3 Trade Targets for Jazz In Potential Rudy Gobert Trade

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Despite the yearly $38.1 million dollar price tag attached to his name, questions about NBA star Rudy Gobert’s value have become fashionable in recent years.

Arguably, they started surfacing after last year’s playoffs. The Los Angeles Clippers infamously “went small” against Gobert’s Utah Jazz. The plan was to force the 3x Defensive Player of the Year out of the paint and onto the perimeter. The rest is history. The plan worked to perfection.

Still, some seem to have misconstrued those events as reflecting a fatal flaw in Gobert. They don’t. Precious few players in the NBA are without limitations. The ones that are either make about $10 million dollars more than Gobert per season or they’re due for a raise.

Gobert is the best rim protector in the NBA: he’s deserving of respect. Still, his defensive prowess hasn’t been enough to keep the Utah Jazz afloat.

LATEST NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: NBA Exec Believes Warriors Could Trade For Jazz Star Rudy Gobert

Barring a deep playoff run, it appears likely that they’ll at least entertain blowing up their core this offseason.

If that’s the plan, here are 3 trade targets they should consider in a Rudy Gobert trade.

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