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Cavaliers center submits unusual candidate for Dunk of the Year

Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov is a very large human being who knows how to dunk a basketball. According to Basketball-Reference, the 7'1" Russian has done it 342 times in his six-year career, and 42 times this season alone. But against the Sacramento Kings on Monday night, Mozgov's legs/hand-eye coordination betrayed him in the worst way:In what's been a discouraging...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov delivers incredible dunk fail (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov embarrassed himself on this incredible fourth quarter dunk fail during Monday night's game against Sacramento.Mozgov drove right down the lane without any Kings defenders in his way. He took off from about six feet away and was ready to bring the home crowd to their feet with a one-handed slam. Alas, it was too good to be true, as Mozgov...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

(Not-So-)Goodfellas: Celtics-Cavs, Behind the Box Score

Boston Celtics (30-22) 104Cleveland Cavaliers (35-14) 103Box Score With less than five seconds and the Cavs leading 103-101 remaining in Friday’s Cleveland Cavaliers home game against the Boston Celtics, an Evan Turner free throw careened off the hoop. As it descended towards Timofey Mozgov on the left block, Amir Johnson groped at Mozgov’s right arm — hindering it from reaching...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov throws down a ridiculous alley-oop

With coaching changes and the current state of The Big Three taking most of the headlines in “The Land”, we tend to forget about the “Ivan Drago” of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Timofey Mozgov. (Unless he’s getting dunked on.) On Monday, he gave us a reminder of his presence. Late in the 3rd quarter of the Cavs’ matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Matthew Dellavedova...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Cavs Reportedly Shopping Center Timofey Mozgov

The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Timofey Mozgov last season to solve one problem, but it’s created another. Cleveland hoped the Russian center would address its lack of rim protection. While he’s mostly succeeded in improving that area, his inability to defend smaller lineups also has become painfully obvious. That isn’t too surprising given his 7-foot-1, 276-pound build....
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs gauging trade interest in Timofey Mozgov

    It’s quite rare to see a No. 1 seed considering a trade of their starting center. But that is exactly what the Cleveland Cavaliers appear to be doing with Timofey Mozgov. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports on Friday, the Cavs “have started to make calls on the market” for the Russian big man. Wojnarowski also notes that Mozgov “could appeal...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers making trade calls for Timofey Mozgov

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the trade speculation with big man Timofey Mozgov is why the run to the NBA trade deadline might be the most unpredictable thing in sports. Just a few days ago, Cleveland apparently had no plans whatsoever to trade Mozgov, a guy the front office surrendered a ton of assets to acquire, has a decent contract and is just 29 years old. The Cavaliers have changed...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers don’t want to trade Timofey Mozgov

The Cleveland Cavaliers and big man Timofey Mozgov haven’t gotten along too well this season, but the organization doesn’t sound ready to throw in the towel ahead of the NBA trade deadline. Mozgov played just nine minutes in this past Sunday’s win against the Philadelphia 76ers, finding himself benched for the second half after questionable shot selection to close the first...
Via The Sports Daily
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Teams inquiring about Timofey Mozgov

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin is always looking to improve his roster, but would he consider parting with center Timofey Mozgov in order to do so? According to Yahoo! Sports’ Marc J. Spears, Mozgov has been the subject of several phone calls as opposing GMs look to kick the tires on the recently demoted center. As center Timofey Mozgov recently has gone from...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA official Joey Crawford to retire after season

Joey Crawford will hang up the whistle and retire as a referee at the end of the NBA season. “I’m done,” Crawford told Jack McCaffrey of the Delaware County Times. “There’s nothing to be sorry about,””Crawford said. “You know what happens? It’s not that you lose your passion. I have that. That’s insanity. But it just comes to the point where you say, ‘I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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