Kevin Love was born in Santa Monica, California, but raised in Lake Oswego, Oregon. His father, Stan, was a college standout at Oregon, before playing in the NBA. Love attended Lake Oswego High School, where he led the Lakers to three-straight State Championship games, winning one. As a senior, Rivals.com's No. 1 overall center, averaged 33.9 points, 17 rebounds and four assists per game. Love was named the 2007 Men's Basketball Gatorade National Player of the year after the season.