OAKLAND – Warriors center Andrew Bogut left Game 5 of the NBA Finals in the third quarter Monday night with a left knee sprain, the team announced.
Bogut did not return to Game 5. After initially announcing that Bogut would undergo an MRI late Monday night, the Warriors said after the game that the MRI will take place Tuesday morning.
After blocking a layup by Cavs guard JR Smith with 10:29 left in the quarter, Bogut landed and immediately fell to the floor clutching his left knee. He remained down as play resumed until the Warriors called timeout with 10:07 left in the quarter.
Bogut was assisted off the floor and into the locker room, his left leg raised the entire time.
He played eight minutes, finishing with four rebounds and three blocked shots. He committed four fouls during his stint.