Injury Ended Andrew Bogut Season with the Cavaliers

NBA – Center Andrew Bogut made his debut in a Cavaliers uniform Monday, March 6, 2017 (US Time) in a game between the visiting Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavaliers were trying to bounce back in a humiliating loss in the hands of the Miami Heat last Saturday at American Airlines Arena.

But a very unfortunate turn of events happens when Andrew Bogut suffered a leg injury in his very first game after colliding his leg to Miami Heat forward Okaro White knee during the early seconds of the 2nd Quarter. Bogut immediately falls down to the floor showing a lot of pain and disappointment while grabbing his leg saying to his teammates his leg is broken.

Bogut was carried out back to the locker room by his two teammates Tristan Thompsons and James Jones while the Australian center clearly shows that he can even put any weight on his injured leg which shows a bad sign or ugly injury. Bogut only lasted 58 seconds in the game, he entered in the dying seconds of the 1st Quarter of the game and exiting in the early seconds of the 2nd Quarter when the injury occurred on his debut game.

According to report an x-ray revealed that Bogut suffered a fractured tibia, which an injury that normally requires four to six months to recover, which also means that Boguts season in his new team Cleveland Cavaliers is already end this season.

Bogut’s new teammates LeBron James and Kyrie Irving shows sympathy on the Australian Center’s freak injury, they are hopping for his past and speedy recovery.

Andrew Bogut is known for his defense and a rim protector that help his former team Golden State Warriors reaching the NBA Finals twice before injuring his knee in Game 5 of the NBA Finals against his now team Cleveland Cavaliers. Baguettes addition to the CAVS is to improve their defense that will give extra rim protection and that will give backup Tristan Thompson at the center position, but the unfortunate injury happen that could end his season as Cavaliers?