but is trying to cover its bases, according to the report.
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