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VIDEO: Will Rudy Gobert win Most Improved Player?

Rudy Gobert didn't win Defensive Player of the Year, but he's up for another award: Most Improved Player. The competition for the award is fierce: There's Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls, who carried the Bulls in Derrick Rose's absence. There's Draymond Green, who emerged as a two-way force and will more than likely receive a max contract this summer. There's also Khris Middleton...
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Jazz pull away from Mavs in second half in win

Rudy Gobert had 20 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks to help the Utah Jazz beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-92 on Monday night in the final game of the season in Salt Lake City. Both teams were extremely short-handed with the coaches deciding to sit several stars. Gordon Hayward (Achilles tendon), Trey Burke (back) and Derrick Favors (coach's decision) did not play for the Jazz....
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Rudy Gobert punches in one-handed alley-oop dunk against Grizzlies

Rudy Gobert is the Stifle Tower. And he had a crowd-stopping alley-oop dunk against the Grizzlies. Rodney Hood with the lob. Then Gobert with the dunk then the SALUTE: Gotta love Gobert, man. Gotta love him. *** Rudy Gobert pic from Getty Images.
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Rudy Gobert Calls Out SportsCenter For Only Focusing On Dunks

Monday night’s bottom-feeder match between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz was totally worth watching for one reason: Andrew Wiggins. The T-Wolves’ Rookie of the Year candidate saved the meaningless late season game with a poster dunk party, throwing it down twice on Utah Jazz big man — and defensive monster — Rudy Gobert. He Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Andrew Wiggins really likes to posterize Utah’s Gobert

So Utah’s Rudy Gobert ego might be in shambles right now courtesy of Wolves’ Andrew Wiggins. As if getting posterized once was bad enough, Gobert got smashed on twice by Wiggins in the same game and the last dunk was simply filthy. Check out the big man getting abused by Wiggins.
Via Crossover Chronicles
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins puts down right-handed dunk on Rudy Gobert

Andrew Wiggins is trying to close this year out strong. So is Rudy Gobert. But Wiggins got the better of Gobert in this Wolves/Jazz match-up. Wiggins goes in for the slam and gets the foul from Gobert: The Stifle Tower was stifled for that play, at least. But I’m sure Gobert is willing to take that challenge again. *** Andrew Wiggins pic from Getty Images. Vine by Jack Winter.
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Emergence of Rudy Gobert and the Utah Jazz

Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz jumps for a rebound against Wesley Johnson #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers on March 19, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) March Madness generates a level of fan excitement that few other sporting events can rival. For NBA fans, the month of March marks perhaps the most uneventful stretch of the...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Nene doesn’t care for Gobert and his defense

Yeah this is going to sting a bit for Utah’s Rudy Gobert. Against the Wizards, Gobert was on the wrong end of a powerful, ego-crushing dunk courtesy of Nene. Check out Nene making Gobert look silly and the Wizards’ bench jumping out of their seats The post Nene doesn’t care for Gobert and his defense appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert annihilates rim with dunk against Rockets (Video)

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert celebrated a monster slam dunk by saluting his teammates on the bench during Thursday night's game against Houston.Gobert posterized Rockets forward Terrence Jones and annihilated the rim with this one-handed slam:Halfway through the fourth quarter, Gobert had 19 points and a whopping 22 rebounds as the Jazz led the Rockets by 19.H/T TNLP. This post...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: The Gobert Effect

Rarely are trades a win-win for all parties involved. It is even rarer when the win-win trade’s impact is seen immediately. That has been the case so far as we look back at the Enes Kanter trade on February 19th. For the Oklahoma City Thunder, they received a big that can score inside and out. The Utah Jazz on the other hand, were able to open valuable minutes for up-and-coming...
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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