Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert reacts to a call during a game against the Houston Rockets at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. Lately Gobert has been reacting to comments made by Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal and pundit Skip Bayless.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

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What has the Utah Jazz’s three-time DPOY center been up to in the early days of this offseason? Well, he dyed his hair green — a move that I fully endorse (green is my favorite color) — he spent a few days trading virtual jabs with Shaquille O’Neal and then topped it all off by calling out Skip Bayless.

The back-and-forth between Shaq and Gobert was harmless. On a podcast Spice Adams told Shaq that if the two centers were to have played against one another, Gobert would hold Shaq to 12 points. Shaq responded by saying that it would be more like 12 points in three minutes.

Gobert responded via social media by saying that he would “lock” Shaq up — though the actual reply was more flowery and included a padlock emoji.

Knowing Gobert, I would say that he thought the exchange was funny and lighthearted and nothing more than both centers being prideful.


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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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