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Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury

Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury

The Jazz said Gobert's injury would be re-assessed in two weeks, and further updates would be provided "when appropriate". It appears he watched Utah's win over the Boston Celtics on Friday, and James had some positive things to say about the team the Cavaliers will face tonight.

Gobert is expected to be sidelined for one month with a strained PCL in his left knee and a bone bruise in his tibia, per Shams Charania of The Vertical.

Gobert, who missed 11 consecutive games earlier this season with a bruised knee, entered Friday night's game averaging 12.2 points and 10.1 rebounds per game.

Expect more minutes from Ekpe Udoh with Gobert out and an even larger role out of Derrick Favors.




At first, it was reported that Gobert's injury could be only a Grade 1 MCL strain, which is bad enough in itself, but not to the extent of his actual injury.

In his absence, the Jazz will look to the likes of Jonas Jerebko to play valuable minutes.

Other than Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers, Mitchell has been far and away the best rookie of this young National Basketball Association season, and will content for Rookie of the Year honors throughout the season.

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