According to Marcus Thompson, team sources are revealing details regarding Andrew Bogut’s left ankle surgery back in April. It turns out that when the 7’0 center went to get his ankle cleaned out of scar tissue and bone fragments, Dr. Richard Ferkel noticed a “minor” cartilage issue which he proceeded to repair with microfracture surgery.
According to Contra Costa Times:
As it turns out, Warriors center Andrew Bogut did have microfracture surgery on his left ankle in April. But, according to team sources, it’s not the same as the alarming procedure we learned about through the likes of Penny Hardaway, Chris Webber and Greg Oden.
“Some people go in for microfracture surgery. This wasn’t that,” one source said pointing out that players who are experiencing chronic and degenerative problems turn to microfracture surgery.
Bogut, on the other hand, went in to get his left ankle cleaned out of scar tissue and bone fragments. When Dr. Richard Ferkel was inside, he noticed a “minor” cartila