Report: Bogut to sign one-year deal with Lakers
NBA.com Global on Sep 19, 2017 11:52 AM
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Veteran center Andrew Bogut has agreed to a one-year-deal with the Lakers, according to the Vertical’s Shams Charania.
Free agent center Andrew Bogut has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, agent David Bauman of ISE tells The Vertical.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 19, 2017
Andrew Bogut signing with the Lakers for one year at veteran minimum, per agent David Bauman.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) September 19, 2017
Lakers coach Luke Walton, who was with Bogut at Golden State, was a chief recruiter of the 32-year-old, coming off a broken left tibia.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) September 19, 2017
Wolves made major pitch for Bogutl; had playing time/role available behind KAT. Celtics, Cavs also were in mix, but Bogut liked LA vibe.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) September 19, 2017
Bogut, 32, has struggled to stay healthy in recent seasons, playing just 27 games in 2015-16 before fracturing his leg one minute in last year's season opener with the Cavaliers. Before that, his defensive grit helped the Warriors claim the 2014-15 championship, their first in 40 years.
The first pick in the 2005 draft, Bogut has averaged 10 points and 8.9 rebounds in 671 career games with four teams.