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Timofey Mozgov won't sign contract extension with Cavaliers

Timofey Mozgov is woefully underpaid by NBA big men standards. He's in the final year of a contract that will pay him under $5 million for next season, but we won't be looking to sign an extension with the Cavaliers just yet.Terry Pluto of explains why:"In four years, the salary cap may double. It's expected to rise about 30 percent in 2016, what I've called 'The Money...
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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...
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1 day ago  |  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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13 days ago  |  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 News: Cavaliers Pick Up Team Option on Timofey Mozgov

The first step in tying up the many loose ends for the 2015-16 season has been taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers as they have picked up next season’s team option for center Timofey Mozgov. The move, reported by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, was fully expected due to seven-foot Russian’s play after joining the team in a January 7 trade with the Denver Nuggets. In addition, the club...
Via Cavaliers Nation
June 23, 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...
Via The Sports Post
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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