Andrew Bogut

Position
Height
Birthdate
Jnr. Association
Born
Center
213 cm
28 Nov 84
Dandenong
Melbourne (VIC)

Player profile

The only Australian to be the first overall pick of an NBA Draft (2005).

The only Australian to be a part of an All-NBA team (2010).

Andrew Bogut is a graduate of the highly successful AIS basketball program. He first came to the attention of NBA scouts when he was named the MVP of the 2003 FIBA Junior World Championships in Greece. During that tournament, he led Australia to a gold medal while putting up averaging 26.3 points, 17.0 rebounds 2.5 assists and 1.5 blocked shots per game.

Bogut turned down a 2 million dollar offer from Cibona Zagreb (Croatia) after the tournament, opting instead to play for the University of Utah (NCAA) in hopes of increasing his stock for the NBA draft.

This was clearly the best move he could have made. During his two years spent in Utah, he won NCAA’s National Player of the Year award, the only Australian to have ever done this. He also earned Naismith College Player of the Year honours and the John R. Wooden Award.

NBA

His college play resulted in him being the number one pick in the 2005 NBA draft. Bogut earned All-Rookie First Team honours and finished third in votes for the NBA Rookie of the Year Award (won by Chris Paul).

He played in all 82 regular season games his rookie season with Milwaukee, averaging 9.4 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.

Since then Bogut has had an injury-marred career. In his second season in the NBA he sprained his left foot and missed the final 15 games.

He played only 36 games for the Bucks in 2008–09 due to a stress fracture in his lower back, he suffered a strained ligament and bruise in his left leg in 2010 and then suffered the most horrific of his injuries Bogut when he made contact with Phoenix big man Amare Stoudamire on a dunk attempt, resulting in him breaking his hand, dislocating his elbow and spraining his wrist. These injuries that kept him out of for the remainder of the 2009–10 season and have affected his mobility and skill level ever since.

Despite this, the “Bogeyman” became one of the top defensive centres in the NBA throughout his career. It’s this defensive presence which has allowed Australia to remain one of the elite basketball nations on the international stage.

Bogut’s best NBA season was in 2009-10 when he took the Bucks to a 46–36 record and their first NBA playoff berth since 2006. He finished with averages of 15.9 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game and was named to the All-NBA Third Team.

Bogut was traded to the Golden State Warriors in 2012 where he helped them win an NBA championship in 2015.

He has since played for the Dallas Mavericks and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS

Bogut began training with the Australian Olympic team immediately after his success in the junior world championships in 2003. Bogut was starting big man in his first Olmypics in Athens where he averaged 13.7 points, 9 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots.

He represented Australia again in the 2006 FIBA World Championship. Australia lost to the United States in the semi-finals. Bogut averaged 12.8 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game during the tournament.

Bogut was unable to play in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics due to injuries.

Bogut captained the Boomers to a top four finish at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. This equalled Australia’s best ever finish at the Olympics.

Player Trivia:  Andrew Bogut idolised Drazen Petrovic and Toni Kukoc, both Croatian born players as a kid.

NBA Stats

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG% 3P% 2P% eFG% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2005-0621MILNBAPF827728.6.533.000.536.533.6292.34.77.02.30.60.81.53.29.4
2006-0722MILNBAC666634.2.553.200.556.554.5772.56.38.83.00.70.52.33.312.3
2007-0823MILNBAC787834.9.511.000.515.511.5873.16.69.82.60.81.72.23.314.3
2008-0924MILNBAC363331.2.577.577.577.5713.37.010.32.00.61.02.43.611.7
2009-1025MILNBAC696932.3.520.000.521.520.6293.07.110.21.80.62.51.93.215.9
2010-1126MILNBAC656535.3.495.000.497.495.4423.18.011.12.00.72.61.93.312.8
2011-1227MILNBAC121230.3.449.000.452.449.6091.86.58.32.61.02.02.03.011.3
2012-1328GSWNBAC323224.6.4511.000.448.454.5002.15.57.72.10.61.71.12.75.8
2013-1429GSWNBAC676726.4.627.627.627.3442.77.310.01.70.71.81.43.17.3
2014-1530GSWNBAC676523.6.563.563.563.5242.16.08.12.70.61.71.62.86.3
2015-1631GSWNBAC706620.7.6271.000.626.629.4801.75.37.02.30.51.61.23.25.4
2016-1732TOTNBAC272121.6.469.000.475.469.2732.16.08.11.80.50.91.63.22.9
2016-1732DALNBAC262122.4.469.000.475.469.2732.26.28.41.90.51.01.73.23.0
2016-1732CLENBAC101.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.00.0
CareerNBA67165129.1.534.120.536.534.5562.66.48.92.30.61.61.83.210.0
7 seasonsMILNBA40840032.7.522.045.525.522.5742.86.59.32.30.71.62.03.312.7
4 seasonsGSWNBA23623023.7.5811.000.580.582.4482.26.18.32.20.61.71.43.06.3
1 seasonDALNBA262122.4.469.000.475.469.2732.26.28.41.90.51.01.73.23.0
1 seasonCLENBA101.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.00.0

current salary and contract

June 28, 2005: Drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2005 NBA Draft.

March 13, 2012: Traded by the Milwaukee Bucks with Stephen Jackson to the Golden State Warriors for Kwame Brown, Monta Ellis and Ekpe Udoh.

July 7, 2016: Traded by the Golden State Warriors with a future 2nd round draft pick to the Dallas Mavericks for a future 2nd round draft pick. 2nd-rd pick from DAL to GSW is conditional

February 23, 2017: Traded by the Dallas Mavericks with Justin Anderson and a 2017 1st round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for Nerlens Noel. (Pick is top-18 protected in 2017 and will turn into 2 2nd-rd picks if it does not convey)

February 27, 2017: Waived by the Philadelphia 76ers.

March 2, 2017: Signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers

March 13, 2017: Waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Year
Team
Age
Salary
2015-16
 
31
$12,000,000
2016-17
32
$11,249,251
2017
Andrew Bogut has no NBA contract for 2017-18

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