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Nickeil Alexander-Walker says Jazz will miss Rudy Gobert

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The Utah Jazz forward Nickeil Alexander-Walker says he’ll miss playing alongside newly-traded All-Star Rudy Gobert … telling TMZ Sports he’ll always appreciate the veteran big man for being a great teammate:

“I did message him when [the trade] happened,” Alexander-Walker said. “He was a good guy. When I first got there, he welcomed me.”

“What he does on the court is special,” Nickeil added. “His ability to affect damn near every shot, [a] dynamic roller. So, you’re always going to miss playing with someone like that.”