Andrew Bogut C GSW 1 month ago

Bogut averaged 6.3 points, 2.7 assists, 8.1 rebounds, 0.6 steals, and 1.7 blocks in 24 minutes per game for 67 regular season games in 2014-15.

Bogut was a solid contributor for the Warriors, as he could fill many different statistical categories, and provided solid defense in the post. The 7-0 center finished as the 90th ranked player in eight-category leagues and is worth drafting in standard leagues for 2015-16. Heading into next season, expect Bogut to provide similar value as he did in 2014-15.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 1 month ago

Bogut recorded a DNP-CD in the Warriors' Game 5 win on Sunday.

After playing three minutes in Game 4, it's a near certainty coach Steve Kerr doesn't plan on using his All-Defense Second Team center. The Warriors have won the last two games by an average of 17.0 points per game with Draymond Green at center.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 1 month ago

Bogut will remain on the bench for Game 5 of the finals on Sunday, the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Bogut was replaced in the starting five by Andre Iguodala in Game 4 and coach Steve Kerr will stick with the same lineup that resulted in a win, leaving Bogut on the bench. Unfortunately for Bogut, he only saw three minutes of action in Game 4 and it appears that he's headed for another night spent mostly on the bench as the Warriors utilize a small lineup and David Lee more often than their usual center.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 2 months ago

Bogut was limited to one rebound and one assist in three minutes after earning three quick fouls off the bench in the Game 4 victory.

Bogut didn't get a shot off, nor did he play in the second half. However, he was the perpetrator in Cavaliers' LeBron James flying head first into a camera. A Warriors 19-point win doesn't bode well for Bogut's playing time the rest of the NBA Finals.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 2 months ago

Bogut will come off the bench for Thursday's Game 4 at Cleveland, San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Coach Steve Kerr has opted to ride a small lineup in the early going, with Andre Iguodala entering the starting five for Bogut. The Australian center has experienced a reduction in workload in each game of the Finals, including only 17 minutes Tuesday. As a result, Bogut is averaging just 3.3 points (on 44 percent shooting), 7.7 rebounds, 1.7 blocks, and 1.7 assists in 23 minutes in the series.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 2 months ago

Bogut registered his first double-double of the postseason since Game 1 of the first round of the Pelicans against the Pelicans on Saturday, scoring 12 points (5-8 FG, 2-2FT) with 12 rebounds and one block before fouling out in just 20 minutes.

Bogut is only averaging 26 minutes per game through the playoffs as the Warriors have been able to rest him strategically and go small at times. Although averaging just 5.6 points, it's the 7.9 rebounds and 2.1 blocks which are key to Bogut's game.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 2 months ago

Bogut posted 14 points, eight rebounds, four assists, and five blocks in 31 minutes Thursday in the Warriors' Game 2 victory over the Rockets.

Bogut labored through 16 scoreless minutes in Game 1, but looked completely recovered Thursday. He hit seven of his nine shots from the field to crack double digit points for the first time since Game 1 of the Warriors' series against the Pelicans.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 2 months ago

Bogut needed an IV after playing 16 minutes in Tuesday's Game 1 against the Rockets, NBA.com reports.

Bogut was battling flu-like symptoms coming into the game, but he played through the ailment as the Warriors held on for the victory. The team has not updated the center's status, but all indications are that he'll be in the starting lineup for Game 2. With Dwight Howard's (knee) status very much in question, Bogut may see his minutes reduced, as a Howard absence would likely force Houston to go with a smaller lineup that would pull Bogut away from his comfort zone near the rim.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 2 months ago

Bogut revealed to reporters Monday that he's dealing with a case of hay fever, but the center insisted that he'll be ready for Game 1 on Tuesday, Marc Stein of ESPN reports.

The big man does not appear to be concerned about the ailment, quipping that he'll be fine "as long as there's no pollen at Oracle." It doesn't look to be anything for Golden State to worry about, and Bogut's workload should not be impacted. In the Warriors' Western Conference Semifinals series against Memphis, Bogut averaged 4.7 points, 7.8 rebounds and 4.2 fouls in 24.7 minutes per game. He'll likely be tasked with containing Houston's Dwight Howard, who is having an excellent playoffs, averaging 16.6 points, 13.8 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game.

Andrew Bogut C GSW 3 months ago

Bogut is not dealing with any significant injuries in advance of Game 5, Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

It was reported that Bogut underwent X-rays on his ribs Tuesday, but it turns out they were, in fact, to address a left knee issue. Regardless, both his ribs and knee checked out fine, and he's not expected to be limited going forward. Bogut has dealt with a number of injuries throughout his career, but when healthy he's among the league's top rim-protectors.