Jazz Forward Bojan Bogdanovic Steals Ball, Drives Court For Bucket Against Kings
Apr 28, 2021, 8:49 PM | Updated: 8:50 pm
(Courtesy of Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic stole the ball on an errant throw and took it down the court for a basket during the opening quarter of Utah’s game against Sacramento Kings.
The Kings hosted the Jazz at Golden 1 Center on Wednesday, April 28.
With 3:38 remaining in the first quarter, Bogdanovic intercepted a bad pass by Kings guard Buddy Hield.
Bogdanovic took the ball coast-to-coast down the court before banking the ball off the backboard for two points.
The Jazzman’s field goal gave the Jazz a 26-18 lead.
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Bogdanovic’s bucket drew a reaction from Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, who was not at the game after suffering a right ankle sprain earlier in April.
“Yeah BOJAN!!!!” Mitchell tweeted after Bogdanovic’s bucket.
Yeah BOJAN!!!! @44Bojan
— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) April 29, 2021
At the end of the first quarter, the Jazz owned a 30-27 lead.
During the opening 12 minutes, Bogdanovic scored 12 points on 4-5 field goals. He was 4-4 from the free throw line.
Bogdanovic also added one assist, one steal, and one block.
The Jazz forward posted a plus-five rating during his first nine minutes on the hardwood.
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) April 29, 2021
This season, Bogdanovic is averaging 15.6 points per contest on 42.0 percent shooting.
Utah’s game against Sacramento is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.
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