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Jazz Forward Royce O’Neale Crashes Glass For Putback Layup Against Grizzlies

Mar 31, 2021, 7:16 PM | Updated: 9:03 pm
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Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies passes between Derrick Favors #15 and Royce O'Neale #23 of the Utah Jazz during the first half at FedExForum on March 31, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Royce O’Neale hustled for an offensive rebound and putback layup during the first half of Utah’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Grizzlies hosted the Jazz at FedEx Forum on Wednesday, March 31.

With 2:10 left in the second quarter, Jazz forward Joe Ingles shot a 25-foot three-pointer that bounced off the rim. O’Neale cut towards the hoop, collected the rebound, and laid the ball off the backboard for two points.

O’Neale’s bucket extended Utah’s lead to 54-45.

The Jazz would go on to take a 57-49 edge into the locker room at halftime.

O’Neale finished the first 24 minutes of game time with seven points on 3-4 field goals.

He added three rebounds and one assist in 16 minutes on the floor.

The Jazz ended the half shooting 45.8 percent overall.

Jordan Clarkson scored 15 points to lead the Jazz.

The Grizzlies shot 45.7 percent from the field and were carried by Kyle Anderson’s 10 points.

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

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