Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Jams Alley-Oop Over Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkić

Apr 8, 2021, 9:46 PM
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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) tries to shoot around Portland Trail Blazer center Jusuf Nurkic (27) during the game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 8, 2021. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Rudy Gobert threw down a fierce slam dunk over Jusuf Nurkić during Utah’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Jazz hosted the Blazers at Vivint Arena on Thursday, April 8.

With 10:42 left in the first half, Jazz guard Mike Conley tossed a lob to Gobert, who took the ball and threw it down for a one-handed slam over Nurkić.

The ferocious dunk gave the Jazz a 34-29 lead.

The dunk was Gobert’s second of the contest.

On Utah’s second possession of the game, Gobert slammed the ball for the first Jazz points against the Blazers.

At halftime, the Jazz trailed 56-53.

Gobert finished the half with eight points on 4-7 field goals. He also had 11 rebounds and one assist in 18 minutes of action.

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

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