HoopsHype Khimki Moscow rumors
Khimki's GM Sergey Bychkov stressed his team's need for a center after the departure of both Savrasenko and Papadopoulos at the end of last season: "I have repeatedly stated that we would not be signing NBA players just for a few months, but Mozgov was a particular case, given him importance to both our club and our fans." Mozgov commented on his return: "I wanted to return to Europe during lockout, and to be honest I wanted to return to Khimki [...] I have many friends here and Khimki is my second home. We agreed in no time." TalkBasket
As confirmed by sources close to the situation, Timofey Mozgov agreed to terms with BC Khimki Moscow for one year with NBA out so he can return to Denver Nuggets when lockout ends. The Russian center has played with Khimki from 2006 to 2010 before his departure to America. Mozgov started the season with New York Knicks averaging 4ppg and 3.1rpg in 34 games and then was traded to Denver Nuggets in the blockbuster deal who brought Carmelo Anthony in the Big Apple. Sportando
BC Khimki Moscow Region brought a familiar face back and announced a new player with the signing of Timofey Mozgov and Chris Quinn on Thursday. Mozgov (2.16 meters, 25 years old) played four seasons with the club from 2006 through 2010. Euroleague.net
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