Warriors set to sign Bogut for stretch run

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown drives to the basket for a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers Wednesday Feb. 27 2019 in Boston

Several Teams Are Reportedly Circling Andrew Bogut For An NBA Return

Bogut was also with Golden State when they lost the 2016 NBA Finals despite holding a commanding 3-1 series lead over Cleveland. Andrew Bogut (AUS) of Australia reacts after his team's loss to Serbia. Bogut, who has been playing basketball in Australia since being waived by the Lakers previous year, has received attention from NBA teams recently as they prepare to fortify their rosters in preparation for a playoff push.

It was reported yesterday that there was mutual interest in a reunion between the Golden State Warriors and center Andrew Bogut.

The Melbourne-born veteran was an unsigned free agent when he joined Sydney last year and was emphatic about his plans to play out the duration of his two-year contract with the purple and gold. He is coming off an MVP campaign with the Sydney Kings. He has averaged 9.8 points and 8.7 rebounds in his career.

It seems like his time away from the National Basketball Association didn't tiresome Bogut's skills.

He averaged 11.6 points for the Sydney Kings this past season, earned the NBL Best Defensive Player Award and was voted to the All-NBL First Team.

Local reports in Philadelphia claim the team would only make a real effort to recruit Bogut if the injury news surrounding All Star centre Joel Embiid and star recruit Boban Marjanovic is worse than first thought.

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