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Andrew Bogut Out For Rest of NBA Finals



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    Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors holds his knee in pain after sustaining an injury during the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 13, 2016 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    CLEVELAND - Center Andrew Bogut’s left knee injury will force him to miss what remains of the NBA Finals, the Warriors announced Wednesday.

    Bogut on Tuesday underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test, which revealed “multiple bone bruises to the proximal tibia and distal femur.” His anticipated recovery time is at least six weeks, but he will not require surgery.

    He is with the team Cleveland, where Game 6 will be played Wednesday night.

    Bogut sustained the injury in a collision with Cavs guard JR Smith in the third quarter of a 112-97 loss in Game 5 Monday night at Oracle Arena. Bogut started but committed four fouls in in his first six minutes and played only eight minutes before leaving with the injury.

    The 11th-year veteran made 66 starts in the regular season and started all 22 games of the postseason.

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