Rudy Gobert Overpowers Warriors With Five Dunks In First Half
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert recorded five dunks during a dominant first half performance against the Golden State Warriors.
Gobert and the Jazz play against the Warriors at the Chase Center on Wednesday, January 22.
The Stifle Tower dunked the ball five times during 18 minutes on the court during the first two quarters of the game between the Jazz and Warriors.
Gobert took advantage of the Golden State defense and powered to the rim multiple times for slam dunks to led Utah to a 65-43 advantage at halftime.
Gobert led the Jazz with 15 points on 7-8 field goals at the break.
Along with his scoring total, he posted 11 rebounds to record with 15th first half double-double and 33 rd of the season.
Gobert even scored on a mini sky hook move over the Warriors’ defense.
The Jazz center added 2 blocks to his first half stat line and had a team-high plus-minus rating of +22 while on the floor.
Gobert helped the Jazz to 52.1 percent shooting on field goals while limiting the Warriors to 35.7 percent from the field during the first 24 minutes of the game.
Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell poured in 15 points on 5-9 shooting to help Utah to the 22 point halftime lead.
D’Angelo Russel led Golden State with 15 points and was the only Warrior to score in double-figures at the break.
The Jazz vs. Warriors game is broadcast on NBA League Pass, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.
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