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Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Jams One-Handed Alley-Oop Against Raptors

Mar 19, 2021, 6:48 PM | Updated: 7:40 pm
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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks the ball during an NBA game against the Houston Rockets at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 12, 2021. The Jazz won 114-99. (Courtesy of Deseret New)
(Courtesy of Deseret New)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Rudy Gobert threw down a one-handed slam dunk on an alley-oop during the opening quarter of Utah’s game against the Toronto Raptors.

The Raptors hosted the Jazz at their temporary home of Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on Friday, March 19.

With 1:18 left in the first quarter, Jazz guard Mike Conley floated a pass high into the air. Gobert caught the ball and crushed the rim for a slam.

Gobert’s dunk was his second of the quarter and helped Utah trim Toronto’s lead to 26-21.

At the end of the quarter, the Raptors owned a 27-23 advantage.

Gobert had four points on 2-4 field goals, which were the pair of dunks. He also had five rebounds and one assist in nine minutes.

Mike Conley and Joe Ingles led the Jazz with five points apiece.

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

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