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Utah Jazz all-star Rudy Gobert traded in blockbuster

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Utah Jazz has exchanged three defensive players of the yearRudy Gobertfor the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz warms up before Game 6 of the Western Conference First Round Playoffs against the Dallas Mavericks at Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 28, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Utah Jazz Rudy Gobert # 27 warms up in front of Utah Game 6 of the first round playoffs of the Western Conference with the Dallas Mavericks at the Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 28, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  (Alex Goodlett / Getty Images)

TimberwolvesAccording to Malik Beasley, Patrick Beverley, Jarred Vanderbilt, Leandro Bolmaro, Wojnarowski , No. 22 chooses Walker Kessler and has four first round picks for jazz.

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In addition to the players, Utah Get unprotected According to sources, the picks of 2023, 2025, 2027 and the top 5 protected picks of 2029. 

Gobert is widely regarded as the best rim protector in the league and joins Minnesota'sstar shooter Karl-Anthony Towns

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Both players on Thursday Agreed to Supermax Expansion. Gobert has signed a five-year contract worth $ 205 million and maintains his contract from the 2024 to the 25th season. Towns has agreed to an extension of $ 224 million for four years. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Sarah Rumpf is Fox News' digital production assistant. She can contact her on Twitter at @rumpfsarahc