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RUDY GOBERT RUMORS & GOSSIP

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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4 days ago  |  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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch every Rudy Gobert block from the Jazz's 2014-15 season

When the NBA released a mix of some of the best blocks from last season, the Utah Jazz's official Twitter account noticed a glaring omission: None of Rudy Gobert's 189 swats from the 2014-15 season made the cut. And after some gentle ribbing between official Twitter accounts, the Jazz responded with a super-clip of Gobert blocks. All of his blocks from last season, in fact, which...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz's Rudy Gobert calls out Derrick Favors' Team USA exclusion on Twitter

There might not be a better young defensive big man in the league than Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz. And that defensive prowess extends off the court, it seems, as the center took to Twitter to share his disbelief that teammate Derrick Favors was left off of the Team USA roster for camp this week.The roster is 34 players deep, so you can understand Gobert's consternation. Mason Plumlee...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Defensive Lottery Player of the Year: Rudy Gobert

Gobert was arguably the best rim protector in the NBA this season. Well, this is a bit awkward. If you’ve been following our end of season awards, you’ll notice a trend — Rudy Gobert has swept every award category to this point. Most Improved Lottery Player? Check. Lottery Sixth Man of the Year? Check. While it could be debated whether Gobert was the most improved player...
Via The Lottery Mafia
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert: Most Improved Lottery Player

Buried on the bench for much of last season, Rudy Gobert became one of the league’s most dominant defensive big men, and helped the Utah Jazz finish the season as one of the league’s hottest teams. The rise of Rudy Gobert this season was a surprise to many around the league, though if you ask some who cover the Utah Jazz (such TLM Podcast All-Star guest Amar of SLC Dunk) you’ll...
Via The Lottery Mafia
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

5-yr-old plays with Utah Jazz in preseason scrimmage (Video)

The Utah Jazz held a preseason scrimmage Monday night and were joined on the bench by a special guest: 5-year-old J.P. Gibson, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2012.The Jazz signed Gibson to a 1-day contract prior to the scrimmage and gave him a customized Jazz uniform for the occasion. Gibson came off the bench and into the game during the final seconds of...
Via Holdout Sports
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert Our Center of the Future?

One thing you should know about me: I’m a francophile.  (No that’s not what you think… don’t go there!)  Simply put a francophile is someone who is shall we say enamored with anything and everything French, the language, the food, the culture, etc.  It’s not limited to France because there are many French speaking countries but for me it is especially true when France...
Via TornBySports
August 06, 2014  |  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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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