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Just when Bogut gets out of his suit, Curry gets hurt again.
But these are the Golden State Warriors. Who are we kidding? Did you really think it would be so easy after decades of futility?
Maybe it's bad luck but the team has been hit with injuries yet again, and it has taken away from an extraordinary start to the season.
The opening lineup had Bogut, Curry and Rush all in the rotation but after a couple weeks, it was not to happen. Rush tore his ACL on an attempted dunk against Zach Randolph. Bogut took himself off the rotation and later admitted he had micro-fracture surgery on his ankle, causing management to shut off media access to injury news.
And to cap it off, as always, the legendary Curry right ankle.
Something to keep an eye on if Curry and Bogut are forced to miss more games is the development of Barnes and Klay. When Barnes is aggressive, like the way he was against Toronto, he is an excellent slasher with solid shooting from the perimeter.
His developing post-game and solid one-on-one defense can create havoc on both sides of the floor.
On the other side, Klay can stand to be a little more efficient in his shot selection and dribble-drive turnovers. Only shooting 40.7 percent from the field and averaging nearly two assists a game, despite not being the main ball-handler, is troublesome. However, his three-point shooting, length as a defender, and continued growth should have fans excited for the second half.
Despite the great coaching, surprising bench play from the veterans, potentially historic Curry season and potential playoff success with Bogut, it is the injuries that have become synonymous with the Warriors and perhaps a "what could have been" season.