Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Posts Perfect Half Shooting Against Knicks

Jan 8, 2020, 8:22 PM
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Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz warms up before a game against the Sacramento Kings at Vivint Smart Home Arena on October 26, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert recorded a percent shooting first half against the New York Knicks.

Gobert shot a flawless 4-4 on field goals during the first 24 minutes of play between the Knicks and Jazz on Wednesday, January 8.

The Stifle Tower scored a game-high 14 points while adding 9 rebounds, 1 assist, and a block in 17 first half minutes. Gobert led the Jazz to a 72-53 lead over the Knicks at halftime.

Gobert went 6-10 on free throws and recorded a +26 plus-minus rating.

Early in the game, Gobert had a massive jam that spurred a big run by the Jazz.

The Jazz outscored the Knicks by nine points in the second quarter on their way to a 19 point advantage at the break.

Utah outshot New York 65 percent to 44.9 percent from the field and 50 percent to 30 percent on three-pointers.

Bojan Bogdanovic posted 13 points on 5-8 shooting. He also had a +26 rating.

Donovan Mitchell had 12 points on 4-6 field goals.

Former New York Knicks guard and current Jazz point guard Emmanuel Mudiay had 11 points to led Utah’s bench.

Knicks guard Elfird Payton scored a team-high 11 points on 5-10 shooting. New York rookie R.J. Barrett added 10 points in the first half.

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

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