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Royce O’Neale Buries Back-To-Back Threes During Impressive Sequence Against Grizzlies

Mar 27, 2021, 8:45 PM

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Royce O'Neale #23 of the Utah Jazz brings the ball up court against the Memphis Grizzlies in a NBA game at Vivint Smart Home Arena on October 22, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images)

(Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Royce O’Neale connected on back-to-back three-pointers during an impressive sequence in the third quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Jazz hosted the Grizzlies at Vivint Arena on Saturday, March 27.

O’Neale’s one-man show started by making a driving shot with 8:46 left in the quarter.

16 seconds later, the Jazzman blocked a layup attempt by Memphis center Jonas Valanciunas.

O’Neale collected the rebound and buried a 29-foot triple on the other end.

24 seconds later, the forward drilled another shot from beyond the arc.

O’Neale’s personal 8-0 run forced the Grizzlies to call a timeout with 7:49 remaining until the fourth quarter.

After the spurt, the Jazz held an 88-60 advantage.

O’Neale had the eight points on 3-4 shooting, including 2-3 from distance.

The forward also recorded eight rebounds, one steal, and a block during his time on the court.

O’Neale posted a plus-24 rating during his first 20 minutes of action.

After few minutes later, O’Neale threw down a crushing slam dunk on a fast break.

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

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