Speaking to reporters Sunday, Love responded "Yes, sir" when asked if he will be playing for the Cavaliers next season.
''I truly haven't even thought about it, but as I mentioned, I expect to be suiting up by Game 1 of next year,'' Love said.
Love's season came to an early end when he suffered a dislocated left shoulder during the Cavaliers' opening playoff series against the
Love said he didn't have a problem with James' tweet, but he later admitted he wasn't "best friends" with James.
Despite the comments, the Cavaliers finished with the second-best record in the Eastern Conference en route to making the
"That's the hardest part," Love said. "I had really wanted this, wanted to be a part of this run, and then that fourth game in the first series, got hurt on a tough play.
"I'm super happy for these guys, proud of these guys" he continued. "And there's times where I've felt down because of my shoulder, and they've been here to pick me back up. And that's kind of how it's been the whole year."