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Timofey Mozgov: A Cavalier’s Dark Horse

On December 23rd, 2014, the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered a major injury during their 125-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Despite a win that put them at a respectable 17-10 record, the Cavs suffered a major injury to their frontcourt as center Anderson Varejao tore his left Achilles tendon. During the third quarter of the game, Varejao fell to a heap under the basket...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Charlotte Hornets (18-26) 90 Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) 129 Box Score It was a week and a day before Friday night’s game that I wrote in this space about how the Cavaliers broke free from the grip of the six-game losing streak that had been suffocating them since the start of 2015. Was it only eight days ago? Nay, it couldn’t have been! It must have been many seasons and many...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron: Cavs Now 'Clicking' Due To Timofey Mozgov

Timofey Mozgov has averaged 10.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in seven games since being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers lost their first three games with Mozgov, but have since won four in a row and LeBron James believes they're now "clicking." Mozgov's biggest impact is on defense protecting the rim. "It's funny, I was talking to my friend the other day...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mozgov puts up double-double in home debut for Cavs

CLEVELAND -- Since being traded to the Cavaliers on Jan. 7, Timofey Mozgov has had to adjust to his new team on the fly, so much so that he is still wearing his old sneakers that are adorned in the colors of his former team, the Denver Nuggets. As long as Mozgov can put together nights like Monday, it really doesn't matter what shoes he wears. In his first home game with the Cavs...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Timofey Mozgov Is Exactly What the Cavs Need

Even though the Cavaliers aren’t playing good basketball, Cleveland’s front office made some great acquisitions in the past couple weeks. J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert are both valuable additions, but the pick-up of the Russian native Timofey Mozgov is the most important key to the puzzle. Let’s be honest. Even if Anderson Varajão was healthy, Cleveland’s interior defense...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Did the Cavaliers pay too much for Timofey Mozgov?

We all know what the Cavaliers traded for Timofey Mozgov, but we haven’t seen him play for the Cavs just yet. Regardless, this is the NBA and it’s important to decide whether a trade was worth it or not as soon as possible. At Pro Basketball Talk, Kurt Helin and Jenna Corrado discuss it and regardless of the price, Hellin agrees the Cavaliers had to do it. Your browser does not...
Via Waiting For Next Year
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mozgov deal is a total coup for Connelly

The Denver Nuggets played their first game without center Timofey Mozgov last night, beating the Orlando Magic 93-90 at the Pepsi Center. NEWS: Nuggets trade Mozgov to Cleveland The victory extended the team’s winning streak to three games and raised their record to 16-20. Despite stringing together a few games, a possible playoff berth still looks a long ways off. Moving...
Via Mile High Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cleveland Cavaliers trade for Timofey Mozgov

The Cleveland Cavaliers continued their roster shakeup on Wednesday as they added a big man who will likely step into the starting for the injured Anderson Varejao. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Cavs have traded two first-round picks to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for Russian center Timofey Mozgov. The Cavs control picks from the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma...
Via Rumors and Rants
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers acquire Timofey Mozgov from Nuggets

The Cleveland Cavaliers are makin’ moves:’s Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst first reported on Wednesday that the team was close to acquiring center Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski later confirmed the deal is happening. According to the reports, the Cavs will send two future first-round draft picks to Denver. Initially, the report...
Via Waiting For Next Year
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers Acquire Timofey Mozgov

In their second trade in less than a week, the Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired center Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggest for two first-round picks.  That seems to be a relatively high price to pay for a fourth-year pro that is yet to average double-digit points or rebounds in a single season. Mozgov is averaging 8.5 points and 7.8 rebounds per game thus far this season. Mozgov...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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