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Examining Warriors' options with Bogut out

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Bad news struck the Golden State Warriors on Monday afternoon when they learned that starting center Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely with a fractured rib.

He suffered the injury during Sunday night's loss in Portland. Bogut is averaging 7.3 points, 10 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 67 games and has been a huge defensive and physical presence down low for the Warriors.

Replacing him in the starting lineup will be 35-year-old Jermaine O'Neal while David Lee, Marreese Speights and Draymond Green will all see increased time in the paint.

Second-year big Festus Ezeli may also see floor time if he's able to go. Ezeli has spent the entire season recovering from knee surgery.

Reserve center Hilton Armstrong is also available off the bench.

The Warriors play the Nuggets in Denver on Wednesday night and the playoffs begin this weekend. Golden State is currently the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference.


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