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Rudy Gobert Injury Update – June 10, 2014

by Bill Lea

SALT LAKE CITY (June 10, 2014) – The following is a medical update on Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert:

Monday night, Gobert was examined at a local hospital in Santa Barbara, Calif., and was determined to have appendicitis. An appendectomy was then performed. He will be returning to Salt Lake City this evening.

A return-to-activity timeline will be determined at a later date. 

Gobert (7-1, 245, France) just completed his rookie season with the Jazz, appearing in 45 games and averaged 2.3 points and 3.4 rebounds. The 21-year-old Jazzman was selected in the first round (27th overall pick) in the 2013 NBA Draft.