The Cleveland Cavaliers have been attempting to trade for Timofey Mozgov over the past six to eight weeks, according to Brian Windhorst.

But's Alexander Chernykh has reported that it will not happen.

Mozgov is making $4.65 million this season with the Denver Nuggets and has a $4.95 million team option in 15-16.

The Cavaliers have a clear need at backup center.