the crazy 24 hours of Rudy Gobert • Basket USA

the crazy 24 hours of Rudy Gobert • Basket USA
the crazy 24 hours of Rudy Gobert • Basket USA

This is what is called holding out the stick to get beaten. Rudy Gobertinvited on the TNT set to react to his fourth trophy for best defender of the year, Charles Barkley dared to ask him if the first name “Charles” was in the Frenchman’s “short list” for his son.

hesitation, the Wolves pivot, whose son is named Romeo, ended up responding: “ I tried to choose people I like! Charles is also a French first name by the way. Unfortunately, you were not selected. But I still love you, Charles! »

A nice repartee addressed to the one who had described the arrival of Rudy Gobert in Minnesota as the “ worst exchange in history » a year ago… The discourse concerning him has evolved a lot since then, because his team keeps winning. After their second straight victory in Denver, the Wolves are now seriously approaching the conference final.

Marked by the performance of his team

A Game 2 for which the Frenchman had to stay away precisely because of the birth of his son. “ It was incredible! It’s obvious that as a competitor, you always want to be there for this kind of . I told the guys the only thing that could make me miss a game was the birth of my son and it happened », blurts the inside.

This was marked by the performance of Anthony Edwards and others. “ They did the job. They did it incredibly defensively and offensively. The love they showed me, despite the distance, is something I will never forget », adds the four-time best defensive player in the league, who arrived in Minnesota to “ change the culture “.

A bet that is paying off today. “ I never had any doubts, I always said that great things take time. You know, winning doesn’t happen overnight. You can bring the best players together, any type of player, you have to face adversity, go through ups and downs. This was the case last year. »The Wolves are reaping the benefits today.

Rudy Gobert Percentage Rebounds
Season Team MJ Min Shots 3pts L.F. Off Def Early Pd Party Int Bp Ct Pts
2013-14 UTH 45 10 48.6 0.0 49.2 1.1 2.3 3.4 0.2 1.3 0.2 0.7 0.9 2.3
2014-15 UTH 82 26 60.4 0.0 62.3 3.2 6.2 9.5 1.3 2.1 0.8 1.4 2.3 8.4
2015-16 UTH 61 32 55.9 0.0 56.9 3.4 7.5 11.0 1.5 2.7 0.7 1.9 2.2 9.1
2016-17 UTH 81 34 66.1 0.0 65.3 3.9 8.9 12.8 1.2 3.0 0.6 1.8 2.6 14.0
2017-18 UTH 56 32 62.2 0.0 68.2 3.0 7.8 10.7 1.4 2.7 0.8 1.9 2.3 13.5
2018-19 UTH 81 32 66.9 0.0 63.6 3.8 9.0 12.9 2.0 2.9 0.8 1.6 2.3 15.9
2019-20 UTH 68 34 69.3 0.0 63.0 3.4 10.1 13.5 1.5 3.2 0.8 1.9 2.0 15.1
2020-21 UTH 71 31 67.5 0.0 62.3 3.4 10.1 13.5 1.3 2.3 0.6 1.7 2.7 14.3
2021-22 UTH 66 32 71.3 0.0 69.0 3.7 11.0 14.7 1.1 2.7 0.7 1.8 2.1 15.6
2022-23 MIN 70 31 65.9 0.0 64.4 3.3 8.3 11.6 1.2 3.0 0.8 1.7 1.4 13.4
2023-24 MIN 76 34 66.1 0.0 63.8 3.8 9.2 12.9 1.3 3.1 0.7 1.6 2.1 14.0
Total 757 30 65.5 0.0 63.9 3.4 8.4 11.8 1.3 2.7 0.7 1.7 2.1 12.7

How to read the stats? MJ = matches played; Min = Minutes; Shots = Successful shots / Attempted shots; 3pts = 3-points / 3-points attempted; LF = free throws made / free throws attempted; Off = offensive rebound; Def=defensive rebound; Tot = Total rebounds; Pd = assists; Fte: Personal fouls; Int = Intercepts; Bp = Lost balls; Ct: Against; Pts = Points.

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