HoopsHype Timofey Mozgov Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: January 27, 2015 | 08:12 PM

Joe Vardon

SVG spoke at length about how Mozgov changes #Cavs. But Blatt obv didnt like what he was from Timo and pulled him early. He's coming back

Dave McMenamin

ICYMI: Mozgov on being an intimidator: "We are not in hockey, but some games... you just have to be strong and tough" es.pn/1zdMxch

Ethan J. Skolnick

You're also seeing sea change. Bigs r back. Mozgov making a huge impact in Cleveland, Whiteside in Miami, getting players into proper roles.

Chris Haynes

#Cavs C Timofey Mozgov may not look tough as Dion Waiters, but he's proving otherwise on the court cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf…

Chris Haynes

New Story: #Cavs C Timofey Mozgov may not look tough as Dion Waiters, but he's proving otherwise on the court cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf…

Brendan Bowers

Mozgov's roar on sidelines in celebration of Love's three looked like it sounded awesome on the jumbotron #cavs #thunder

Tas Melas

Mozgov producing a "Wedgie" for a national TV audience on a Sunday afternoon. Great exposure: http://t.co/QJQk9DOLyF

Dave McMenamin

Interesting to see Mozgov have a bit of a mean streak with Perkins challenging him. Good quality for a 7-footer to have.

Jason Lloyd

Mozgov forced to leave game with 4 fouls. That changes some things.

Bob Finnan

Mozgov and Perkins are going at it

Jason Lloyd

Way this is headed, Mozgov and Perk are gonna go at some point. When they do, that's a lot of angry meat.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Mozgov & Perkins locking arms as they went for last rebound. More technicals coming soon, I'm guessing.

Michael Dugat

How are the announcers ignoring the grab and pull after the initial contact by Perkins? That's what pissed off Mozgov.

Bob Finnan

Let's see. Get bashed in the face and complain. And get a technical (Timofey Mozgov)

Joe Vardon

Well, Timo just got hit with a technical AFTER getting slugged in the face by Kendrick Perkins

Chris Fedor

J.R. Smith hit the three for the #Cavs to open the third quarter, but Mozgov bailed out a bad possession with offensive board. #Russia

Chris Fedor

#Cavs Timofey Mozgov is playing one of the most impactful 0 point, three rebound games I've seen in quite sometime.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Timofey Mozgov runs every possession hard. Really good stamina, especially for a big guy. Ibaka is a challenge, though.

Emiliano Carchia

Mozgov the wall+ Cavs with the perfect fastbreak vine.co/v/OThOrKOngE7

Bob Finnan

Russell Westbrook has taken 3 shots - 2 blocked by Mozgov

Dave McMenamin

Cavs win their fifth straight, destroying the Hornets 129-90 to improve to 24-20. LeBron 25p 9a, 6r; J.R. 21p; Kyrie 18p; Timo 14p 10r

Jason Lloyd

End 3Q: #Cavs 103, Hornets 63. James 25p,9a; Mozgov 14p,10r; Irving 18p; Smith 21p; Thompson 10r. CHA MKG 15p. CLE 55%, 8TO; CHA 39%, 10TO

Dave McMenamin

Mozgov is up to 14 pts and 10 reb through three quarters. That's three straight double-doubles for the guy called "a giant" earlier today

Ethan J. Skolnick

If you didn't know their reputations, and you just watched Mozgov & Love the past 2 weeks.....

Jason Lloyd

Timo needs 1pt, Love needs 6 and #Cavs will have 5 starters with at least 15pts for 3rd straight game. Hasn't happened in NBA since '84-85

Chris Fedor

Timofey Mozgov has his fourth double-double with the #Cavs. Now has 14 points and 10 rebounds. 4-of-5 from the field.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Timofey Mozgov now has four double-doubles with Cleveland. Has looked good every game. Not sure what the Nuggets were doing with this guy.

Bob Finnan

Timofey Mozgov, described by LeBron as a "walking double-double," has 14 points, 10 rebounds. Third double-double in a row

Dave McMenamin

Cavs up 75-40 at the half. LeBron 19p 6a on 7-for-9 shooting; Kyrie 14p 4r; Mozgov 10p 6r; Love & J.R. 9p apiece. CLE shooting 60.9 pct

Jason Lloyd

Half #Cavs 75, Hornets 40. James 19p,6a; Irving 14p; Mozgov 10p,6r; Love 9p; Thompson 5p,9r. CHA Jefferson 12p,5r. CLE 61%, 5TO; CHA 41% 7TO

Dave McMenamin

J.R. splashing 3s. Mozgov with body-crushing screens. Iman set to make his debut. New life for these Cavs.

Bob Finnan

Timofey Mozgov off to fast start with Cleveland Cavaliers news-herald.com/article/201501…

Tim Bontemps

Brook Lopez just got Mozgov'd by DeAndre Jordan.

Bob Finnan

Timofey Mozgov off to fast start with Cleveland Cavaliers bit.ly/1CnrfYY

Joe Vardon

LeBron James: The Cavs are "clicking" and it's largely because of Timofey Mozgov bit.ly/1CFuwk8

David Alarcon

David Blatt da vida a Timofey Mozgov en Cleveland. LeBron: "El mejor 'true big' con el que he jugado desde Ilgauskas" http://t.co/Bu7fPT3VZG

Chris Fedor

The Matrix: Final Chapter, #Cavs make history & Mozgov has LeBron thinking about Zydrunas Ilgauskas: 5 Observations cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf…

Ethan J. Skolnick

LeBron called Mozgov a "walking double-double" tonight. He has 12 double doubles this season: 9 in 35 games in DEN, 3 in 7 w/ CLE.

Ethan J. Skolnick

LeBron calls Mozgov the best "true big" he's played with since Z. Does note that Bosh & Love, for all their gifts, are more PF types.

Ryan Wolstat

To be fair, Mozgov does everything else better besides that.

Ryan Wolstat

Koufos has made three excellent plays guarding the rim in a row now. That’s why Cavs were after him. Far better at it than Mozgov.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Timofey Mozgov recorded 31 points & 26 rebounds in past 2 games for Cavs. JR Smith was 5-of-16 tonight. Iman Shumpert likely back Friday.

David Locke

Minutes played by Cleveland in game that was never within 10 in 2nd half Mozgov (40). JR (38), Irving (38), LeBron (35) - WOW

Dave McMenamin

Cavs romp Utah 106-92 for their 4th straight win. LeBron 26p 9a 7r; Love 19p 13r; Mozgov 16p 11r; Kyrie 18p 4a; J.R. Smith 18p 7r

Jason Lloyd

End 3Q: LBJ 21p,7a,6r; Love 17p,10r; Mozgov 12p,9r; Smith 13p; Irving 9p,4a. UTAH Hayward 14p; Kanter 10p,11r. CLE 53%, 10TO; UTAH 37%, 16TO

Dave McMenamin

Cavs are rolling. Up 82-62 after 3Q. LeBron 21p 7a 6r; Love 17p 10r; Mozgov 12p 9r; J.R. Smith 13p 6r; Kyrie 9p 4a. Holding UTA to 36.5 pct

Chris Fedor

One more point from Love & Irving. Two more points from Mozgov & Smith and the entire starting lineup will be in double figures once again.

Jeff Zillgitt

By his admission, Mozgov said he wasn't very good in his teens. "All my life I had bad coordination, slow feet." He worked to get here.

Jason Lloyd

Half: #Cavs 53, Jazz 40. James 15p,5a; Love 9p,4r; Irving 9p; Mozgov 8p,8r; Smith 8p. UTAH Hayward 9p. CLE 48%, 6TO; UTAH 32%, 9TO

Jeff Zillgitt

Halftime reading: Russian Timofey Mozgov's journey to NBA included intense pick-and-roll instruction from Fess Irvin: usat.ly/15wkiIV