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Rudy Gobert And Donovan Mitchell Ready To Fix Relationship And Focus On NBA Return

According to recent NBA reports, Utah Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell are looking to mend their broken relationship and move on to focus on the game

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Utah Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell had reportedly damaged their relationship after Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 after he had not been following the necessary precautions. There were reports about Mitchell being reluctant to mend their friendship, while Utah Jazz grew weary of their 2018-19 Defensive Player of the Year. However, Rudy Gobert denied those rumours. Now, latest reports state that both Gobert and Donovan Mitchell are looking to bury the hatchet and move forward. 

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Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell want to mend their damaged relationship?

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Gobert was the first NBA player to test positive for the virus, which caused the league to suspended the ongoing 2019-20 season. Mitchell tested positive a day later. According to reports, Gobert had been careless in the locker room and had touched his teammates and their belongings. He was also seen touching reporters' mics while joking about the virus.

His carelessness had reportedly frustrated his teammates. In a report by The Athletic, it was stated that their relationship 'does not appear salvageable' as Mitchell is reluctant to fix what 'might have been broken'. On April 12, Gobert addressed the issue and stated that things between him and Mitchell were fine no matter what people said. Gobert apologised for his behaviour via social media. Both Mitchell and Gobert have since been cleared of coronavirus.

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