Jazz’ Rudy Gobert Out One Month With Left Leg Injury
Unlike last season, it has been a trying year for the Utah Jazz, especially for their defensive anchor, Rudy Gobert.
After previously missing 11-games with a bone bruise in his right knee, Gobert will miss more floor time after suffering a sprained PCL in his left knee, as well as a bone bruise in his left tibia. The organization believes that the Frenchman will miss approximately one month.
“This group’s got character and they are going to compete no matter what the circumstances, and they did,” Head Coach Quin Snyder said following Friday’s victory versus the Eastern Conference leading Boston Celtics.
Gobert suffered the injury after falling to the floor, rolling into teammate Derrick Favors, who ironically will take over Gobert’s role with the team in his absence.
Through 18-games played, Gobert has averaged 11.6-points on 59.8% shooting from the field, grabbing down 9.6-boards and recording 2.3-blocks per contest.