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Utah Jazz Forward Georges Niang Throws Down Two-Handed Slam Dunk Against Atlanta

Jan 15, 2021, 7:47 PM
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Georges Niang #31 of the Utah Jazz dunks against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter in Game Six of the Western Conference First Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 30, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Georges Niang rocked the rim with a two-handed slam dunk during the opening quarter of Utah’s game against the Atlanta Hawks.

The Jazz hosted the Hawks at Vivint Arena on Friday, January 15.

With 1:06 remaining in the first quarter, Jazz guard Mike Conley dished the ball to Niang, who flew down the paint before rising up for the two-handed hammer.

Niang’s jam stretched Utah’s lead to 29-21.

At the end of the first quarter, the Jazz owned a 33-23 advantage.

Utah finished the quarter shooting 48.1 percent from the field, including 30.8 percent on three-pointers.

Mike Conley led all players with 10 points.

Niang scored two points on 1-1 field goals. In addition to his dunk, the Jazzman added one rebound and posted a plus-six rating during his six minutes on the court.

Utah’s game against Atlanta is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.

Click here to follow the Hawks vs. Jazz game on KSLSports.com.

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