Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love married his longtime girlfriend, model Kate Bock, on Saturday.
CLEVELAND— Editor’s note: The video in the player above is from the June 21 episode of The Ultimate Cleveland Sports Show.
Nearly 18 months after announcing their engagement, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love and his longtime girlfriend, model Kate Bock, tied the knot in New York City on Saturday. According Peoplethe wedding took place at the New York Public Library with guests including the couple’s families and closest friends.
“We always say, in addition to the ceremony and going through it, it’s going to be about us. We want to make it our life and all of our friends connected with it,” love says People in April. “So we’re going to kind of celebrate all of these relationships and bring these people together. That’s how it should be.”
As for further details regarding the wedding – which was described as a “Great Gatsby-inspired ball” in which guests had to wear black and white, Bock wore a “traditional and elegant” Ralph Lauren dress paired with shoes Ralph Lauren jewelry and a matching cathedral veil, while Love wore a custom Ralph Lauen suit.
A five-time NBA All-Star, Love first met Bock in 2016 after a photo shoot with a photographer who introduced them. Since, the 2020 Sports Illustrated The swimsuit number cover model was a staple of Love’s games in Cleveland, where the UCLA product spent the last eight seasons of his 14-year NBA career.
While Love’s time with the Cavs has had many ups and downs — including the franchise’s first NBA championship in 2016 — he’s just had a bounce-back season. After four injury-plagued campaigns, the 33-year-old forward averaged 13.6 points on 43% shooting (39.2% 3-pointers) and 7.2 rebounds, finishing second in the award vote. NBA Sixth Man of the Year.
Heading into his 15th NBA season, Love is entering the final year of the four-year, $120.4 million extension he signed with Cleveland in 2018.