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Jazz star Rudy Gobert roasts Joe Ingles, Jordan Clarkson over Disney bubble pingpong rules

Jazz, Rudy Gobert, Joe Ingles, Jordan Clarkson

Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert took to Twitter to roast some of his teammates over the new rules of the Walt Disney World bubble.

Amid a 113-page document citing rules and regulations included as a part of a return-to-play initiative was how to properly play pingpong.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski shared this tidbit in a Tuesday night tweet, noting players must maintain six feet of distance from each other, thus not allowing doubles:

Joe Ingles was saddened that Jazz teammate Jordan Clarkson would not be his pingpong partner in Orlando:

It didn’t take long for Gobert to troll the Aussie wing:

Clarkson wasn’t having it:

Fellow Jazz teammate Royce O’Neale reminded Gobert that he has beat him in the past:

Some table tennis might not seem like the biggest problem for NBA players who are traveling to Orlando to finish out their 2019-20 season, but every aspect is major.

Players can be sequestered in Walt Disney World for up to three months without a way to get back home until they’re eliminated or a champion has been crowned.

The NBA is giving them access to food, cards, video games, and more to keep themselves entertained β€” so even something like pingpong doubles can make their time more entertaining despite lacking some of their freedom.

The league will regulate social distancing and safety rules to avoid potential coronavirus cases while resuming the season, so it looks like pingpong doubles will have to wait until a later date for Ingles and the bunch.


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