Saturday January 10th, 2015

Center Timofey Mozgov said Friday that the Cleveland Cavaliers will need "a couple games at least" but that he thinks "everything is going to be great" when asked what impact he hopes to make on the team, according to a report from's Dave McMenamin.

Cleveland acquired Mozgov in a trade with the Nuggets this week. In the trade, the Cavaliers sent Denver two future first-round picks as well as a 2015 second-rounder.

The move came less than a month after the Cavaliers lost Anderson Varejao for the season to an achilles injury.

Mozgov reportedly passed a physical on Friday before playing 27 minutes in a 112-94 loss at the Golden State Warriors. The 7-foot-1, 250-pound center finished with nine points on 3-for-7 shooting and eight rebounds.

Over 36 games this season, Mozgov has averaged 8.6 points on 50.2 percent shooting, 7.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game.

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From the report:​

Asked before the game what impact he hopes to make on the underperforming Cavs, he cautioned, "We'll need a couple games at least. But I think everything is going to be great."

The Cavaliers are 19-18 and in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. They face the Kings in Sacramento on Sunday.

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