Has Andrew Bogut Finally Turned the Corner?

November 16th, 2009 by Jesse Motiff Leave a reply »
To the surprise of most fans and observers, the Milwaukee Bucks are off to a fast start. In fact, Milwaukee sits atop the Central Division with a record of 5-2.

The league is buzzing over the hot start by rookie Brandon Jennings. Jennings has taken the league by storm, highlighted by his 55 point performance against the Golden State Warriors over the weekend.

While Jennings is earning all the headlines, another Bucks' player is performing as well right now as he has at any time in his career.

Andrew Bogut was the first overall selection in the 2005 NBA Draft and has been trying to live up to all the pressures that go along with that.

Bogut was playing well last season before a back injury limited him to only 36 games. There was even doubt prior to this season if he'd be healthy in time for the season opener.

Bogut is averaging 15.9 points and 9.4 rebounds over the first seven games this year. The offense has opened up since Michael Redd's injury, and Bogut has benefitted from a more open and flowing system.

With Redd out of the picture, Bogut and Jennings are teaming up as quite a one-two punch. Jennings is sho ...

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