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Have you ever been so mad that you hit a water bottle off of an NBA scorer’s table? Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert has. Just three minutes into Thursday night’s game against the Houston Rockets, Gobert took a massive swing at water bottle sitting on the scorer’s table and earned himself an ejection.
The Celtics spanked the Knicks, the Blazers routed the Suns, and the Jazz destroyed the Rockets despite an early Rudy Gobert ejection and an off night by Donovan Mitchell. Celtics 128, Knicks 100 – The Celtics welcomed back Jaylen Brown, who came off the bench after missing three games with a back injury, and he hit 7-of-10 shots for 21 points, three rebounds and two assists in 25 minutes.
Two days after being fined for publicly criticizing officiating, Utah's Rudy Gobert was ejected just three minutes into Thursday's game when he smacked a bottle off the scorer's table after being called for his second foul.
It was a rough night for Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Thursday. Well, more accurately, it was a rough three minutes. Gobert picked up his first foul only one second into the Jazz’s game against the Houston Rockets at Vivint Smart Home Arena on the opening tip off.
Jazz center Rudy Gobert was fined $15,000 for criticizing the officiating in their loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday. Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for comments he made about the officiating following their 102-100 loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday. With the game tied and only 3.2 seconds left on the clock, Gobert was called for a foul that sent Dwyane Wade to the free throw line.