Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert will play in Game 6 against the Dallas Mavericks tonight, but he's going to look a little different when he takes the court.
Gobert showed up this afternoon with a bee sting on his face. The three-time Defensive Player of the Year owns a hive on his property, and one of the bees got him on his nose.
Gobert shared a photo of his face on social media. You can see some swelling on his nose and around his right eye.
Thankfully, it doesn't look like his vision will be affected at all.
Gobert has had an eventful postseason so far. In addition to his bee mishap, he was also fined by the NBA for using profane language during a live interview following Game 4.
In the last three games against Dallas, Gobert is averaging 16.3 points and 11.0 rebounds per outing. He also posted back-to-back 17-rebound efforts in the first two games of the series.
Utah trails Dallas 3-2 going into tonight's game in Salt Lake City. The Jazz will need to win in order to stay alive and force a decisive Game 7.