Timofey Mozgov Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Cavs Center

January 16th, 2016 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

Center Timofey Mozgov has struggled during his first full campaign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it may result in the Cavs shipping the big Russian elsewhere before the trade deadline comes and goes.

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Latest on Mozgov's Trade Status Saturday, Jan. 16 According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Cavaliers have called around the league in an effort to unload the 29-year-old.

Cleveland acquired him in a trade with the Denver Nuggets last season, and while he seemed to be a good fit, that hasn't carried over to 2015-16.

Mozgov is averaging just six points and 4.3 rebounds per game while shooting 50.3 percent from the field, all of which marks his worst production since 2012-13, when Denver used him sparingly off the bench.

The 7-footer's uneven play has worn thin on Cavs fans as well as LeBron James, who essentially implored Mozgov to turn things around after a recent poor showing against the Philadelphia 76ers, per ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin:

I'm not sure. I'm not sure where he's mentally. Only he knows that. As a leader of the team, you just give him as muc ...

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