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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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lillard calls out fan over criticism of Conley contract

Some of the contracts handed out in NBA free agency on Friday were the source of a lot of mockery among fans. After all, thanks to the inflated salary cap, Timofey Mozgov and Evan Turner are now making more money than Stephen Curry. Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley got one of those contracts, a max deal to return him to Memphis. Naturally, fans began pointing out how absurd they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Is there any need to replace Timofey Mozgov?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have a relaxing offseason ahead of them. Being the defending champions, there aren’t any major holes to fill. There may be a few minor holes to fill though.. Timofey Mozgov has just signed a massive four year, $64 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. This is no concern to the Cavs, seeing that the big fellow started zero games in the postseason...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James congratulates Timofey Mozgov on Lakers deal

While the rest of the NBA world is left genuinely stupefied by reports indicating the Los Angeles Lakers will sign Timofey Mozgov to a four-year, $64 million deal, one of his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates has instead decided to congratulate him. None other than LeBron James took to Twitter Friday morning to express his happiness for the center and his substantial financial...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Lakers Move Early With $64M Deal For Timofey Mozgov

Timofey Mozgov is the rare free agent that would have benefited by being on the open market a season ago when he was the Cleveland Cavaliers' invaluable center in the playoffs and before his offseason surgery plagued him all of 15-16. But Mozgov did extremely well in free agency, certainly far better than expected, by quickly signing a four-year, $64 million deal with the Los Angeles...
Via RealGM - NBA
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson on Mozgov screen: ‘It seemed kind of dirty to me.’

Near the end of the first quarter of Wednesday’s NBA Finals Game 3, Warriors guard Klay Thompson was forced to exit the game after taking hard spill as a result of a screen set by Cavs center Timofey Mozgov in the middle of the key. Thompson returned to the game in the second quarter but was unable to find any kind of rhythm in the midst of the Cavs performance as they went on...
Via The Comeback
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson: Timofey Mozgov play was ‘kinda dirty’

Klay Thompson suffered a leg injury during the first quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday, and he believes the play where he got hurt was “kinda dirty.” Late in the first quarter, Thompson was trying to defend Cleveland guard Kyrie Irving when he ran into a pick from Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov. Mozgov’s knee appeared to go into Thompson’s thigh, injuring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 09, 2016  |  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 to Western...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2016  |  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

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