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NBA Trade Rumors: Timofey Mozgov on the block

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A big, reasonably coordinated center on the block? Yes please.

Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRE

Centers are valuable. Decent centers are pure gold. So it is poetic that the Nuggets are shopping their backup center since they are actually blessed with a surplus at that position.

Might Heat pursue Nuggets center Mozgov?

League sources said the Denver Nuggets are looking to deal center Timofey Mozgov, who has been unable to get much playing time on a deep team and has an expiring contract. Mozgov is aware he could be moved by the Feb. 21 trade deadline. "It think it’s logical, you can seA big, reasonably coordinated center on the block? Yes please.e that, trading me,’’ Mozgov said in an interview with FOX Sports Florida. "I’m in my contract year. So if they can get something for me… I don’t think it would be a surprise for me (to be traded).’’

Apparently the Heat are interested but as we've talked about before, of course the Celtics have to be at least kicking the tires too. But what is Denver's asking price? The Heat don't have much to offer up, but there has to be at least a few teams bidding in this.