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Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Completes Three-Point Play After Dunk, Foul By Paul George

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) goes up for a dunk as the Utah Jazz and the Miami Heat play an NBA basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. Utah won 112-94. (Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz center Rudy Gobert completed a three-point play after getting fouled while dunking on Paul George during Utah’s playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Jazz hosted the Clippers at Vivint Arena for Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Thursday, June 10.

With 4:52 left in the fourth quarter, Gobert went up for a jam while getting hit by George.

Gobert completed the dunk and went to the free throw line for one shot.

The center his the foul shot and gave the Jazz a 107-103 lead.

Gobert’s three-point play was huge for Utah.

The Jazz had recently given the Clippers their first lead of the contest, 101-99.

Gobert and the Jazz went on to win, 117-111.

The three-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year finished the contest with a massive double-double. Gobert had 13 points on 4-5 field goals. He added 20 rebounds, two steals, and three blocks. Gobert posted a plus-14 rating in 36 minutes of action.

With the win, the Jazz took a 2-0 series lead.

Game 3 between the Jazz and Clippers is scheduled to take place in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 12. The contest will tip-off at 6:30 p.m. (MDT) on ABC.