Timofey Mozgov Rumors

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Timofey Mozgov
Timofey Mozgov
Position: C
Born: 07/16/86
Height: 7-1 / 2.16
Weight:270 lbs. / 122.5 kg.
Salary: $15,280,000
In an interview published this weekend on Sport Express, the Russian sports site, Mozgov answers the question. Yes, it’s part of how the Nets plan to use him. Just as Kenny Atkinson gave Brook Lopez the green light last season, he’s asked the Russian 7-footer to include the three-pointer in his arsenal. “I’ve started working on this,” he said according to a translation of the interview. “In fact, I can shoot three-pointers. In the past, I’ve been on teams where there was always someone who could shoot them. “I’ve already talked with the coach. It seems to me, this year it will surprise many that I’ll can shoot the ‘treshki’ (laughs). It will be interesting. But we’ll see. “When I first spoke with the coach, we were on the same page. But this does not mean that I’ll be like Steph Curry, in a frenzy taking 10 shots (a game). I have a main job that I have to perform.”
Adrian Wojnarowski: “When they looked at what happened last summer, teams and agents knew that without the smoothing in of the cap spike, they put it all in that last year, in the first year, that players like Luol Deng and Timofey Mozgov, players like that were artificially getting an advantage. What’s slowing the market now is players aren’t accepting where they are now financially.”
The Lakers, if they deal Julius Randle in addition to D’Angelo Russell, could end up without at least two of their high draft picks to squeeze out two max salary slots next summer; they dangled an unprotected first-round pick in front of every team with cap room to dump one of the toxic Timofey Mozgov/Luol Deng deals, sources say, and finding no takers, finally flipped Russell and Mozgov to Brooklyn. (Good job, Nets!)
2 months ago via ESPN