The team announced he was diagnosed with an MCL sprain in his left knee, but no surgery is required.
The 7-foot-1, 245-pound Gobert is the centerpiece of the No. 3 defense in the NBA. Gobert is tied with Serge Ibaka for No. 4 in the league with 2.6 blocks per game. He also averages 9.2 points and 10.9 rebounds per game.
Gobert was considered one of the most improved players in the league last year. The Jazz believe he can grow into a franchise-type player.