For the third time in his career, Rudy Gobert became the NBA guard of the year.
The French center of the Utah Jazz won the vote with a big score. 84 of the 100 professional players won first place with a total of 464 points. The Philadelphia 76ers coach Benmon won the first place with 287 points and 15 points. In third place is the 2017 champion Draymond Green from the Golden State Warriors.
The 28-year-old Gobert is the fourth player in NBA history to win the award at least three times. The record holders Dikembe Mutombo and Ben Wallace each have four times, and Dwight Howard has also become the third most. Good defender.
Under Gobert’s leadership, the regular season champion Utah Jazz ranked third in defensive data.