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A slight dip in confidence from Jazz fans and good news for Rudy Gobert’s case for DPOY

Rudy Gobert has the DPOY almost locked up

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Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NBA. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Utah Jazz fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts.

According to the most recent SB Nation Reacts survey, 88 percent of Utah Jazz fans are confident the team is headed in the right direction. That’s down from 100 percent for most of the season.

The dip to 88% from last week is not as surprising as we’ve seen the Jazz slump recently and lose tough games against solid opponents. A major part of those losses was Utah’s inability to hit the three point shot. Against the Dallas Mavericks the Jazz shot 27% from three as a team. In their next game after that the Jazz lost on national TV to the Phoenix Suns and, again, shot poorly from 3 hitting just 25%.

That being said, the Jazz still have 88% confidence from their fans. But that may dip some more in future reacts posts if the Jazz continue to not hit threes against good teams. At some point you have to show that in big games you can be mentally tough enough to hit your shots, not just hit them against weak or struggling oppoenents.

In addition to a push for the playoffs, NBA players are jockeying for position in the awards races. This year more than most, health has become a major factor in deciding who deserves to win awards like the MVP and Rookie of the Year.

According to a vast majority of fans, being able to stay healthy and be available should be a major factor in deciding awards.

This is great news for Rudy Gobert who has been incredibly durable this season missing just one game this season. Durability matters and Gobert is consistently one of the players Utah can rely on year after year.

No matter the stars currently on the roster, NBA teams are always looking to add the next young superstar. There are a group of players under the age of 25 that have clearly separated themselves from the pack.

According to fans nationally, 55 percent would most want to add Luka Dončić to their current roster. Behind the Dallas star, 21 percent picked Zion Williamson, 13 percent went with Jayson Tatum and 11 percent for Devin Booker.

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