Andrew Bogut’s career isn’t necessarily finished, but he’s looking like a guy who will never reach his full potential.
It took the former Ute some time to get going in the NBA, but he has flirted with All-Star stats more than once. At the same time, he has only appeared in all 82 games once — his rookie season. Injuries are becoming commonplace, whether it’s his elbow, ankle, migraines or something else.
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This year he missed a game due to concussion-like symptoms, missed four others for personal reasons, then fractured his ankle this week. In 2008-09, lower back problems caused him to miss the final 31 games of the season.
He dislocated his right elbow, sprained his wrist and broke his right hand in a spectacular fall at the end of the 2009-10 season.
One thing on Bogut’s side is attitude. He has always been an upbeat player and is already talking about overcoming his latest injury. He doesn’t seem to dwell on bad luck, just moves forward.
Anyway, here’s a look at a couple of his worst injuries. The first is the one that occurred this week, the second is the memorable 2010 spill.