Rudy Gobert on fan who delayed game: 'He was smiling and throwing up at the same time.'
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert. Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

Rudy Gobert on fan who delayed game: 'He was smiling and throwing up at the same time.'

The Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz sat through an unusual delay Saturday night when a fan sitting courtside vomited on the floor during a fourth quarter timeout. After the game, Jazz center Rudy Gobert described his odd interaction with the fan, who was sitting near the Utah bench.

 The ensuing clean up caused a more than 10-minute delay with even the Kings mascot, Slamson the Lion, helping clean up the mess.

Utah was on a 12-2 run and had a 96-82 lead at the time of the delay. When play restarted, the Jazz didn't lose any momentum and continued to pull away from the Kings for a 123-105 victory. 

''That was a strange situation,'' Jazz coach Quin Snyder said, via NBA.com. ''We had gone on a pretty good run before that happened. We did a good job of keeping or concentration throughout.''

The Jazz improved to 11-5 and currently sit third in the Western Conference standings. The Kings fell to 6-11.

Adam Stites is a Southern California native who lives in a new state every three months. He’s perennially disappointed by both the Jacksonville Jaguars and Arizona State Sun Devils. His dog is named Ramsey after the best cornerback in the NFL. You can follow him on Twitter at @AdamStites_.

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