2 Potential Trade Packages To Send Rudy Gobert To Warriors

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Rudy Gobert and Draymond Green are arguably the two greatest defensive players of their era. Any scenario which brings them together would be a nightmare for opposing NBA general managers.

That scenario feels frighteningly plausible. The Utah Jazz are sputtering. They’ve lost 8 of their last 10 contests. They’ll still have an opportunity for redemption in the postseason, but if they can’t seize it, they may be in for some significant shakeups this offseason.

Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors have enjoyed a successful season at 52-29. It still feels like they’re a piece short of true contention. They roster an odd mixture of veterans and prospects.

Barring a deep playoff run, their front office may opt to consolidate some of their young players.

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If they do, Rudy Gobert could be a perfect option. His elite screening could unlock space for the Warriors in a similar manner that Andrew Bogut’s did during their 2015 title run. More importantly, of course, would be his defensive impact.

Good lord, the defense. A frontcourt pairing of Gobert and Green would seem almost likely to produce the best defense in league history. Here are 2 trades to help the Warriors actualize that vision.

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