Questions you ask about Rudy Gobert

Questions you ask about Rudy Gobert


Here is a list of the most frequent questions we get about Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert. The big guy seems to capture the attention of basketball fans worldwide!

How tall is Rudy Gobert

Rudy Gobert is listed at seven foot one. His height translates to 215 centimeters using European standards.

Is Rudy Gobert injury-prone?

Rudy suffered injuries in his third and fifth years in the NBA, playing only 61 and 56 games. But he played all 82 games during the 2014-2015 season, and 81 games in 2016-2017, which proves he is pretty durable.

Where is Rudy Gobert from?

Gobert was born on June 26, 1992 in Saint-Quentin, France. He is French and has played with the French national U18, U20 and senior team. He developed his skills in Cholet, France, Before being drafted buy the Utah Jazz in 2013.

When, and at what spot, was Rudy Gobert drafted?

Rudy Gobert was drafted in 2013 by the Utah Jazz, with the 27th pick in the draft. Since then, he has been wearing number 27 on his jersey to remind everyone that he was passed by 26 teams. Another missed stud in that draft was Giannis Antetokounmpo, now an MVP candidate and taken only at the 15th spot by the Milwaukee Bucks!

Is Rudy Gobert a good free-throw shooter?

Like most centers, Rudy Gobert has had his struggles at the free-throw line. But over the course of the last few years, he has been averaging around 65% from the line. Not a great mark, but still pretty good for a big man.

What college did Rudy Gobert go to?

Gobert did not go to college. He played professionally in France for two seasons before being drafted. Like Evan Fournier, with whom he is great friends, he went straight from France Pro A to the Association.

Has Rudy Gobert made a three-pointer?

Rudy is your old fashion big man: he controls the paint, rolls to the basket, and does not play too far from the rim. He has never made a three-pointer in the NBA or in France. And he just attempted 3 in his first 5 years in the NBA.

Can Rudy Gobert shoot?

Not really... he has a good hook close to the basket, but his main offensive weapon is dunking on people.

Who is Rudy Gobert's father?

Rudy Gobert's father is a former professional basketball player Rudy Bourgarel. Bourgarel played in NCAA at Marist College, and then in France. He was as big as his son is now, with freakish athletic abilities.

Published the 26/01/2019 by