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Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Throw Down One-Handed Alley-Oop Against Celtics

Mar 16, 2021, 6:21 PM
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Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz dunks during the third quarter of the game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 06, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)
(Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Rudy Gobert threw down a one-handed slam dunk on an alley-oop from Mike Conley during the opening minutes of Utah’s game against the Boston Celtics.

The Celtics hosted the Jazz at TD Garden in Boston on Tuesday, March 16.

1:18 into the first quarter, Conley floated a high pass to Gobert.

The Jazz center caught the pass with his right hand and immediately through the ball through the cylinder to complete the alley-oop.

Gobert’s bucket tied the game at 2-2.

At the end of the quarter, the Jazz trailed 22-20.

Gobert led Utah with four points on 2-2 field goals. He added two rebounds and one block during his first seven minutes on the court.

Jazz shot 40.0 percent overall and 36.4 percent from beyond the arc.

Boston shot 47.8 percent from the field and 0-7 from three.

Jaylen Brown led the Celtics with 10 points, three rebounds, and one block in 11 minutes.

Utah’s game against Boston is broadcast on TNT and 97.5 FM.

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