Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 2/7/13
With the return of Andrew Bogut, the Golden State Warriors are finally at full strength and the defensive backbone of the team has returned. With a team full of offensively gifted players, headlined by Stephen Curry and David Lee, Bogut does not need to carry any type of offensive burden. like he did in Milwaukee and can stick to what he does best, defend the paint, block shots in bunches and rebound. Without Bogut the Warriors would still make the playoffs, but it is also safe to say that without him, they would go nowhere once there. The all-offense approach can work in the regular season, but defense is needed in the playoffs and they just so happen to have one of the elite defenders in the game, which boosts their chances in the playoffs. Offense is not hard to come by in Golden State as they are stacked with offensive talent. They are ranked 7th in points per game and field goal percentage, 1st in three point percentage and 2nd in free throw percentage, which is not hard to fat...
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