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The NBA’s worst offseason contracts and who could be next

Navigating through NBA free agency is no small task for general managers eager to bolster their roster. Making winning offers to available players based on their perceived marketplace value isn’t an exact science. There’s plenty of guessing within negotiations. Sometimes, offers can be way too low or high.As is the case for players listed below, GMs throughout the league greatly...
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Not having Timofey Mozgov could be taking a toll on Tristan Thompson

When the Cleveland Cavaliers won last year’s NBA championship, they did it with the help of several players who are no longer members of the team. Most Cavs fans will remember the important front-court role that Timofey Mozgov played in last year’s campaign, serving as a starting center for much of the season under (then) […] The post Not having Timofey Mozgov could be taking...
Via Cavs Nation
2 days ago

Watch Lakers Center Timofey Mozgov Dab While Doing Push-Ups

Los Angeles Lakers center Timofey Mozgov probably won't be playing much more this season—not because he's injured, but because the coaches want the team's younger players to get more on-c0urt experience. With their horrible 20-50 record, the Lakers aren't fighting for a playoff spot, so why not? RELATED: 36-Year-Old Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton is "Killing" His Players in...
Via Stack
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Walton: Lakers are in ‘hard spot as a group’

The Los Angeles Lakers are underdoing a major paradigm shift as an organization right now, and head coach Luke Walton will be the first to admit that it’s a difficult process.Speaking with reporters on Thursday, Walton acknowledged that the team is in a “hard spot as a group” with all the change has been going on lately, per Serena Winters of Lakers Nation. The last several...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Why shutting down Timofey Mozgov is right move for Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are shutting down center Timofey Mozgov for the rest of the season, according to ESPN. Mozgov, who signed a four-year, $64 million contract last summer, is healthy, so why are the Lakers removing one of their high-priced free-agent additions from the lineup? Well, it’s no secret the Lakers are going to finish the 2016-17 season with one of the worst records...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers to make Timofey Mozgov healthy scratch for rest of season

It’s hard to cut your losses on a $64 million investment, but that’s exactly what the Los Angeles Lakers have decided to do.According to a report by Marc J. Spears of ESPN’s The Undefeated on Tuesday, the Lakers will shut down a healthy Timofey Mozgov for the remainder of the season to get a better look for their younger players.Mozgov’s four-year, $64 million deal looked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young moves to bench to make way for young players

The Lakers will be giving their younger players more court time over the remainder of the season. As a result, Nick Young will take on a reduced role.A season that began with the Lakers getting off to a 7-5 start has turned into one that has them with the worst record in the NBA’s Western Conference at 20-45. For what’s left in the season, Los Angeles will need to determine which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Timofey Mozgov Impressed With Die-Hard Lakers Fans, NBA Finals Type Atmosphere

Los Angeles Lakers center Timofey Mozgov talks about what it was like to get the first win in a Lakers uniform and what the amazing crowd was like to play for at Staples Center. Mozgov said his wife told him after the game that the crowd felt like an NBA Finals type atmostphere, Timofey agreed, said he loves the diehard L.A. fans. Mozgov did say he wasn't happy with the defense...
Via Lakers Nation
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov takes shot at Kevin Love signing Lakers contract

The Los Angeles Lakers brought in Timofey Mozgov to sign his four-year, $64 million contract on Friday, and now we know that the numbers that were being reported are, indeed, real. Mozgov barely played in the NBA Finals, yet was pursued hard by the Lakers, and got a hefty raise from the $4.9 million he made last season. The move left many pundits questioning why Los Angeles paid...
Via The Sports Daily
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Lakers’ big present to fans is Timofey Mozgov for $64 million?

We feel you, Lakers fans. You’re used to signing Shaq as a free agent. Convincing Karl Malone and Gary Payton to take less to come be on a “Dream Team.” That’s the bar you’re used to when you’re a supporter of the Purple & Gold. So when free agency opens up and there’s names like Al Horford and Hassan Whiteside flying about, and the best you can do is secure a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

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