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Utah Jazz agree to trade Rudy Gobert to Minnesota Timberwolves

The Utah Jazz have closed the transfer of French center Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves, journalist Adrian Wojnarowski from the outlet reported. ESPN.

In the operation, the Salt Lake City franchise receives players Patrick Beverley, Malik Beasley, Walker Kessler, Leandro Bolmaro and multiple first-round picks, according to sources close to the situation.

After the umpteenth failure of the Jazz in the playoffs, the rumors pointed to a possible departure of Robert, and finally it has been so after receiving great interest from multiple teams, such as Chicago, Atlanta and Toronto.

Finally it has been the T-Wolves who have decided to bet on their high contract that, together with Karl Anthony-Towns, will form one of the best interior couples in the Western Conference. In addition, it should be remembered that recently they also tied the future of the Dominican for the super maximum salary allowed.

Rudy Gobert still has four years left on his contract, the last one with a player option. In total, he is guaranteed a total of 170 million dollars between now and 2026.

In his last regular season he has obtained averages of 15.6 points, 14.7 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 2.1 blocks in 32.1 minutes per game.

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