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Timofey Mozgov 'didn't want to complain' about knee issues during NBA Finals

Timofey Mozgov hadn't been on anything close to a championship-caliber team in his four-plus NBA seasons before joining the Cavaliers last year, and he wasn't about to miss his first chance to compete for an NBA title.Mozgov was experiencing knee issues during the postseason, and an MRI revealed loose particles that led to arthroscopic surgery in July. But Cleveland's starting center...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov, Sasha Kaun won't play for Russia at EuroBasket

The Cavaliers have two big men on the team who were eligible to play for Russia at EuroBasket this summer, but neither ended up on the team's final roster.Timofey Mozgov underwent arthroscopic knee surgery back in July, so he was unavailable, and Sasha Kaun, whom the team recently signed, simply skipped it to avoid risking any injury.This is good news for the Cavaliers, obviously...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Timofey Mozgov Have a Long-Term Future in Cleveland?

The Cleveland Cavaliers entered the summer of 2015 looking to keep the band together for another championship run in 2016 by re-upping their own free agents and keeping the money largely in-house. Doing this required throwing around an unprecedented amount of cash that will result in one of the largest payrolls in NBA history next season. But what about the 2016-17 season? While...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Timofey Mozgov Won’t Sign Extension This Summer

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have signed a few big names to multi-year contracts this offseason, but it appears that Timofey Mozgov won’t be one of them. According to Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the veteran center won’t sign an extension this summer. The Cavaliers made the decision to pick up Mozgov’s $4.9 million option for next season, which is a bargain...
Via Cavaliers Nation
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov: First time I picked up a ball, I was, like, nine

In an interview with Franklyn Calle of SLAM, Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov explained how he started playing the game of basketball, among other things, most of which started a bit later than most of his peers. Following an off-season that has already included the Cavaliers picking up Mozgov’s $5 million team option for next season and knee surgery that will sideline...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov undergoes knee surgery, expected to be out six weeks

After a busy Wednesday re-signing a few of their free agents, the Cavaliers announced on Thursday that center Timofey Mozgov underwent surgery on his knee. Mozgov had successful right knee arthroscopic debridement on Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount Surgicenter. Drs. Richard Parker and James Rosneck performed the operation. Mozgov’s rehabilitation process is expected...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs pick up Timofey Mozgov's option for 2015-16

The Cleveland Cavaliers will have their big Mozzie Bear patrolling the paint for at least one more season, as the team picked up center Timofey Mozgov’s option for the 2015-16 season today. Mozgov will make a shade under $5 million next season, a steal for a 7-footer of his caliber, making the decision a no-brainer for the Cavs. Eric Pincus of was first...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joey Crawford tells Timofey Mozgov to shut up

Most NBA referees take the high road when calling games, but Joey Crawford has made a habit of trying to be the center of attention. Crawford often tries to steal the spotlight by being boisterous or making a scene in games. Such was the case in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, when he told Timofey Mozgov to shut up. “Do me a favor and shut up,” he said. The...
Via The Sports Daily
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

How Timofey Mozgov is perfect for the Cavaliers

When the Cleveland Cavaliers gave up two first-round picks for then-Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov in early January, it seemed impossible that the Cavaliers could redeem comparable value out of the trade. While neither of the draft picks originally belonged to Cleveland, they’re still first-round picks, and Mozgov is a 28-year-old who has only recently become an NBA starter—and...
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February 23, 2015  |  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...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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