The Heat’s Dion Waiters made a somewhat clumsy try at a free ball throughout Friday evening’s recreation towards the Jazz. But what I name “clumsy,” Rudy Gobert known as “dirty.”
Judge for your self:
NOOOOOOOOO!!!! Rudy Gobert taken off the courtroom as Dion Waiters runs into Rudy Gobert’s knee. pic.twitter.com/kxFRyQkxmj
— Dave Noriega (@davenoriega) November 11, 2017
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Gobert left the sport however was in a position to return within the fourth quarter, and afterward he stated it regarded worse than it truly was (the official prognosis is a knee contusion). Still, he wasn’t pleased with the way it all went down.
“It feels better than it looked on the video,” stated Gobert, who completed with 12 factors and 12 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season. “I feel it was a unclean play, however it doesn’t matter what an important factor is to maintain getting higher and to win tomorrow.
“He simply dove proper into my knee,” Gobert continued. “Kind of like the same thing that happened before on my [medial collateral ligament] so my knee just went inside and kind of popped inside and back out.”
The 7-foot-1 Frenchman missed a couple of month of the 2015-16 season with a sprained anterior cruciate ligament.
Gobert additionally received within the final phrase on Twitter, offering his personal commentary of the above spotlight:
Dove for the ball proper… https://t.co/0xnXZVy2eG
— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) November 11, 2017
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