Golden State Warriors Training Camp Preview

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Starter: Andrew Bogut

Bench: Festus Ezeli, Ognjen Kuzmic

The Australian big man is back at full health after missing out on last postseason with a rib injury, and the timing couldn’t be any better. Expect Bogut to be back on the low block, clogging the lane and swatting away attempts at the rim come Oct. 29.

Luckily, the same diagnosis comes out of Ezeli’s camp after the young center missed all of last season rehabbing a surgically-reinforced knee. While some right shin inflammation kept him out of Summer League, it’s likely that’s long gone and Ezeli will be available for training camp.

Even luckier, Kuzmic’s stress reaction in his left leg should be close to being fully healed, so it’ll be interesting to see if Kuzmic can be the third center on the roster.

If not, could DubNation see Jermaine O’Neal once again sporting a Dubs uniform? Hard to say if O’Neal will finally retire, but news is that Warriors majority owner Joe Lacob isn’t ready to cut ties with the veteran big man just yet.