Golden State Warriors have traded centre Andrew Bogut to the Dallas Mavericks.
The Warriors confirmed it in a statement which reads;
“The Golden State Warriors have traded center Andrew Bogut to the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced today. As part of the deal, both teams will receive future draft considerations.
“Andrew played a vital role in our success as a team the last several seasons,” said Warriors General Manager Bob Myers. “His unique skill set on both ends of the floor enabled our team — and his teammates in particular — to thrive. We thank him for his contributions and wish him the best of luck in Dallas.”
Bogut, 31, appeared in 236 regular-season games (230 starts) over four seasons with the Warriors, averaging 6.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.71 blocks in 23.7 minutes. Bogut helped the Warriors capture their first NBA title in 40 years in 2014-15, earning Second Team All-Defensive honors for Golden State during its championship season. The Australian-born center averaged 5.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.63 blocks in 20.7 minutes over 70 games (66 starts) in the Warriors’ NBA-record 73-win campaign in 2015-16. Bogut ranks tied for second on the franchise’s all-time field goal percentage list (.581) while ranking 10th in blocked shots (403) and seventh in blocks per game (1.71). The former No. 1 overall draft pick posted averages of 5.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.64 blocks over 53 postseason games (52 starts) with the Warriors, ranking as the team’s all-time leader in playoff field goal percentage (.589).
In his 11-year career with Milwaukee and Golden State, Bogut owns career marks of 10.3 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.63 blocks in 29.4 minutes over 644 games (630 starts). He tallied a career-best 15.9 points to go with 10.2 rebounds and 2.54 blocks in 32.3 minutes in 2009-10, earning Third Team All-NBA Third accolades. Originally selected by the Bucks with the first overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, Bogut was acquired by the Warriors along with Stephen Jackson in exchange for Monta Ellis, Ekpe Udoh and Kwame Brown on March 13, 2012″.