Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Slams One-Handed Alley-Oop From Royce O’Neale
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Rudy Gobert threw down a one-handed dunk on an alley-oop from Royce O’Neale during Utah’s game against the Phoenix Suns.
Gobert, O’Neale, and the Jazz hosted the Suns at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Monday, February 24.
O’Neale tossed a pass to the first time NBA All-Star near the basket during the second quarter to start the highlight-reel play. Gobert reached back with his right and hand packed the ball into the basket to give the Jazz a 58-55 lead over the Suns with 1:18 left in the first half.
The Jazz went to the halftime break tied 62-62 with the Suns.
In the third quarter, Utah surrender a 37-point quarter to Phoenix and trailed the Suns 99-88 as the two teams began the final 12 minutes of play.
At the end of the third, Gobert had 11 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists,
All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell had 25 points on 6-12 shooting to led the Jazz.
During the first three quarters of game time, Utah shot 49.0 percent from the field and 38.9 percent from the arc.
Phoenix shot a blazing 56.9 percent on field goals including a hot 66.7 percent from three during the first 36 minutes of the game.
At the start of the fourth quarter, All-Star Devin Booker had 19 points to led the Suns. Former Jazzman and Phoenix guard Ricky Rubio had 17 points, 4 rebounds, and 10 assists.
The Suns vs. Jazz game is broadcast on NBA League Pass, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.
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