Playoffs hopes come and go, but his posterity will last forever. Well, that is assuming that starting the line is possible. It's something Bogut wasn't so sure about after a knee to the groin from Marc Gasol knocked him out of the game just four minutes after tipoff:
Bogut himself posted a picture of the play the next day:
And shared his concerns just hours after the game:
At the time, he certainly wasn't too happy about the play:
Fortunately, it looks as though Bogut was feeling better Saturday, as several more tweets suggest he'll be alright. The blow even gave him an excuse to watch some Australian Football League highlights:
Bogut wrapped up his thoughts on the issue by offering something of an olive branch (or perhaps another fruit-bearing plant in this case) to Gasol:
Considering they're playing the Knicks Sunday, Bogut might be able to take another day to ice up.
Andy Bailey covers the NBA for Bleacher Report.