Morning links: ESPN calls Rudy Gobert best defender in the NBA; Elder Harvey Langi headed to the NFL

ESPN ranked the top 50 rising stars in the NBA and Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert came in at No. 7 on the list.

Of Gobert, ESPN wrote, “Since the start of last season, opponents are shooting just 42 percent on shots within 5 feet of the basket against Gobert, the lowest figure allowed by any player.”

As part of the ranking, they also released a short video that talks about Gobert as the best defender in the NBA.

Elder Harvey Langi headed to the NFL

It has been more than three years since NFL hopeful and former BYU playmaker Harvey Langi returned home from his two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but his draft profile for the NFL Combine refers to him as Elder as pointed out by Matt Brown on Twitter.

Continue reading at DeseretNews.com.

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