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Timofey Mozgov: ‘I Would Like to Play with LeBron’

Recently, in a Russian media interview, Timofey Mozgov was inquired about the possibility of playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers to join forces with LeBron James. Although, the Russian native commended James, as well as head coach, David Blatt, he never demanded a trade or expressed a desire to actually play for Cleveland. “Of course, it would be interesting to play for David Blatt’s...
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Davis, Faried lead unbeaten Team USA to blowout of New Zealand

BILBAO, Spain (AP) -- American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. The U.S. response wasn't nearly as interesting. Just pound the ball inside and outmuscle an overmatched opponent. Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards...
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Team USA comically seems at a loss over New Zealand’s pregame Haka dance (video)

The U.S. men’s basketball team faced off against New Zealand on Tuesday at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Before the opening tip, the New Zealand players presented the country’s traditional Haka dance, leaving the players on Team USA, including Derrick Rose, Kenneth Faried and James harden (above), completely confused and somewhat baffled over what they had […] The post Team...
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Timofey Mozgov not pushing to leave Nuggets in trade to Cavaliers

Yes, Timofey Mozgov would enjoy playing for David Blatt, his coach on the Russian national team. Of course, Mozgov would like lining up next to LeBron James, a superstar who makes his teammates better. But despite rumors of the Cavaliers trying to trade for him, Mozgov insists he doesn’t want to leave the Nuggets.
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: A Desire For Timofey Mozgov

It’s the rumor that just won’t go away, and for good reason.  Timofey Mozgov would immediately fulfill a significant need for the Cleveland Cavaliers and is a logical trade pursuit for them. The interest on the side of Cleveland makes perfect sense. In his four years in the NBA, Mozgov has proven to be a […] Cleveland Cavaliers: A Desire For Timofey Mozgov - Hoops Habit -...
Via NBA Draft Blog
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Cleveland Cavaliers Trade For Nuggets’ JaVale McGee?

Will McGee still be wearing a Nuggets jersey at the end of this offseason? Mandatory Credit: Rocky Widner/ Getty The Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in Timofey Mozgov, but it seems they’re barking up the wrong tree. They should be gunning for Javale McGee. The Cavs have LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. They’ve got a Big 3 — even though no one is calling them...
Via The Sports Journal
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Denver Nuggets: Kenneth Faried Continues To Impress

When training camp for USA Basketball started a couple of months ago, there were questions if Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried could make the FIBA World Championship roster. Now, two games into the tournament, Faried is looking like one of Team USA’s best players. Faried led the Americans in Sunday’s win against Turkey with a game high 22 points. […] Denver Nuggets...
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FIBA World Cup Studs From Day 2 Faried And Ibaka

Both Spain and the USA have begun to open a wide lead over the field as they have won their first 2 games by big margins and the Nuggets Kenneth Faried and Thunder Serge Ibaka were the studs that led those teams to FIBA World Cup victories on Sunday.
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Team USA Was Saved By Kenneth Faried Vs. Turkey

In a game that didn't go according to script, Team USA was held to 35 first half points and trailed by 5 points heading into the break to Turkey. Without the energy from the Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried, this game might not have turned around midway through the third quarter to end in a 98-77 USA victory.
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WATCH: Kenneth Faried hits circus shot against Turkey

One of the key hustle players for Team USA at the 2014 FIBA World Cup is Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried and in the first quarter of today’s Turkey-USA first round match-up, he should off his offensive skill. Watch as Kenneth decides to drive baseline and makes a pretty up-and-under move which leads to a circus shot that goes in: That’s just straight pretty! *** Faried...
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Denver Nuggets: Trading For Harrison Barnes

Denver Nuggets: Trading For Harrison Barnes By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Nuggets Get: Harrison Barnes and Marresse Speights Warriors Get: Timofey Mozgov and Randy Foye The Denver Nuggets have some excellent talent. They have a franchise player in point guard Ty Lawson who is one of the best players at his position and elite on offense. They have a premier perimeter...
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4 days ago  |  2 Comments

Ty Lawson: ‘People are sleeping on the Denver Nuggets’

The Denver Nuggets suffered through a rough first season under head coach Brian Shaw last season, and are expected to be a much more competitive team this year. They added Arron Afflalo via trade this past offseason, and also brought in Gary Harris via the NBA Draft. Denver had more talent last season than their record indicated, and they will not repeat that type of disappointing...
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Lawson: ‘People are probably going to sleep on us’

NBA schedules haven’t been out long, but Ty Lawson has already been studying up on the Denver Nuggets’ first month. “We’ve got the Chicago Bulls, the Cleveland Cavaliers twice, We got OKC twice,” Lawson said. “Our first month is crazy so I was like, ‘coach, we’ve both got to be ready coming in, we’ve got to all be focused when we get in there [to training camp...
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Ty Lawson Says Don’t Sleep on the Denver Nuggets in 2014-2015

If it weren’t for Danilo Galinari’s injury in 2013, the Denver Nuggets were poised to make a deep run in the postseason as the Western Conference’s No. 3 seed. After winning 57 games in the regular season with a potent offense, they were the team nobody wanted to play in the first round. The 2014 season was the complete opposite. The Nuggets were ravaged by injuries, with Galinari...
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Denver Nuggets: The Lost Season Of 2009-10

The Denver Nuggets have a mission ahead of them next season. The franchise is faced with battling the NBA’s Western Conference for 82 games in order to return to the NBA playoffs. The Nuggets are setting out to prove that last season, the team’s first postseason-free season in 11 years,was a fluke. Ten consecutive years in the playoffs marked an amazing streak for the...
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Cavs Attempting to Deal for Timofey Mozgov

In an interview on ESPN Cleveland radio, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said that for nearly two months, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been attempting to work a deal with the Denver Nuggets that would bring 7-1 reserve center Timofey Mozgov to the Cavaliers. Mozgov, who turned 28 last month, has four years of NBA experience that began with the New York Knicks in 2010. During his first season...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cleveland Cavaliers Trying To Deal For Timofey Mozgov

According to a report, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been pursuing a trade for Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov for nearly two months. Brian Windhorst of ESPN told ESPN Cleveland Radio on Tuesday that the Cavs have been trying to work out a trade for the 7-foot-1 Russian center for six to eight weeks. Mozgov played […] Report: Cleveland Cavaliers Trying To Deal For Timofey Mozgov...
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Report: Cavs Want Nuggets C Timofey Mozgov

It was reported earlier that Cleveland was interested in Emeka Okafor, but they would prefer to have Timofey Mozgov as their backup center.  The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to work out a trade for Denver Nuggets centerTimofey Mozgov for the past six to eight weeks, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said on ESPN Cleveland radio. Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt coached...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs trying to trade for Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to work out a trade for Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov for the past six to eight weeks, ESPN's Brian Windhorst said on ESPN Cleveland radio. Mozgov played for Cavaliers head coach David Blatt on the Russian national team. Blatt told Russian outlet ITAR-TASS a few weeks ago that Cleveland had tried to acquire him, but it won'...
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Cavs Attempting To Deal For Timofey Mozgov

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been attempting to trade for Timofey Mozgov over the past six to eight weeks, according to Brian Windhorst. But Sports.ru's Alexander Chernykh has reported that it will not happen. Mozgov is making $4.65 million this season with the Denver Nuggets and has a $4.95 million team option in 15-16. The Cavaliers have a clear need at backup center.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge in Instagram video

As the world continues to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge, the latest notable NBA player to take on the challenge is Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson. Earlier today, Lawson took on the icy bath after filling a bucket with water and ice to the brim. Check out Lawson full attempt in the below Instagram video from his personal account: Great job, Ty! *** Lawson image courtesy of Getty Images
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Denver Nuggets: Will Afflalo bring some magic back with him?

The last time Arron Afflalo wore a Denver Nuggets uniform, Al Harrington, Nene Hilario, and the Birdman Chris Anderson were still on the roster. JaVale McGee was the fifth string center, Kenneth Faried was an starting to show his talent, the Nuggets went 38-28 and went on to lose to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round. He returns to a team that has a different coach, a different...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Kenneth Faried Officially Makes Team USA

The cuts are in for Coach Krzyzewski’s Team USA world championship roster, and as expected, Denver Nuggets star forward Kenneth Faried made the roster with no issues.  Faried will be an integral part of the team’s quest for gold in the FIBA World Championship tournament in Spain, and he’s joined by guards Stephen Curry, Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, DeMar...
Via NBA Draft Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets guard Randy Foye welcomes challenge in training camp

fter making a run at the franchise 3-point record last season, Denver Nuggets guard Randy Foye is ready for an encore in 2014-15. The arrival of fellow sharpshooter Arron Afflalo promises to add to the excitement. Foye made 189 3-pointers while starting 78 games at shooting guard last season. Both marks were career-highs, but Afflalo’s return to Denver will create a competition...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: What is their Biggest Weakness?

Denver Nuggets: What is their Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Denver Nuggets have had 1 of the best offseasons of any team in the NBA. Trading Evan Fournier and a 2nd round pick for Arron Afflalo is arguably the biggest bargain move of the offseason and he is a perfect fit on their roster, giving them one of the best guard duos in the NBA...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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