Rudy Gobert Dunks On Orlando Center To Start Second Half

Jan 4, 2020, 6:45 PM
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Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz dunks during a game against the Orlando Magic at Vivint Smart Home Arena on December 17, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
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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.

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.

Utah vs. Orlando is broadcast on NBA League Pass, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.

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