Utah Jazz All-Star Rudy Gobert Traded in a Blockbuster Deal

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Utah Jazz are traded three-time Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Goberte For the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz warms up before Game 6 of the Western Conference First Round Playoffs against the Dallas Mavericks at Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 28, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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sending the timberwolves According to Wojnarowski, Malik Beasley, Patrick Beverly, Jared Vanderbilt, Leandro Bolmaroo, No. 22 picked four picks in the first round for Walker Kessler and Jazz.


Apart from the players, Utah will receive the unprotected pick in 2023, 2025 and 2027 and the top-five-protected pick in 2029, the sources said.

Gobert is widely regarded as the league’s best rim defender and will join Minnesota’s Star Shooter Karl-Anthony Towns,

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On Thursday, both the players agreed to increase the supermax. Gobert signed a five-year contract worth $205 million that keeps him under contract until the 2024-25 season. While Towns agreed to an extension of $224 million for four years.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.