It was reported earlier that Cleveland was interested in Emeka Okafor, but they would prefer to have Timofey Mozgov as their backup center.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to work out a trade for Denver Nuggets centerTimofey Mozgov for the past six to eight weeks, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said on ESPN Cleveland radio.
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt coached Timofey Mozgov on the Russian team.
The 7-foot-1 center is coming off his best year as a professional, averaging 9.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks a game in 21 minutes.
The power of LeBron James is on display yet again.