During his eight seasons in the NBA, Gobert has established himself as one of the league’s best hit blockers. He has averaged 2.7 career rebounds per game this season.
Gobert received 84 votes in first place, along with 14 for second place and two for third place for a total of 464 points (Twitter link). U Sixers’ Ben Simmons he was second with 15/67/11 and 287 points, followed by the Warriors Draymond Green with 0/13/37 and 76 points. The other first-place vote went to Bam Adebayo of the Heat, which came in fourth place.
“It takes team effort, mental toughness, hard work and dedication,” he said. Gobert told Eric Walden of The Salt Lake Tribune (Twitter link). “Every day you have to come up with a mindset to make your team better to this end.”