Even though his numbers last season for the Lakers were modest - 1.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 9.4 minutes per game - Bogut's experience can not be discounted.
Bogut remains signed on at the Sydney Kings until the end of the 2019-2020 NBL season, however, reports claim the Kings would not stand in the way of Bogut returning to the National Basketball Association.
Bogut signed a two-year deal with the Sydney Kings on April 2018.
He averaged 11.6 points for the Sydney Kings this past season, earned the NBL Best Defensive Player Award and was voted to the All-NBL First Team.
"I wanna come back here and be fully committed", Bogut said. "It's like, I'm staying". I wanna be in Australia.
"I'm not going to go into kind of our needs and all that", Kerr said after Monday's practice. "I just try to come out and play hard and see where that leaves me". I think that would set the game back further than not doing anything at all.
The Los Angeles Lakers signed Bogut at the start of the 2017-18 season but waived him midway through the season. O'Neal believes Irving should mimic sacrifices he made at various points in his career, in which he lowered his personal offensive demands in order to allow his younger teammates to flourish.
Heading into their matchup with the defending champion Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, (10:30 p.m. ET - Watch on FuboTV with NBA League Pass add-on), the Celtics sit at fifth in the Eastern Conference with a 38-26 overall record.