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Utah Jazz Have Traded Rudy Gobert To The Minnesota Timberwolves For Malik Beasley, Patrick Beverley, Walker Kessler, Jarred Vanderbilt, Leandro Bolmaro And Multiple First-Round Picks

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Rudy Gobert is the best rim protector in the league, and he has anchored the Utah Jazz defense for the past few years. He is also an efficient player on the offensive end, excelling as a play finisher. This season, Rudy Gobert has averaged 15.6 PPG, 14.7 RPG, and 2.1 BPG while shooting 71.3% from the field.

Despite his defensive abilities, it seems as though the Utah Jazz have moved on. Adrian Wojnarowski has recently revealed that the Jazz have traded Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for a huge trade package featuring players like Malik Beasley and Patrick Beverley, as well as immense amounts of draft compensation.

Utah is trading Rudy Gobert to Minnesota, sources tell ESPN.

The Timberwolves are sending Malik Beasley, Patrick Beverley, Walker Kessler, Jarred Vanderbilt, and multiple first-round picks for Gobert, sources tell ESPN.

Leandro Bolmaro is also in the deal to the Jazz, source said.

This move will definitely help the Minnesota Timberwolves improve their defense. Karl-Anthony Towns would likely slide down to the PF position in this scenario, and we will see how this "twin towers" setup will work for the team.

There is no question that Rudy Gobert will be a difference-maker for the Timberwolves. They made the playoffs last season, but it's clear that they still want to get better. Hopefully, that pays off for them.