Love, a five-time All-Star, struggled with injuries throughout 2018-19 and played in just 22 games.
In recent days, the 20-man Team USA roster has lost more than a half-dozen players, including James Harden, Anthony Davis and Bradley Beal.
The Cavaliers are unlikely to move Kevin Love. But, they might consider dealing the star for the right price.
Tristan Thompson has one season remaining on the five-year, $82 million deal he signed with the Cavaliers in 2015.
“One of the big-market teams that fail to land a big fish are going to make an offer for Kevin,” an unnamed executive told The Athletic.
There is a mix of youth and experience in USA's provisional World Cup squad, with James Harden and Anthony Davis joined by Jayson Tatum.
Love signed a four-year, $120 million extension with Cleveland in July 2018.
The Cavaliers forward has played only four games this season after injuring his foot in late October.
The 30-year-old forward hasn’t played since Oct. 24 because of a toe issue but his name has still surfaced in recent trade rumors.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has not played since October due to a toe injury but his name has still surfaced in trade rumours.