Rudy Gobert played more minutes than Kawhi Leonard so that is not the reason
Defensive Player of the Year results: 1. Kawhi (333 points) 2. Green (317) 3. Jordan (261) 4. Davis (107) 5. Gobert (33)
I voted Jazz center Rudy Gobert as the defensive player of the year. Call me a homer, but he anchored the NBA's top D in the second half.
Kawhi Leonard is the 2014-15 NBA defensive player of the year. Rest of top five: Draymond Green, DeAndre Jordan, Anthony Davis, Rudy Gobert.
NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award voting: 1. Kawhi Leonard 2. Draymond Green 3. DeAndre Jordan 4. Anthony Davis 5. Rudy Gobert
Kawhi Leonard named Defensive Player of the Year 2 Draymond Green 3 DeAndre Jordan 4 Anthony Davis 5 Rudy Gobert 6 Andrew Bogut 7 Tony Allen
Went with Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green and Rudy Gobert 1-2-3 for DPOY voting. Couldn't go wrong with Kawhi or Draymond winning.
NBA Defensive Player of the Year voting: 1. Kawhi Leonard 2. Draymond Green 3. DeAndre Jordan 4. Anthony Davis 5. Rudy Gobert
DPOY Top 5: Kawhi Leonard (333 points) Draymond Green (317) DeAndre Jordan (261) Anthony Davis (107) Rudy Gobert (33)
Rudy Gobert finishes 5th as defensive player of the year. Kawhi Leonard wins the award
Top 5 in DPOY voting: K. Leonard (333 points), D. Green (317), D. Jordan (261), A. Davis (107), R. Gobert (33)
Kawhi Leonard was voted Defensive Player of the Year. 2. Draymond Green 3. DeAndre Jordan 4. Anthony Davis 5. Rudy Gobert
Top 5 in DPOY voting: Kawhi, Draymond Green, DeAndre Jordan, Anthony Davis, Rudy Gobert.
Lakers learned today they'll have 27th pick. Some values from that slot since '01: Tinsley, Afflalo, DeMarre Carroll and Rudy Gobert.
I tried to get Rudy Gobert to set goals for himself next year (All-Star?), but he said he was only focused on playoffs.
Gobert: I'm only thinking about the playoffs next year
Gobert says he will play international ball this summer...Euro championships, and Olympic qualifying
Rudy Gobert says he won't play in summer league
Gobert says his mid-range jumper is there.....it's on point....it's now just about shooting them - and making them - during games
Break over. Rudy Gobert on the podium
Wake up! Rudy Gobert is about to enter the building.
Trevor Booker: In my eyes, Rudy Gobert should get most improved player. He has potential to be an all-star
Q on Gobert: "I think maybe the most unique thing about Rudy is his competitive desire to get better. We want to channel that."
Understand the Jazz mailed it in tonight. Maybe even understandable. But they did start Favors, Exum, Hood and Gobert. Those are core guys.
Most Improved Player: Jimmy Butler Klay Thompson Rudy Gobert
Want to know why Jazz have been so good (besides defense, coaching and stuff) with nothing at stake? Gobert is absolutely fuming right now.
This Rudy Gobert kid is really going to be good.
Terrence Jones just blocked the 7-1 Rudy Gobert, who blocked Dwight Howard earlier.
Dante Exum and Rudy Gobert joining us on Jazz Pre-Game talking about playing all 82 games
Rudy Gobert: My main goal was to get better and stay healthy. It is great I can do it. Me: I think you got better Rudy: Me too
Dante Exum and Rudy Gobert are expected to play their 82nd games tonight.