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Jazz Forward Bojan Bogdanovic Blows Past Spurs For Tough Bucket

May 5, 2021, 7:48 PM | Updated: 9:25 pm
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Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) puts in a shot with San Antonio Spurs center Gorgui Dieng (7) defending as the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs play an NBA basketball game at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic drove through traffic for a pretty looking layup during the opening minutes of Utah’s game against the San Antonio Spurs.

The Jazz hosted the Spurs at Vivint Arena on Wednesday, May 5.

With 7:49 remaining in the first quarter, Bogdanovic pulled out a crossover, dribble down the paint, and rose up through traffic for a left-handed layup.

Bogdanovic was foul on the play and went to the free throw line for an and-one.

After connecting on the foul shot, Bogdanovic’s three-point play gave the Jazz an 11-10 lead.

At the end of the first quarter, the Jazz owned a 38-26 advantage.

During the first 12 minutes of action, Bogdanovic had 14 points on 6-7 field goals, including 1-1 on three-pointers. The forward also had one rebound and one steal in nine minutes on the hardwood.

This season, Bogdanovic is averaging 16.2 points per contest on 42.9 percent shooting.

Utah’s game against San Antonio is broadcast on NBA TV, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.

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