Jazz GM: We’ll Focus Team on Center Rudy Gobert


Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said the team will not go into rebuilding mode after losing Gordon Hayward in free agency, instead focusing on showcasing center Rudy Gobert.

After Hayward bolted for the Boston Celtics, Lindsey said the Jazz will focus on having a defensive-minded team to counter the high-octane offensive teams in the West. “We feel like we can build defensively around Rudy Gobert,” Lindsey told The Salt Lake Tribune. “We look at him, and he’s a top-10 player and unique defender. So we [want] to build a team around his talents.”

Source: ESPN

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