And Monday night the Jazz get Gobert back. He is officially listed as available against the Washington Wizards.
However, he is on a minutes restriction according to Kyle Goon of the Salt Lake Tribune.
Gobert is not 100 percent healthy: He was wearing a knee brace as Monday’s shootaround session wrapped up, and coach Quin Snyder said he’ll be on a minutes restriction (not specifying the length). But it’s encouraging news for a team that has been racked with injuries since the season began.
This is great news for a Jazz team that needs wins to maintain a spot in the playoffs in the West.
The Jazz offense struggled some when Gobert was on the court early in the season, although that was in large part a team trying to find its way after Gordon Hayward left. Of late the Jazz have found their three-point shot — they have made at least 12 in each of the five wins in this streak.