Bogut walks off the court after being cut during the Warriors' season opener.
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Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut has a concussion after taking an arm to the head in Tuesday night’s season-opening win against New Orleans.
Bogut had already been wearing a face mask for a broken nose when he sustained a cut above his right eye that required stitches. He left the defending NBA champions’ 111-95 win at the 7:07 mark of the third quarter and didn’t return.
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The team says he was evaluated after the game and again Wednesday morning. He won’t return to the court until he is symptom-free and once he passes the NBA concussion protocol.
He was productive when on the floor against the Pelicans. Bogut made all six of his field-goal attempts for 12 points to go with five rebounds and five assists in nearly 19 minutes.