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Andrew Bogut Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Toe and Return

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 10:  Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball under pressure from Tyson Chandler #4 of the Phoenix Suns during the NBA game at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 10, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The Warriors defeated the Suns 112-104. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Scott PolacekFeatured ColumnistMarch 18, 2016

Golden State Warriors big man Andrew Bogut suffered an injury to the big toe on his left foot in a March 18 game against the Dallas Mavericks and had not played since. However, he's ready to return to the court.

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Bogut Active vs. Clippers

Wednesday, March 23

Bogut will play in Wednesday's game against Los Angeles, per Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle


Bogut Vital Part of Warriors Interior Defense

This was another physical setback for Bogut, who suffered an Achilles injury earlier in the season.

The former No. 1 overall pick has been injury-prone throughout his career and played a full 82-game schedule only once since entering the league in 2005. That happened to come in his rookie campaign for the Milwaukee Bucks, and he hasn't reached the 70-game plateau since the 2007-08 season.

When healthy, Bogut is a solid rebounder and provides an occasional offensive spark on the low block. He has averaged at least seven boards per game in every season of his career, and he has four different campaigns with double-digit averages on the glass.

Bogut has taken a backseat in the scoring department for the perimeter-minded Warriors, but he did average double-figure points in six different seasons while he was with the Bucks. Thus far, he is posting 5.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game in 2015-16.

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