Mozgov managed eight points (3-9 FG, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, and one steal in 18 minutes during the Cavaliers' 95-90 win versus the Hornets on Friday. Mozgov missed only three games after being declared out for two weeks with a shoulder strain, and returned to the starting lineup on Friday versus the Hornets. He turned the ball over three times, and struggled to score the ball from the field, but his presence was a welcome addition to the Cavaliers' defense. The Cavaliers are back in action on Saturday versus the Nets.
Mozgov (shoulder) will return to the lineup Friday against Charlotte, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports. Mozgov was initially slated to miss two weeks with a strained shoulder, but he recovered ahead of schedule and will return to the starting lineup Friday after missing three games. His return will push Tristan Thompson back to the bench, though both players will likely see similar workloads. Matthew Dellavedova (calf) is also active for the Cavs.
Mozgov (shoulder) remains a game-time decision, per coach David Blatt, but he told reporters that he plans to play Friday, Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. Mozgov appears to be ahead of schedule as he recovers from a strained shoulder, and it looks as though he'll try to play Friday after initially being ruled out for two weeks last Friday. The big man went through shootaround, which is an encouraging sign, but an official designation likely won't come until just before game-time.
Mozgov (shoulder) is considered questionable for Friday's game against the Hornets, Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. Mozgov was ruled out for two weeks only one week ago and will now participate in Friday's morning shootaround to determine his availability later in the day. Upon his eventual return, Anderson Varejao and Tristan Thompson will almost certainly be forced into less playing time.
Mozgov (shoulder) could miss up to two weeks with a strained right deltoid, Chris Fedor of Northeast Ohio Media Group reports. Mozgov underwent an MRI on his shoulder Friday, which ended with a diagnosis of a strained right deltoid. He's expected to miss around 10 days of action, but could also be forced to miss nearly two weeks if he doesn't see steady improvement. Mozgov is only the latest to join a long list of Cavalier injuries, as Mo Williams (ankle), Iman Shumpert (wrist) and Kyrie Irving (knee) are also sidelined. Look for Anderson Varejao and Tristan Thompson to soak up the extra minutes in the frontcourt.
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