Trends: Love, Hawks and technicals

Love's game is evolving, but not all for the better. David Sherman/Getty Images

Each Monday throughout the NBA season, ESPN Insider will investigate the latest trends in the NBA. Basketball Prospectus' Kevin Pelton is keeping an eye on all the numbers and will have a first look at how players, teams and the league as a whole are evolving.

Trending player: Kevin Love, F, Minnesota Timberwolves