“I dropped 42 on Rudy Gobert and I’m not supposed to be a scorer”: Ben Simmons tears apart the Jazz star’s argument for Defensive Player of the Year honors this year

Ben Simmons has taken the Jazz-Sixers rivalry to a new level. His back-and-forth with Rudy Gobert is adding new dimensions to their strife. The Utah Jazz have the best record in the league at 41-14 today. But the Sixers, on…

“Follow Rudy Gobert, y’all can’t be like LeBron James, Kobe or KG”: Lakers legend Shaquille O’Neal preaches all NBA big men to take inspiration and follow Utah’s All-Star

Despite Shaq’s criticism towards Rudy Gobert for his $205 million contract, he urges all NBA big men to take inspiration from the Jazz center and follow him. After playing for seven seasons with the Utah Jazz, the organization decided to…

Dorian Finney-Smith takes shots at Rudy Gobert’s defense following Luka Doncic and Mavericks win over Jazz: “I knew I was going to get shots because he was guarding me”

Dorian Finney-Smith says that he knew he could take the shots he wanted to because Rudy Gobert was the one guarding him.  After a disappointing start to their 2020-21 NBA campaign, the Dallas Mavericks seem to have picked up the…

Ben Simmons points out the weaknesses in Rudy Gobert’s defense: “I don’t think he’s guarding one through five”

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons weighs in on the debate for DPOY, provides some serious criticism on Rudy Gobert’s defense.  The Philadelphia 76ers have been terrific so far this season, and a massive reason for that is Ben Simmons. The…

‘We haven’t accomplished sh*t’: Jazz star Rudy Gobert vents his frustrations after their 131-123 loss to Russell Westbrook’s Wizards

Rudy Gobert urged his Jazz teammates not to get complacent as they lost their 4th game out of 6 to the Wizards last night. The Utah Jazz organisation had an unfortunate exit last season during the playoffs. Despite being 3-1…

“Candace Parker made Shaquille O’Neal look dumb”: NBA Fans are annoyed by Lakers legend’s ‘casual’ approach to his job as Inside the NBA analyst

Shaquille O’Neal’s ignorant ‘analysis’ has continued to infuriate fans of the NBA. Candace Parker took his case last night. Shaquille O’Neal is undoubtedly one of the greatest players to ever grace the court. His agility and dexterity at 7 feet…

“LeBron James and Jamal Murray don’t deserve to be on this list”: NBA.com’s Defensive Player of the Year ladder has Ben Simmons above Rudy Gobert, includes Lakers and Nuggets stars

NBA.com has released their new leaderboard for Defensive Player of the Year, including LeBron James, Ben Simmons and Jamal Murray. Rudy Gobert and the Utah Jazz are flying high at the top of the league at the moment. But Rudy…

“Dennis Lindsey made racist remarks towards me during my exit interview”: Elijah Millsap says Utah Jazz General Manager used a racial slur against him 6 years ago

Rudy Gobert reacts to former Utah Jazz teammate Elijah Millsap revealing that Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey sent racist remarks his way. The NBA has dealt with a fair share of racism within its ranks over the 70+ years since…

“I never hate on players, it’s only constructive criticism”: Shaquille O’Neal defends his harsh takes on players such as Donovan Mitchell, JaVale McGee and Dwight Howard

Shaquille O’Neal criticized Donovan Mitchell after dropping 36 points and the Utah Jazz go on to win 19 of their previous 20 games.  Shaquille O’Neal has built a persona for himself these past couple of years as that retired NBA legend…

“LeBron James is the most criticized player of our generation”: Rudy Gobert explains why he refuses to take criticism from the likes of Shaquille O’Neal seriously

Rudy Gobert explained the reason why he refused to take criticism from Shaquille O’Neal seriously, citing the example of LeBron James. Ever since signing a near-supermax contract with the Jazz, the 2-time DPOY has been under an intense scanner. He’s…