Andrew Bogut signs with Los Angeles Lakers on one-year deal


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Andrew Bogut agreed to a one-year, minimum salary deal with the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, his agent, David Bauman of the Independent Sports and Entertainment agency, told USA TODAY Sports.

The 32-year-old center was one of the higher profile free agents remaining on the market, having played a key role as a defensive force and an elite passer for the Golden State Warriors just two seasons ago before a trade to the Dallas Mavericks last summer and injury problems served as setbacks. Bogut reunites with Lakers coach Luke Walton, who was an assistant coach during two of the big man’s four seasons with the Warriors.

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Bogut, who was traded as a way to clear salary cap space to sign Kevin Durant, broke his left tibia and saw his season end just 12 seconds into his debut with the…

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