NBA transfers: Rudy Gobert sent by Utah to Minnesota

Thunderbolt in the NBA. Nine years after his arrival at Utah Jazz from Cholet Basket, Rudy Gobert will play under new colors, as revealed by ESPN journalist Adrian Wojnarowski this Friday evening. The franchise, coached by neophyte Will Hardy, has made the decision to let the 30-year-old French international pivot go to Minnesota. After another failure in the first round of the play-offs last spring, the Jazz decided on the spot.

But as ESPN pointed out, the Jazz will pick up Patrick Beverley, Malik Beasley, Walker Kessler, Jarred Vanderbilt, Leandro Bolmaro as well as four first-round draft picks (2023, 2025, 2027 unprotected, 2029 protected top 5) in return. With the Timberwolves, who stopped short of the last conference semi-finals, Rudy Gobert will form an intriguing inner pair with Karl-Anthony Towns.


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In addition to “KAT”, extended a few hours ago until 2028 and for 224 million dollars, Rudy Gobert will evolve in a very promising team with in particular Anthony Edwards or D’Angelo Russell. Triple best defender of the year (2018, 2019, 2021), the former Choletais will bring his experience (611 matches with the Jazz) to a formation which can approach the heights during the 2022-23 season.


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