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Andrew Bogut says ankle “just not right yet.” No timetable.

Nov 28, 2012, 11:24 AM EST

There were all sorts of reports Andrew Bogut could get back on the court for the Warriors this week. Listen to him talk in that video and it sounds like it could be a while, and certainly not this week.

Bogut had ankle surgery last April and is still dealing with pain and discomfort in the joint. He went to Los Angeles for special injections to help speed the recovery, but still says there is pain and it is “just not right yet.”

Bogut pushed to be back for the start of the season and played in four games, but his minutes were limited (18 a game) and he just wasn’t himself. He couldn’t move like he wanted and it showed most on defense and on the glass. Which are the places the Warriors need him most.

The Warriors have gotten off to a solid 8-6 start without Bogut and they have a stretch of home games for the next week. But starting Dec. 5 they play eight of nine on the road including a tough East Coast swing and that is when they could really use Bogut.

  1. airjunior23 - Nov 28, 2012 at 12:14 PM

    Golden State put waaay too much stake in a guy who is not playin at all…..It’s disturbing how we trading Monta and Udoh for a guy who isnt playing……#pissed

    • dko83 - Nov 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

      Cheer up bro, at least you didn’t trade for Andrew Bynum..

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