Gobert Dominates Hornets In First Quarter, Posts Double-Double
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert dominated the Charlotte Hornets to start the game and posted a double-double during the opening quarter of play.
The center led Utah with a double-double during the first quarter of the game between the Jazz and Hornets on Saturday, December 21.
Gobert recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds during his first nine minutes on the court.
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) December 21, 2019
Gobert posted 4 offensive rebounds and a block in the first nine minutes of play.
He was 5-6 on field goals.
Rudy Gobert is dominating this game, both on the ball and off.
Clearing lanes without the ball, getting every Jazz miss for a put back, and scoring at will.
11 points and 8 rebounds 7 minutes into the game. #TakeNote
— Ben Anderson (@BensHoops) December 21, 2019
Last season, Gobert posted 18 points and 18 rebounds against the Hornets on April 1, 2019. In the first meeting of the 2018-19 season, Gobert had 20 points and 17 boards in a win over Charlotte.
On Saturday, the Jazz trailed the Hornets 33-31 after the first 12 minutes of the game.
Utah vs. Charlotte is broadcast on NBA League Pass, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.
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