Rudy Gobert RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rudy Gobert on Tanking: ‘You Don’t Learn How to Win by Losing on Purpose’

    SLAM Online "The Utah Jazz are currently fighting for homecourt advantage in this season’s playoffs. They’re fifth in the Western Conference with a 40-30 record, following up last year’s 51-31 campaign. They’re on a nine-game winning streak, which comes on the heels of an eleven-game winning streak that lasted..." March 18

  • Rudy Gobert Is Still Upset About How Gordon Hayward Ignored Him During Free Agency

    Uproxx "Last summer, Gordon Hayward’s decision to sign with the Boston Celtics was one of the biggest stories of the offseason. That is, of course, before it was overshadowed by the Kyrie Irving saga in Cleveland, which coincidentally resulted in the two of them ending up as teammates in Boston. But as..." March 13

  • Rudy Gobert available to play against Knicks

    Fanrag Sports "Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will be available to play in his team’s game against the New York Knicks on Friday evening, according to radio announcer David Locke. Gobert has been sidelined since last month with a sprained PCL in his left knee and a bone bruise in his left tibia. He originally..." January 19

  • Jazz center Rudy Gobert returns to non-contact portions of practice

    Deseret News "After a lengthy, three-hour practice Sunday morning, all eyes were glued to two big men on the main court at Zions Bank Basketball Center. Utah’s injured All-NBA center Rudy Gobert is still out with a knee injury, but returned to non-contact portions of practice where he appeared lively, agile..." January 17

  • Halfway through the season, the Jazz have struggled without ‘anchor’ Rudy Gobert

    Salt Lake Tribune "It wouldn’t be right to say Rudy Gobert has been hovering in the background this season. The Frenchman stands out by the very nature of his sprawling 7-foot-1 form. Even on the 23 nights Gobert hasn’t played this season, he’s accentuated his appearance with vivid red, green and sometimes..." January 11

  • Jazz's Gobert out at least 2 more weeks with sprained knee, bone bruise

    Deseret News "There’s good news and there’s bad news for Utah Jazz fans. The good news is that Jazz center Rudy Gobert is showing progress to make a return. He’s participating in light workouts and individual drills in practice. The bad news? He’s not quite ready yet. Gobert was re-evaluated Saturday..." December 30

  • Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert out a month with left knee injury "Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert is reportedly headed back to the bench. Gobert suffered a sprained PCL in his left knee and a bruised tibia and is expected to be out for one month, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Gobert was rolled into by teammate Derrick Favors while grabbing a..." December 16

  • Jazz center Rudy Gobert has MCL sprain in left knee, sources say

    ESPN "An initial evaluation of the injured left knee of Utah Jazz star center Rudy Gobert revealed a Grade 1 MCL sprain, league sources told ESPN. X-rays on Gobert's knee were negative, sources said. He will undergo an MRI on Saturday to confirm the initial diagnosis, and the timetable on a possible..." December 16

  • Jazz, Snyder trying to figure out how to play with both Gobert, Favors on the court

    Deseret News "Coach Quin Snyder seems to be getting a little tired of answering questions about playing Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors at the same time, even if he says, “I’m not going to get tired of answering these questions because they’re legitimate." Snyder has been asked variations of the question..." December 12

  • Rudy Gobert available to play against Wizards

    Fanrag Sports "Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert participated in the team’s morning shootaround and will be available when the Western Conference franchise takes on the Washington Wizards on Monday evening, according to radio announcer David Locke. Gobert has not played since back on November 10 due to a bone bruise..." December 04

  • Utah Jazz could have Rudy Gobert back Monday night against the Wizards

    Salt Lake Tribune "Running high on a five-game win streak and coming off a 41-point explosion by rookie Donovan Mitchell, fans of the Utah Jazz (12-11) have plenty of reasons to have a spring in their steps. But here’s another: Center Rudy Gobert has been upgraded to questionable for Monday night’s game against..." December 03

  • Rudy Gobert: Gordon Hayward didn’t text me back before signing with the Celtics

    Pro Basketball Talk "Rudy Gobert said he disliked how Gordon Hayward left the Jazz for the Celtics. Now, the Utah center is expanding on precisely what bothered him. Gobert, via Zach Lowe of ESPN: “I could feel it,” Gobert says. “I was texting him a few days before [Hayward’s July 4th decision], and he wasn’t..." November 28

  • Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert out 4-6 weeks with bone bruise in knee "Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will be sidelined four to six weeks after suffering a bruise in his right knee Friday, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo's The Vertical. Gobert suffered the injury in Friday's loss to Miami after colliding with Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters going for a loose..." November 12

  • Waiters responds to Gobert: 'I've never been a dirty player in my life'

    Miami Herald "Rudy Gobert claimed Dion Waiters made a “dirty play” last Friday night when he went diving for a loose ball and rolled into his knee. Dion Waiters took exception to that comment. “I’ve never been a dirty player in my life,” Waiters said Sunday prior to the Heat’s game against the Pistons in..." November 12

  • Rudy Gobert suggests ‘dirty play’ after right knee clash with Dion Waiters

    Deseret News "Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert isn’t afraid to use Twitter to voice his opinion. That’s exactly what he did after Utah suffered its fourth straight loss to the Miami Heat, 84-74. Gobert posted 12 points and 12 boards for his eighth double-double of the season, but scared Jazz fans late in the..." November 11

  • Rudy Gobert says he likes LaVar Ball: ‘He seems like a pretty good dad to me’

    Larry Brown Sports "LaVar Ball can rub many the wrong way, but Rudy Gobert is not one of them. Before his Utah Jazz played the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, the All-NBA big man said that he liked the divisive Ball family patriarch and called him a “pretty good dad,” according to Kyle Goon of the Salt Lake..." October 28

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