Rudy Gobert: French basketball player named to All-NBA Third Team

Rudy Gobert-Bourgarel was born on June 26, 1992. He is a professional French basketball player. Gobert plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing 2.16 m tall (that would be almost 7 ft 1 in.), Gobert is quite an acclaimed basketball player. His star sign is Cancer and at present, he is 28 years old.

Rudy Gobert is currently playing for Utah Jazz (Center) and France men’s national basketball team. Here is a quick insight into the life and career of Rudy Gobert.

Early Life

Born in Saint-Quentin, in the north of France, Gobert started playing basketball quite early in his life. He started with the JSC St-Quentin club in 2003 and then later he joined the Saint-Quentin BB club. In 2007, Gobert was part of the Cholet Basket’s cadet categories training center

The biggest breakthrough in Gobert’s career was when he participated in the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship with the French under-18 national team in 2010.

Career highlights

Gobert was the NBA blocks leader in the 2016–17. In the subsequent years 2018 and 2019, Gobert repeatedly won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year awards. This makes him one among the ten players who have received this title in NBA history who have won that honour at least twice.

Besides this, Gobert has won the NBA All-Star (2020) and French Player of the Year (2019) amongst his other achievements. He has won the Bronze Medal at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship and a Silver Medal at the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

Gobert plays the centre position in the Basketball game.

What is Gobert’s net worth?

At present, the French Professional Basketball Player, Gobert has a net worth which is estimated to be around $20 million dollars.

Who is Ruby Godert dating?

Rudy Gobert at presently is single and unmarried. He is currently focusing on his career to guide his franchise club to new heights.

Did he contract coronavirus?

Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert had tested positive for coronavirus in the month of March. This had happened ahead of his game against Oklahoma City Thunder. This had also prompted the NBA to bring down the current season of the game. Gobert was reportedly the first NBA player in the team to contract the coronavirus. At present, Rudy Gobert has restored his health and he is perfectly fine.