• Raptors’ Rudy Gay Gets Snuffed During Attempted “Mozgov”

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Dec 2, 2013
    He even smothered a Rudy Gay attempt to “Mozgov” him with a slam. Mozgov did just that on Sunday, as he capped an impressive 15-point, 16-rebound performance by demolishing an attempted dunk by Toronto’s Rudy Gay. After the game, though, it was Mozgov's defense, and especially the block on Gay, that merited the most mention, according to Holly MacKenzie of the Denver Post: Shortly thereafter, he blocked Gay so bad he had the Raptors wing shook and hugging his face to recover. Despite the vicious turn-back and subsequent hard fall, Gay would stay in the game, finishing with a team-high 23 points on 10 for 23 shooting and nine rebounds in 38-plus minutes. Highlight-reel ignominy aside, though, the 7-foot-1 center has carved out a niche as a sound rotational NBA big man capable of helping on the glass who's willing to protect the rim even if he's got a top-notch finisher barreling down the lane toward him ...
    • Watch: Nugget' Mozgov erases Gay's dunk try

      To date, Denver’s Timofey Mozgov is perhaps best known as an unwitting accessory to a Blake Griffin dunk. Yet that was only so because Mozgov had the audacity to rotate over to try to block Griffin in the first place. Shot blockers are put in such a pos…
      Source: CNNSI.com

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