Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert says he is working to improve his relationship with teammate Donovan Mitchell and that the two are united in their quest for a championship.
“It’s true that we didn’t talk about it for a while after that, but we did talk about it a few days ago,” Gobert said in a meeting with Taylor Rooks of Bleacher Report Sunday. “We are both ready to go there and try to win a championship with this team. “
Yahoo! Chris Haynes of sport reports the conversation to which Gobert refers took place on Saturday and that “there is still work to be done, but the chat is a good sign that they are working to turn the page.”
The relationship between the two jazz stars was broken after the two tested positive for COVID-19 in March, with Gobert temerity in the days leading up to its positive test causing the fault. Gobert later apologized for his actions, but Mitchell said Hello america on March 16, “it took me a while to cool off.”
The two have since recovered from the virus.
The Athletic On Friday, “Jazz has already started working on the Mitchell-Gobert relationship, but sources say that Mitchell is still hesitant to fix what could have been broken.” However, Gobert’s comments on Sunday seem to indicate that there is a possibility of fixing the relationship.
“It’s about being a professional. Everyone has different relationships … it’s never perfect. People who are married, it’s never perfect, “said Gobert. “So, me and my teammate, no, it’s far from perfect, but in the end, we both want the same thing. It’s a winner. We are both adults and we will do what it takes to win. “