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Andrew Bogut
Andrew Bogut
Position: None
Born: 11/28/84
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:244 lbs. / 111.1 kg.
Salary: $1,078,810
One month later, Bogut was traded, along with a second-round pick, to Dallas, freeing up salary cap space for the Warriors and setting the stage for that momentous summer share in the Hamptons. So, in a serendipitous way, Bogut is responsible for Kevin Durant joining the Warriors and carving history. “Yeah, I should get royalties,” Bogut says with a laugh. “But no. Doesn’t matter, it wouldn’t change anything. I know for a fact the KD deal was done long before I was traded. The Warriors had never signed a top-flight player. That was one thing that irked (owner Joe Lacob). He had to get it done.”
“When I first got traded there it was seen as a bad trade, but we drafted right and slowly built it up. The change in the culture helped a little bit,” he says, and there’s not a drop of sarcasm in his voice or a mention of Mark Jackson, the coach who was jettisoned in 2014. “Steve Kerr came in and we had an absolutely phenomenal year. It felt like every player we drafted or signed was getting criticism. We all had kind of chips on our shoulder. People forget we weren’t a team filled with a bunch of stars. And mate, that was only a few years ago, and it’s basically still the same team.”
Green was drafted by the team a few months afterwards and the 2017 NBA Defensive Player of the Year told Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell in an interview for ABC in the US the Aussie taught him everything he knew about guarding the post. “I’ll never forget it,” Green said. “My first day out at Golden State he was teaching me different things you could do that you couldn’t do in college and throughout the course of that year just teaching me positioning. “I wouldn’t be half the defender I am without Andrew Bogut. He taught me so much about defence that I owe all my success to him, defensively.”
The Australian believes Bogut is still capable of playing in the NBA and having a player of his calibre join the league speaks volumes about its future. “I think you throw in an NBA champion, what he’s done with his career – he’s pretty special,” he said. “It’s huge for the league and the branding of the league – bringing players back [from overseas] and signing guys for Sydney, all around it will help the NBL. “I think he’ll really enjoy playing just being part of a really good team in a decent city – he’ll just enjoy playing.”