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Utah Jazz: Top 10 Reasons To Be Excited For The Season

Editor’s Note: The following was written and submitted by Gerald Playle. Follow and interact with him on Twitter: @TheJerrbear1. As the season is starting and games are just around the corner, an idea came to mind that I wanted to write about. So, unless you’re a new time Utah Jazz fan or somehow got shipwrecked and living out a real life series of Gilligan’s Island, last year...
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Gordon Hayward pokes fun at Rudy Gobert's muscle gain at media day

#MuscleWatch is a cherished part of the NBA offseason. Every summer, dozens of players cut fat, put on bulk and report to camp in the best shape of their lives. And the Utah Jazz are no different, with center Rudy Gobert leading the charge.The increased muscle mass on display from Gobert was a constant talking point during EuroBasket 2015, and it's something Gobert's Jazz teammates...
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Projecting the top 5 NBA centers for 2015-16 season

Believe it or not, the 2015-16 regular season is right around the corner. Training camp starts at the end of September, and soon enough, the five best NBA centers will be on full display. Al Horford, Dwight Howard, DeAndre Jordan, Marc Gasol and DeMarcus Cousins held top-five spots last year, but a couple new faces will earn their place on the list following the upcoming season...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert amazing slam dunk against Serbia at EuroBasket 2015

Although France didn’t repeat as champions of EuroBasket, they still had a pretty amazing run in this year’s tournament. Earlier today, France took on Serbia and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert decided to show off his athleticism with the below powerful two-handed slam: Rudy Gobert, everybody! *** Gobert slam dunk [FIBA] Gobert image courtesy of Getty Images
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol Vs. Rudy Gobert In the Eurobasket Semifinals

A year after France stunned Spain on their home court in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, the Spanish team returned the favor on Thursday with a dramatic 80-75 OT victory in the Eurobasket semifinals. Of all the storylines headed into the game - the best rivalry in international basketball, NBA players at every position, an Olympic berth on the line - maybe the most intriguing...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz's Rudy Gobert doesn't look happy with NBA 2K rating (PHOTO)

He might be the next evolution in what an NBA big man should be. But for now, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert can't even crack a "B" grade in the latest iteration of celebrated NBA video game NBA 2K16. Earlier this week, Gobert posted a screen grab of his appearance in the game as well as his overall rating -- a 79. For context, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside, who also made a strong...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jedi & Jerms on the Jazz Episode 32: The Stifling Future of the Utah Jazz

This week on Jedi & Jerms – Utah Jazz sign Jeff Withey. We discuss a fantastic piece about Rudy Gobert by Grant Hughes (@gt_huges), for Bleacher Report. And ESPN staff say Jazz win 40 games and miss the playoffs? John saw the movie Straight Outta Compton, and recommends it. Send your thoughts and comments: @jediandjerms, @jermsguy, @jedizaugg, and @TornByDevin. Email us...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Gobert jabs Team USA over minicamp roster

    It’s hard to maintain a sense of humor on the Utah Jazz these days, especially after this week’s news of Dante Exum’s torn ACL. But it’s great to see that center Rudy Gobert is at least making an attempt to do so. The best young rim protector in the league called out Team USA Basketball on Twitter Thursday for leaving frontcourt mate Derrick Favors off their 34...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah's Rudy Gobert gets the car full of popcorn hazing treatment

As you probably already know, NBA rookies have to perform tasks for the veterans to keep them in their good graces. Sadly for Utah Jazz rookie Rudy Gobert, he forgot to do his rookie duty of being in donuts for everyone and was punished for it. Check out the below photos from KSL’s Jeremiah Jensen which shows Rudy’s car filled with popcorn: I’m hearing Jazz rookie Rudy Gobert...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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