Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert is a tall man. His new team says he’s 7-foot-1, although he’s been listed elsewhere as being 7-foot-2 in shoes.
Even more impressive than his height is his wingspan.
Gobert’s arms are so long, he reached across the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and gave a friend a high-five in France from Orlando.
His wingspan is a freakish 7-foot-9, which NBA opponents will come to despise beginning this fall.
That said, here’s what that massively wide wingspan looks like in a hallway at the Amway Center (where he was asked by a non-Deseret News reporter to get a photo taken after Friday’s game). Gobert is the man in back: