Originally written on RealGM  |  Last updated 7/2/13
Free agent center Timofey Mozgov is in negotiations with the Denver Nuggets on a multi-year contract to re-sign with the franchise, a league source told RealGM. Ever since making changes within the organization, the Nuggets have become more interested in re-signing Mozgov, trading away Kosta Koufos on draft night. Mozgov has already received a qualifying offer from the Nuggets, but the parameters of a new deal have been discussed as a possible three-year contract with an option on the third season, a source told RealGM. Mozgov had once been thought of as one of the most skilled center prospects in the NBA while with the New York Knicks, but he received little playing time under George Karl. Even so, Mozgov told RealGM in April, “I feel confident I can play. I know I can play and I know Coach knows I can play, so I feel confident. I just need some [playing] time.” Now, the Nuggets are far more committed to give Mozgov a fair trial in the rotation, and they remain enamored with his fo...
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  • Say it plain! The problem was GK. The Nuggets have some of the best big men in the NBA with Magee, Mozgov, and Randolph. They're young and they can run. They need playing time and GK was too busy playing small-ball instead of taking advantage of their height. It's like they say--you can't teach what you don't know and in the playoffs you need big men to do what they do. The last two years in the playoffs GK went small instead of big, and as you know the Nuggets were bounced. Is he still unemployed? I wonder why. Get a clue GK!!
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