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When the Utah Jazz acquired Rudy Gobert on draft night they saw an unpolished young center who might help them down the road.
Not so fast.
After the Jazz’s first week of training camp Gobert has shown enough ability to impact the game that coach Tyrone Corbin has started to rethink the role he will have this season.
"It depends on where his development is" Corbin said before Monday’s practice. "... If he can help us in games we’ll have him in games.
"If he continues to grow like he has this first week man he’s been pretty good. Now we’ve got to get him against other competition — in game situations — and see how it transfers."
Gobert is 21 years old. He is 7-foot-2 with a 7-foot-8 wingspan. His 9-foot-7 standing reach means he can almost touch the rim without jumping.
Gobert was originally selected by Denver with the 27th pick in last summer’s draft. The Jazz got him by taking Erick Green with the 46th pick and shipping him to the Nuggets along with ca...
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