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Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Dunks Alley-Oop From Royce O’Neale

Oct 28, 2021, 6:43 PM | Updated: 6:47 pm
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Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz dunks the ball in the first half against the Houston Rockets during Game Five of the first round of the 2019 NBA Western Conference Playoffs between the Houston Rockets and the Utah Jazz at Toyota Center on April 24, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz center Rudy Gobert threw down a slam dunk on an alley-oop pass from Royce O’Neale during the opening minutes of Utah’s game against the Houston Rockets.

The Rockets hosted the Jazz on Thursday, October 28.

With 8:36 remaining in the first quarter, Mike Conley dished the ball off to O’Neale before the forward threw an alley-oop pass to Gobert.

The Jazz center slammed the ball to give Utah an early 9-4 lead.

Gobert entered the game averaging 18.7 points per game on 70.8 percent shooting through three games this season.

In addition to his scoring, Gobert has been averaging 19.0 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 0.7 blocks, and 07 steals per contest.

O’Neale came into the game averaging 4.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists this season.

At the end of the opening quarter, the Jazz owned a 32-18 lead.

Utah’s game against Houston is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet, NBA League Pass, and The Zone Sports Network.

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