Rudy Gobert Dunks On Orlando Center To Start Second Half
ORLANDO, Fla. – Jazz center Rudy Gobert threw down a forceful slam dunk over the top of Orlando center Nikola Vučević to open the third quarter of Utah’s game against the Magic.
Gobert’s dunk over Vučević came during the first minute of the second half of Utah’s game at the Amway Center on Saturday, January 4.
The Jazzman received a dish from Royce O’Neale and rose up over Vučević and threw down a slam dunk over Vučević. Gobert’s bucket stretched Utah’s led to 54-47 with 11:24 left in the third quarter.
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— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) January 5, 2020
With 4:29 left in in the third quarter, the Jazz held a 64-63 advantage over the Magic.
Gobert had 7 points on 3-6 field goals. He pulled down 15 minutes and dished out 2 assists during his first 25 minutes on the floor against the Magic.
Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell led the team with 19 points on 9-14 shooting during his first 24 minutes of play.
The Jazz and Magic went back-and-forth during the final minutes of the third quarter. Utah took a 76-75 lead into the final 12 minutes of the game.
Mitchell had 22 points as the Jazz went to the fourth quarter.
The @Utahjazz had a tough third quarter, but lead the Magic 76-75 with 12 minutes left in the game.
Donovan Mitchell has 22, Mudiay the only other Jazz player in double digits with 10. #UTAatORL #TakeNote
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) January 5, 2020
Utah vs. Orlando is broadcast on NBA League Pass, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.
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