Rudy Gobert on Draymond Green: There’s no beef on my side

Rudy Gobert on Draymond Green: There’s no beef on my side. I mean, as long as you keep your respect. You know, you stay in line, and respect my family and stuff like that. You know, he just competitiveness and he just, you know, I’ve, once again every time I talked about Draymond, anybody else, I show respect/ So these guys want to disrespect me, it’s their choice, you know, and I take that as respect because I know that’s, you know, its competitiveness and knowing I’m a quiet person, but some guys are different personalities. And, you know, they’re gonna, they’re gonna express their mind. And it’s fine.
Source: Bleacher Report

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Eric Walden @tribjazz
Holographic Rudy Gobert has a 12/10 double-double. – 9:19 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics lead 93-68 after three
Tatum – 26/4/4
Brown – 16/2/5
Rob – 12/10/2/2/4
Smart – 13 assists
Celtics – 61% FGs
Celtics – 15-25 threes
Mitchell – 30 points
Conley – 9 points
Gobert – 8 points
Clarkson – 8 points
Jazz – 37.7% FGs
Jazz – 7-29 threes – 9:17 PM

John Karalis @John_Karalis
Here’s a stat for ya… in a game featuring Rudy Gobert, the Boston Celtics have blocked 8 shots, the Utah Jazz have blocked none – 9:15 PM

Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
This is without Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, and Otto Porter Jr. – 9:07 PM

CJ Holmes @CjHolmes22
Interesting development here in Miami: No Steph, Klay, Draymond or Otto tonight for the Warriors, yet they’re tied with the top-seeded Heat at halftime.
Golden State held Miami to 40 percent shooting and won the glass that half.
Kuminga: 14 pts
Poole: 12 pts
Lee: 12 pts – 8:47 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat again struggling against the shorthanded, tied 50-50 vs. the no-Steph, no-Klay, no-Draymond, no-Otto Warriors at half, a game after losing to the no-Embiid, no-Harden 76ers. Butler with 15 for Heat. – 8:41 PM

Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
The Warriors, without Steph, Klay, Draymond or Porter, are shooting 2-of-17 from 3 and beating the Heat with everyone but Herro and Vincent on the road. – 8:32 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat go up 11 early, go into second period tied 23-23 with Warriors. Golden State without Curry, Klay, Draymond, Porter. Butler with 10 points. – 8:06 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Celtics starters tonight:
Robert Williams
Al Horford
Jayson Tatum
Jaylen Brown
Marcus Smart
Jazz starters:
Rudy Gobert
Eric Paschall
Royce O’Neale
Donovan Mitchell
Mike Conley – 7:08 PM

Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
Jazz at Celtics – TD Garden – March 23, 2022 – Starting Lineups
Boston – Smart, Brown, Tatum, Horford, R. Williams
Utah – Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell, Eric Paschall, Royce O’Neale, Rudy Gobert
OUT: Boston: Utah: Bojan Bogdanovic, Danuel House Jr. PM

Kerith Burke @KerithBurke
Regarding Klay, Draymond, and Otto not playing on the 2nd night of a b2b, Kerr says it’s a decision of “care and rest” determined by training staff. As far as games that might become losses with guys out, Kerr said “there is no balance. It’s a decision based on health.” – 6:09 PM

Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
The Warriors will be without Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Otto Porter Jr tonight in Miami. Resting them on the second night of a back-to-back.
Andre Iguodala is still out, as well. – 2:21 PM

CJ Holmes @CjHolmes22
Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Otto Porter Jr. will rest tonight in Miami. – 1:41 PM

Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
Warriors 10:30am (PDT) injury report: Draymond Green, Otto Porter Jr. and Klay Thompson ‘out’ tonight at Miami. Kevon Looney soldiers on . . . – 1:39 PM

Shandel Richardson @ShandelRich
Draymond Green, Steph Curry and Klay Thompson all sitting tonight vs. Heat #miamiheat…1:36 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
No Klay Thompson or Draymond Green tonight vs Miami
Steph Curry obviously out as well
No way Miami comes out flat like that again – 1:36 PM

Kerith Burke @KerithBurke
On the second night of a back-to-back, Klay, Draymond, and Otto are out. The full list: PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry, Otto Porter, Andre Iguodala, James Wiseman all out for Warriors tonight at Heat. Of course, Heat failed in similar rodeo Monday against a 76ers team lacking Embiid and Harden. – 1:32 PM

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
The Warriors are resting Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Otto Porter Jr. tonight in Miami. Second night of a back-to-back. – 1:32 PM

Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh
👁️ In 2019, the NBA fined Draymond Green $35K for his tweets connecting Marat Kogut to Tim Donaghy.
On Sunday, Kogut ejected Draymond from a game. The league fined Draymond again.
But there’s more to this story. The latest @bballilluminati goes there: AM

Trey Kerby @treykerby
“No disrespect to the Orlando Magic, but they’re one of the worst teams in the league.”
LOL this is a great “No disrespect” from Draymond. – 8:26 AM

Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Draymond Green on Warriors: “I think we’re playing soft, we’re playing stupid”…7:31 AM

Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Draymond Green said the Warriors are getting punked. PM

Jason Dumas @JDumasReports
Draymond Green says the Warriors have been getting punked and that Steph can’t help fix that. PM

Matt Steinmetz @SteinmetzNBA
Draymond Green will likely say it was for a greater good, but he passed up layup tonight — a la Ben Simmons — for kick-out to Damion Lee. – 10:07 PM

Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Draymond Green: “To execute it requires a certain level of physicality. No disrespect to Orlando Magic, but that’s one of the worst teams in the league. We can’t match that with them. So if you can’t match that with them, you’re definitely not going to do it against a great team. – 10:06 PM

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Draymond Green after the loss in Orlando
“We’re playing soft. We’re playing stupid. We’re just not playing good basketball. And we’re getting punked.” PM

Kendra Andrews @kendra__andrews
Draymond Green says the Warriors are getting “punk’d.”
“I think we’re playing soft. We’re playing stupid. We’re just not playing good basketball.” – 10:01 PM

Mark Haynes @markhaynesnba
Draymond Green isn’t happy with how the Warriors have played without Stephen Curry.
“I think we’re playing soft. We’re playing stupid. We’re just not playing good basketball and we’re getting punked.” – 10:00 PM

Kerith Burke @KerithBurke
Draymond says the team is “playing stupid.” Said they’re losong games by losing the fourth quarters especially. Feels like they’re not matching other teams’ physicality. Said “we’re getting punked.” – 9:59 PM

Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
Draymond: ‘We’re getting punked.’ – 9:59 PM

CJ Holmes @CjHolmes22
Draymond Green: “I think we’re playing soft. We’re playing stupid. We’re just not playing good basketball and we’re getting punked.” – 9:58 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Warriors fall late to the Magic
Klay Thompson played this front end of the back to back, and Draymond Green played close to 30 minutes
Heat-Warriors tomorrow
Yet, I feel like I tweeted a similar thing about 48 hours ago – 9:32 PM

Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Zach Lowe firmly stating that it should be KAT over Gobert for All NBA means it’s going to happen.
There are a lot of people with media votes who haven’t watched enough to have strong opinions on the deeper cut awards, so they just vote whatever Lowe says. This is a thing, 100%. – 3:40 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
For the first time in memory, buzz about the future of Jazz coach Quin Snyder has been generating more curiosity and chatter leaguewide than the usual Utah focal points: Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert.
My latest This Week In Basketball column explores:…11:37 AM

David Locke @DLocke09
LOCKED ON JAZZ – How do the Utah Jazz get Rudy Gobert shots? Kevin Durant’s inspiring and intimidating night –…10:35 AM

Dave Early @DavidEarly
“We heard they were starting to switch so really it was just get [Kevin Durant] the ball and get out the way. We know [Rudy Gobert] and Hassan [Whiteside] can’t stay with him at all.”
-Bruce Brown on the Nets preferred mismatches to attack. – 10:09 PM

Dave Early @DavidEarly
Bruce Brown says they knew Gobert and Whiteside couldn’t check Kevin Durant so they found those matchups when they could. – 10:04 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz
FINAL: Nets 114, Jazz 106. A late 19-4 run gave Utah a smidge of hope, but too little too late. Durant 37p on 15-23 for Brooklyn. Don 30p, but on 9-23 FGs. JC 19p, Conley 18p, 7a, Gobert 11p, but only 4r. Utah now 45-27. Road trip continues in Boston on Wednesday. – 9:51 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Another tough basket at the rim for Nic Claxton gives him 10 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in 19 minutes. He’s completely taken advantage of Juancho Hernangomez and has a poster dunk on Rudy Gobert. – 8:57 PM

Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
And Nic claxton boomed on rudy Gobert. And the Jazz currently can’t get a good look offensively – 8:53 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Nic Claxton just blocked Rudy Gobert and then dunked on him on the other end. Quite the double dip. – 8:53 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Nic Claxton just banged it on Rudy Gobert. It was in transition, but a driveby is still a body. – 8:52 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Is there a more impactful starting & backup center tandem in the NBA than Rudy Gobert & Hassan Whiteside? – 7:52 PM

Mark Murphy @Murf56
Udoka added that he doesn’t expect Williams to miss more than one game – an important note considering that the Celtics host Rudy Gobert and the Jazz Wednesday. – 7:15 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Randle said he didn’t know what happened w Gobert after the buzzer: “I was having a conversation w the official first & then when I walked away, they kinda grabbed me I guess bc they thought there was some confrontation between me and him from the play before or whatever it was.” – 10:36 PM

Rudy Gobert @rudygobert27
Good win tonight . 🙏🏽🔒🔮 #ontothenextone PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
That’s two consecutive games for Randle shooting 6-for-22. It didn’t end great – squabbling with Gobert — and there were a few lower lowlights defensively. Not a great night. – 10:05 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Julius Randle got into it with Rudy Gobert after the game. Some light shoves. A lot of talking from Randle. Another strange moment amidst a strange season from Randle. – 9:55 PM

Ben Anderson @BensHoops
I’d be frustrated too if I was Julius Randle.
Gobert killed him tonight, 6-22 shooting for 13 points.
DPOY stuff again from the Jazz star. – 9:55 PM

Eric Walden @tribjazz
End 3Q: Jazz 85, Knicks 73. Little breathing room for Utah now. Gobert has only 2 FGAs, but is 6-8 on FTs for 10p. Mitchell has 23/5a/4r, JC with 22/4/4. New York shot just 6-25 in 3Q. – 9:19 PM

More on this storyline

Taylor Rooks: This whole situation, I think, is very fascinating to me this whole Rudy Gobert-Draymond Green thing. So I want for you, why do you feel like that relationship is where it is right now? Or, I guess, lack of relationship? Rudy Gobert: Yeah, I mean, when you say where the relationship is, it’s because of what he’s saying about me, because I’m not talking about him. You’re right. So when I see him in person, he is always really nice and respectful. Rudy Gobert: It’s either right or wrong? Once again, there’s data, there’s numbers, there’s, you know, a lot of people that know this game, that watch the game, and that are kind of neutral, you know, that don’t have anything to gain, and they can make their own opinion. So for me, it’s like, I’m never going to talk down on anyone. You know, I respect all these guys know that. Once again, like I respect every guy in the league, I think everyone for sort of being in this league is already something. So the great ambition, and it’s hard to also be in this league and sustain this league and be consistent, you know, and they will tell you the same. So I show respect, you know, and if you disrespect me in persons different story, but we can say whatever you want. -via Bleacher Report / March 23, 2022

Speaking with reporters on Friday, the Utah Jazz center was asked about all of the shots that Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has taken at him recently. “It’s just noise to me,” replied Gobert, per Dana Greene of KTVX in Utah. “If anything, when people keep talking about you, targeting you in some way, it means you’re doing something right. I’m just gonna keep trying to be the best Rudy I can be on and off the court and for my team. -via Larry Brown Sports / February 26, 2022

Dana Greene: Rudy Gobert @rudygobert27 responds to Draymond Green’s @Money23Green multiple negative comments about him saying, “It’s just noise to me.” -via Twitter / February 26, 2022