Timofey Mozgov (groin) will miss Russia's next two games.
Timofey Mozgov will have an MRI on Saturday after sustaining a groin injury.
Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak confirmed that signing a center was a priority in free agency.
Timofey Mozgov said the Lakers promised him a bigger role when he signed with the team.
The Lakers and Timofey Mozgov have agreed to a four-year, $65 million deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.
The Lakers are making a serious run at free agent center Timofey Mozgov according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.
Timofey Mozgov is drawing interest from the Cavs, Rockets, Heat, Warriors and Spurs, sources told ESPN's Dave McMenamin.
The Knicks are reportedly interested in Timofey Mozgov, according to Ian Begley of ESPN.
Tyronn Lue hinted that Timofey Mozgov could see a larger role in the rotation for Game 3.
Cavaliers GM David Griffin said there is nothing wrong with Timofey Mozgov's knee.
Timofey Mozgov struggled in nine minutes vs. the Pistons on Wednesday, going scoreless with zero rebounds and two turnovers.
Timofey Mozgov started the second half of Wednesday's game and racked up 14 points, 12 rebounds, three assists and two blocks, while making 7-of-12 field goals in 37 minutes.
Timofey Mozgov moved to the bench on Saturday and played eight minutes, scoring two points with one block and zero rebounds.
Timofey Mozgov will come off the bench against the Bulls on Saturday.