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Rudy Gobert has appendix removed in California

Published June 10, 2014 1:01 pm

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Au revoir, Rudy Gobert's appendix.The Jazz center underwent surgery after doctors diagnosed him with appendicitis yesterday in Santa Barbara, Calif., where Gobert and some of his Jazz teammates have been working out at P3.Gobert is headed back to Salt Lake City tonight from some rest and recovery.There's no timeline at the moment for when the 7-foot-1 center will be able to return to his offseason workouts.Last season, the 21-year-old rookie appeared in 45 games for the Jazz, averaging 2.3 points and 3.4 rebounds.— Aaron Falk