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Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Jams Alley-Oop From Georges Niang Against Heat

Feb 13, 2021, 7:48 PM | Updated: 10:23 pm
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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) goes up for a dunk as the Utah Jazz and the Miami Heat play an NBA basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. Utah won 112-94. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Rudy Gobert dunked an alley-oop pass from Georges Niang during the opening quarter of Utah’s game against the Miami Heat.

The Jazz hosted the Heat at Vivint Arena on Saturday, February 13.

With 1:25 remaining in the first quarter, Niang lobbed a pass towards the hoop.

A sailing Gobert received the pass and threw it through the cylinder for his first points of the contest.

At the end of the first quarter, the Jazz trailed the Heat, 21-18.

Gobert had two points on 1-2 shooting. He added three rebounds during his first eight minutes on the floor.

Niang had two rebounds and two assists during the quarter.

During the opening 12 minutes, Utah shot only 36.4 percent from the field, including 1-12 or 8.3 percent from downtown.

Bojan Bogdanovic led the team with seven points.

The Jazz limited the Heat to 31.8 percent overall and 37.5 percent from three.

Jimmy Butler and Duncan Robinson led Miami with six points apiece.

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

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