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French star Rudy Gobert hits out at FIBA after dope test

Sep 02, 2019 - 7:50 PM

The two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year slams FIBA for showing 'no respect' during a random drug test just hours after a late match

Photo from FIBA

Gobert claims second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:17 AM

Rudy Gobert joins elite company as he becomes one of only 10 players in NBA history to win the award multiple times

STIFLE TOWER. Rudy Gobert beats out MVP contenders Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George for Defensive Player of the Year. File photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Giannis, Gobert, George top defensive player votes

May 23, 2019 - 10:51 AM

The trio finish with nearly identical point totals to emerge as finalists for the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year award

TRIPLE THREAT. Jazz’s Rudy Gobert (center) vies for a second straight Defensive Player of the Year plum against MVP contender Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks and Thunder star Paul George. Photos from AFP

Tearful Gobert feels 'disrespected' in NBA All-Star snub

Feb 02, 2019 - 12:07 PM

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, last season's Defensive Player of the Year and this year's most accurate NBA shooter, gets all emotional

DISAPPOINTED. Rudy Gobert admits that, at some point, he still likes to get an All-Star recognition. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

James Harden wins first career NBA MVP Award

Jun 26, 2018 - 11:10 AM

The Houston Rockets stalwart bests LeBron James and Anthony Davis in the 2018 NBA Awards

FIRST EVER. James Harden clinches his first NBA MVP award after it eluded him last year. Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images North America/AFP

France's Rudy Gobert leads picks for NBA All-Defensive Team

May 24, 2018 - 9:26 AM

The 7-foot-1 center gets the nod after playing a vital role in the Utah Jazz's campaign where he posted a double-double average

KEY COG. Rudy Gobert gets the nod after playing a vital role in the Utah Jazz's campaign where he averaged a double-double. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

NBA slaps Westbrook with $10,000 fine after Gobert skirmish

Apr 25, 2018 - 8:51 AM

The Oklahoma City Thunder star escapes suspension despite leaving the bench during altercation

FINED. Russell Westbrook figures in a stormy playoff duel between the Thunder and the Jazz. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Green, Gobert, Leonard pace NBA All-Defensive squad

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:43 AM

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley are also selected to the honor squad by a 100 member global media panel

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM. Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors leads the 2017 NBA All-Defensive Team together with Kawhi Leonard and Rudy Gobert. File Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Gobert's double-double helps Jazz roll over Rockets

Mar 09, 2017 - 1:15 PM

The Rockets fizzle from downtown hitting just 8 of 32 attempts in a loss to Utah

SMOOTH JAZZ. Rudy Gobert turns in 23 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Houston. Photo by George Frey/AFP

Steven Adams signs big extension with Oklahoma City

Nov 01, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Adams signs an extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder that US media reports was worth 100 million over 4 years

EXTENSION. Steven Adams, seen here dunking the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers, signs a contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

France's Gobert agrees to $102M, 4-year deal with Jazz – reports

Nov 01, 2016 - 10:03 AM

By completing the deal now the Jazz avoid having Gobert become a restricted free agent in July

NEW DEAL. Rudy Gobert (L) signs a multi-year deal with the Utah Jazz. Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images/AFP

Wiggins stars as Team World downs Team USA at All-Star Weekend

Feb 14, 2015 - 2:55 PM

Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points and earned the Most Valuable Player award for the game that showcases first year and sophomore NBA players

Minnesota rookie Andrew Wiggins throws down a power dunk for two of his 22 points. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP