Rudy Gobert sends tribute to late Mark Eaton
Rudy Gobert sent a nice tribute on Saturday to the late Mark Eaton.
Eaton went for a bike ride in Utah on Friday night and did not return home. Officers said he appeared to have crashed his bike.
The 64-year-old former Jazz center was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Gobert, who is a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year like Eaton, shared the following tribute to his mentor and friend.
To my great mentor and friend @markeaton7ft4 , one of kind and an amazing human being, i’m grateful for your presence in my life over the years. Gonna miss our conversations. But i know you’ll be watching. pic.twitter.com/XDvEJTPCwp
— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) May 29, 2021
Eaton was a five-time All-Defensive honoree and four-time NBA block champion.