Jazz center Gobert to miss game two with Clippers

The Utah Jazz will be without Rudy Gobert for game two of their playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers.

Rudy Gobert will miss game two of the Utah Jazz's first-round series with the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Jazz's starting center hyperextended his left knee and suffered a bone bruise when he knocked knees with Clippers forward Luc Mbah A Moute while setting a screen in game one of their NBA Western Conference playoff series, leaving the court just 13 seconds into the contest.

An MRI revealed no structural damage. Gobert will be evaluated game-by-game moving forward.

Derrick Favors will likely move into the starting center spot with Gobert sidelined. There will also be more minutes available for the likes of Boris Diaw and Jeff Withey.

Utah leads the series 1-0 after a 97-95 victory in game one.

 

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