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Mike Conley, Rudy Gobert Connect For Alley-Oop Slam Dunk In Victory Over Pacers

Apr 16, 2021, 3:32 PM | Updated: Apr 17, 2021, 2:38 pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazzman Mike Conley and Rudy Gobert connected for an alley-oop slam dunk during the closing minutes of Utah’s win over the Indiana Pacers.

The Jazz hosted the Pacers at Vivint Arena on Friday, April 16.

With 3:17 left in the game, Conley lobbed a ball towards the hoop and Gobert caught the pass before throwing it through the cylinder for a powerful slam dunk.

Gobert’s dunk stretched Utah’s lead to 110-103.

The Jazz would go on to win the game, 119-111.

It was Utah’s largest comeback of the season.

Conley and Gobert had impressive second half performances after Donovan Mitchell exited the contest after suffering a right ankle sprain.

At one point in the first half, Utah trailed Indiana by 17 points.

Over the final 24 minutes of action, the Jazz held the Pacers to 42 points.

Conley and Gobert were a big part of the comeback.

Gobert led the Jazz with a big double-double that featured 13 points and 23 rebounds. He also had one assist, one steal, and four blocks.

Conley finished the game with 10 points, 10 assists, one steal, and one block.

With the win, the Jazz improved their NBA-best record to 42-14, including 26-3 at home.

Utah’s next game is against the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, April 16 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on ESPN and 97.5 FM.

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