Jazz center Rudy Gobert flops – while not even in the game (video)
The Grizzlies’ Game 1 win over the Jazz featured genuine chippiness.
And not just Utah star Donovan Mitchell at his own organization.
Memphis guard Dillon Brooks headbutted Mike Conley:
Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson took on the Jazz near their bench, Utah rookie Trent Forrest getting a technical foul:
Georges Niang and Desmond Bane chirped at each other, and Niang got a technical foul:
Then, there was Rudy Gobert.
Already fouled out, Gobert roamed down the baseline with a towel around his neck after a whistle stopped play. Gobert got right into Anderson – who was in the game! Anderson lightly pushed Gobert away, and Gobert went down with an exaggerated flop:
Utah needs better fight in Game 2 Wednesday.