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Rudy Gobert plays Pokemon Go at Summer League game

If you have not yet heard of “Pokemon Go,” we’re guessing you’re just returning to the country from some remote location. The smartphone game has taken millennials by storm. How popular is it? So popular that one NBA player was catching Pokemon during a Summer League game. On Monday night, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert shared a screenshot of a Pokemon that showed up while...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rudy Gobert - Season Highlights

Rudy Gobert was the best rim protector in the NBA this season, allowing opponents to shoot a league-low 41.0 percent when he was defending within five feet of the basket. He also finished third in the NBA in blocks (2.2) and seventh in rebounds (11.0) per game this season.
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June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Season in Review - Rudy Gobert: Difference Maker

When Rudy Gobert was healthy, the Jazz's defense was vastly improved
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June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert leaves game with ankle injury

The Utah Jazz suffered a huge blow to their playoff hopes when big man Rudy Gobert left Monday night’s game with an ankle injury. It appeared to just be a minor right ankle sprain, but the matchup against the Mavs was a pivotal one, and the Jazz lost 101-92. The loss dropped the Jazz to 40-41, and they now sit in ninth place in the Western Conference standings, as the Rockets have...
Via The Sports Daily
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Jeff Withey’s growth during Rudy Gobert’s absence

The absence of center Rudy Gobert could have been a disaster for the Utah Jazz, but turned out to be one of the best things to happen to this season. The Jazz played to a 7-11 record without Gobert, and center Jeff Withey stepped in and attempted to fill the void left by the Frenchman. During the 18 games Gobert missed, Withey posted two double-doubles and averaged 1.6 blocks per...
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: The importance of Rudy Gobert

Even after a decisive 106-85 win over the New York Knicks Wednesday night, the Utah Jazz have a problem on their hands. The Jazz will continue to have a problem until center Rudy Gobert returns to the lineup. The 7-foot-1 center has missed a week after sustaining a grade II sprain of the MCL in his left knee during practice on Wednesday, December 2nd. Gobert will not require surgery...
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert out indefinitely with sprained MCL

7-foot-2 center Rudy Gobert is arguably the most irreplaceable player on the Utah Jazz. Statistically, he’s the best rim protector in the league right now (opponents are shooting just 35.7 percent at the rim against him, the lowest mark amongst qualified players who have defended at least 5 shot attempts at the rim per game, per, the gravitational pull he attracts from...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: DeMar DeRozan destroys Rudy Gobert with powerful dunk

DeMar DeRozan’s athleticism and leaping ability make him a player that NBA fans make a point to watch. You never know when he’ll throw down a vicious dunk and make someone on the opposing team look silly. Ruby Gobert, one of the better shot blockers in the league, was DeRozan’s latest victim in Wednesday night’s Jazz-Raptors game. DeRozan decided to drive the lane in the...
Via The Sports Daily
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Was Jazz head coach Quin Snyder right in blasting his team?

It happens time and time again. There are teams that go into the season with high hopes, illustrious expectations, and big dreams. They’re hyped up by the media to the point that they believe all they have to do is show up and they’ll arise the victors. It’s at that time that egos grow too big, proper preparation gets swept under the rug, and ultimately that team falters and...
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The NBA’s 30 Men Of Intrigue: Rudy Gobert

(Editor’s Note: To kick off our coverage of the 2015-16 NBA season, we’re profiling the most intriguing player of all 30 NBA teams. What makes them intriguing? It could be their talent, quirkiness or the unknown, it doesn’t matter. Follow The NBA’s 30 Men of Intrigue series here with us at TSFJ, as our friends and family join us for another awesome basketball campaign.) I...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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