Trade Grade: 5 Reasons Timofey Mozgov Was Worth The Picks
2. Underrated Finesse
While you don’t need a particularly mobile big man, you do want a guy who jostles. With the dynamic transition game the Cavs (ok, when LeBron is healthy) have, Mozgov’s diligence will pay heavy dividends. Even in the post, where the giants clash and grapple to fend for position, Mozgov has developed an ongoing arsenal of moves that transcend any preconceived notion that he can’t move or finish with grace:
Don’t worry, Cavs Nation. The Wild Thing may be out for the season, but his fleeting intensity is met by Mozgov’s incoming determination.