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Fantasy Update

May 20, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball
The winner will be announced on June 26 at the NBA Awards Show
May 19, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball
The winner will be announced during the NBA Awards Show on June 22
Purple and Blue 18 hours ago

Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder snubbed from Coach of the Year finalists

Given the incredible season that Quin Snyder orchestrated for the Utah Jazz amidst a constant onslaught of injuries, he was absolutely snubbed by not being named a Coach of the Year finalist. Last week I was quick to commend Rudy Gobert for having been selected as a finalist for both the Defensive Player of the […] Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder snubbed from Coach of the Year finalists - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SLC Dunk May 20, 2017
Rudy Gobert named as finalist for Defensive Player of the Year and Most Improved

Rudy Gobert named as finalist for Defensive Player of the Year and Most Improved

Rudy Gobert is a finalist for two different regular season awards. Rudy Gobert has been named a finalist for the Defensive Player of the Year award and the Most Improved Player award. For the first time the NBA is naming finalists for their regular season awards that they will be presenting at an end of the year ceremony hosted by Drake. Rudy Gobert had been in the discussion for Most Improved Player and Defensive Player last year, but ultimately name recognition, the Greek Freak, and Kawhi Leonard limited his chances. This year he faces the same competition for those same awards....
Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert adds another chip to his shoulder

Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert adds another chip to his shoulder

Snubbed from the All-NBA first team, Rudy Gobert has added another chip to his shoulder for the Utah Jazz 2017-18 season.Rudy Goberts inclusionon the All-NBA second team is not only an individual win for Gobert, but its a win for the Utah Jazz.Famously overlooked when it comes to t...
Deseret Morning News May 19, 2017
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert named finalist for Defensive Player of the Year, Most Improved Player

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert named finalist for Defensive Player of the Year, Most Improved Player

Frenchman named one of three finalists for each award a day after earning second team All-NBA honors
Purple and Blue May 19, 2017

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert named a finalist for two NBA Awards

It was announced tonight that Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert is a finalist for the Defensive Player of the Year and Most Improved Player NBA Awards. Prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the NBA on TNT squad announced the finalists for the all-new NBA […] Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert named a finalist for two NBA Awards - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Draymond, Kawhi, Rudy Gobert named finalists for Defensive Player of the Year

The winner will be announced on June 26 at the NBA Awards Show

NBA Most Improved Player: Giannis, Rudy Gobert, Nikola Jokic named finalists

The winner will be announced during the NBA Awards Show on June 22
Brew Hoop May 19, 2017
NBA Awards 2017: Giannis Chosen as Finalist for Most Improved Player Award

NBA Awards 2017: Giannis Chosen as Finalist for Most Improved Player Award

Giannis would be the first Buck ever to win the award Can we just skip to June 26th already and give Giannis the award? Tonight on TNT, the NBA revealed the finalists for its big NBA Awards bash late next month, and Milwaukee’s own Giannis Antetokounmpo was revealed as one of the candidates for the Most Improved Player award. The other candidates include Rudy Gobert and Nikola Jokic. This comes on the heels of Giannis being named 2nd Team All-NBA earlier in the week. Oh ya, he also happened to be by far the youngest of that illustrious crop of players. Check out those ages on the all...
Purple and Blue May 18, 2017

Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert named to All-NBA Second Team

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has been recognized as one of the 10 best players in the league this past season. After Rudy Gobert missed out on participating in his first All-Star Game in February, he was less than impressed. “I’m still frustrated,” he said at the time. “But it’s not what I play for.” He went on […] Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert named to All-NBA Second Team - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Deseret Morning News May 18, 2017
Rudy Gobert makes All-NBA second team, Gordon Hayward not selected

Rudy Gobert makes All-NBA second team, Gordon Hayward not selected

Jazz center honored for first time in career, while All-Star small forward's exclusion has bearing on his contract situation...
SLC Dunk May 18, 2017
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert makes All-NBA 2nd Team

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert makes All-NBA 2nd Team

Gordon Hayward misses out, while Gobert’s star continues to shine The NBA has announced the All-NBA teams! And Utah Jazz fans have reasons to rejoice and look at the silver lining. 1st Team: Russell Westbrook (OKC) James Harden (HOU) Kawhi Leonard (SAS) LeBron James (CLE) Anthony Davis (NOP) 2nd Team: Isaiah Thomas (BOS) Stephen Curry (GSW) Kevin Durant (GSW) Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL) Rudy Gobert (UTA) 3rd Team: John Wall (WAS) DeMar DeRozan (TOR) Jimmy Butler (CHI) Draymond Green (GSW) DeAndre Jordan (LAC) Others receiving votes: Karl-Anthony Towns, Chris Paul,...
Purple and Blue May 18, 2017

Utah Jazz 2016-17 Player Review – Derrick Favors

Derrick Favors did not have the season that he or Utah Jazz fans had hoped. His injuries limited him and he never ended up finding his game. The starting lineup for the Utah Jazz entering the 2016-17 season seemed to be set in stone. The front-court consisted of Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors. This group seemed […] Utah Jazz 2016-17 Player Review – Derrick Favors - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple and Blue May 13, 2017

Utah Jazz: Joe Ingles’ big year may have moved him out of team’s price range

After making just over $2 million last season, Utah Jazz wing Joe Ingles could be in line for a huge pay raise this offseason. Without Gordon Hayward’s All-Star ascent and Rudy Gobert’s emergence as a Defensive Player of the Year candidate, the Utah Jazz wouldn’t be where they are today. It’s a no-brainer statement, right? […] Utah Jazz: Joe Ingles’ big year may have moved him out of team’s price range - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple and Blue May 13, 2017

Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert won’t suit up for France at EuroBasket

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert looks to be taking a break from international competition this summer as France aims to capture the EuroBasket title. With the retirement of Tony Parker from international competition last summer, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has become the crown jewel of France’s national basketball program. However, when Les Bleus take the […] Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert won’t suit up for France at EuroBasket - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Deseret Morning News May 11, 2017
Utah Jazz: Gobert's huge strides this season a big reason for team's improvement

Utah Jazz: Gobert's huge strides this season a big reason for team's improvement

When it comes to their big men, Rudy Gobert came up mighty big for the Utah Jazz this past season. The 7-foot-1 center from...

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