Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Throws Down Thunderous Dunk Against Phoenix
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Rudy Gobert threw down a ferocious slam dunk during the opening minutes of the second half against the Phoenix Suns.
The Jazz hosted the Suns at Vivint Arena on Thursday, December 31.
With 8:26 left in the third quarter, Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Gobert connected a beautiful give-and-go.
Gobert fed Mitchell, who dished the ball back to the big man as he rolled towards the hoop.
The Jazz center rose up and threw down a fierce one-handed slam dunk.
That Spida & Gobert connection 😤 pic.twitter.com/YmBcykbqUg
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Gobert’s dunk cut Phoenix’s lead to 59-56.
bounce pass ✔️
touch pass ✔️
— utahjazz (@utahjazz) January 1, 2021
The dunk gave Gobert a team-high 14 points on 5-6 field goals. He also had eight rebounds and a block during his first 19 minutes on the floor.
Mitchell had 11 points on 5-14 shooting to go along with three rebounds, three assists, and a steal in 22 minutes.
Utah’s game against Phoenix is broadcast on NBA TV, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.
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