Cavs Extend Timofey Mozgov

June 22, 2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised the option to extend the term of Timofey Mozgov’s contract to include the 2015-16 Season, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league policy, terms of the contract were not released.

In the 2014-2015 season, Mozgov appeared in 81 games (80 starts) with Denver and Cleveland and averaged 9.7 points on .555 shooting from the field (fourth in NBA), 7.3 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 25.3 minutes.

After starting the season with the Nuggets, Mozgov He was acquired by the Cavs in a trade with Denver on January 7 along with a 2015 second round pick in exchange for two protected 2015 first round picks (via Oklahoma City and Memphis).

His numbers in Cleveland were slightly better than his overall season average. In 46 games (45 starts) for the Cavs, the 7-1 center from Russia averaged 10.6 points on .590 shooting, 6.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 25.0 minutes per game.

Mozgov also started in all 20 games during Cleveland’s NBA Finals run in the postseason, averaging 10.6 points on .500 shooting, 7.3 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 26.5 minutes.

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