Trade Grade: 5 Reasons Timofey Mozgov Was Worth The Picks
After a summer of investing into the future, the Cavs have moved into Championship or bust territory midway through the season after trading draft picks and less developed youth for veterans with expertise in perimeter defense, bench scoring, and paint security. The most recent Cavalier to answer Cleveland’s call to a Finals run is former Nuggets Center, Timofey Mozgov. While the Cavs recognized and acted on issues that needed to be resolved immediately, they did sacrifice a lot of their future potential by relinquishing two protected first round picks to Denver. Many indicted Cavs’ GM David Griffin for being impulsive, but the deal for Mozgov was more elaborate than what critics realize. Here are five reasons why Timofey Movgoz was worth the trade.
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