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NBA: Cleveland Might Trade Timofey Mozgov
16.02.2016 22:32
NBA: Cleveland Might Trade Timofey Mozgov
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Timofey Mozgov has been rumoured to leave Cleveland Cavaliers soon, according to the media. reported that the talented Russian midfielder has been unable to recover from last season’s injury, which resulted in underperformance and dissatisfaction of the team’s management.

      They sports daily says the club could swap him for some else ahead of the playoff round.

      Mozgov, 29, plays for Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2015, he got a record 28 points and 10 rebounds in a 82-103 defeat against Golden State Warriors that evened up the NBA finals 2-2.

      Mozgov was not happy about the personal achievement, complaining about his side’s poor defense, and the team eventually lost the finals to Golden State Warriors.

      Earlier, Timofey Mozgov, was hailed for the Dunk of the Night in the NBA final between Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors.

      LeBron James found Timofey Mozgov for a power flush in the lane over Draymond Green. You can watch it here.

      Mozgov began his professional career with LenVo St. Petersburg, in the Russian second tier division, during the 2004–05 season. In 2006, he moved to CSK VVS Samara, the second level club from Samara. Before the 2006–07 season, he joined Khimki Moscow Region, where he played through the 2009–10 season.

      In 2010, Mozgov signed a three-year, $9.7 million contract with the New York Knicks.

      On January 30, 2011, after a 3-week stint on the bench, Mozgov finally saw significant minutes against the Pistons. He had a career game scoring 23 points and grabbing 14 rebounds to lead New York to a 124–106 victory. He played 40 minutes and was treated to loud “Mozgov! Mozgov!” chants in the final minute

      On January 7, 2015, Mozgov was traded, along with a 2015 second-round pick, to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for two protected 2015 first-round picks (via Oklahoma City and Memphis).[8] Two days later, he made his debut for the Cavaliers as he recorded 9 points and 8 rebounds off the bench in a 94-112 loss to the Golden State Warriors. (WIKIPEDIA)

      Earlier, Russia-IC reported that Mozgov may become a co-owner of PROSport, a Russian sports magazine, in a bid to promote basketball.

      In an interview with, Mozgov lamented the dominance of football in the media coverage and said he and his friends are looking for ways to establish a stronger niche for his sport.


Author: Mikhail Vesely


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