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Rudy Gobert touches every reporter’s recorder, out for Jazz-Thunder game (illness)

Jazz center Rudy Gobert

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - MARCH 06: Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz warms up before the game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 06, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)

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Update: Andy Larsen of The Salt Lake Tribune:

Amid coronavirus concerns, the NBA has implemented procedures that isolate players from the media. The goal is reportedly keeping players 6-8 feet from the media. So, group interviews have generally been done with the player at a table or podium rather than in a scrum.

Jazz center Rudy Gobert has no respect for these precautions.

Eric Walden of The Salt Lake Tribune:

And here’s video

The Jazz issued this update ahead of their game against the Thunder tonight:

Remember when Enes Kanter showed off eating seven burgers plus fries then missed the Knicks’ next practice due to illness?

This is the coronavirus version of that.

Don’t assume causation. But, man.