Rudy Gobert Passes Greg Ostertag On Utah Jazz Blocks List

Nov 22, 2021, 9:50 PM
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Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies drives to the basket against Royce O'Neale #23 and Rudy Gobert #21 of the Utah Jazz as teammate Steven Adams #4 tries to give him space during the second half of their game November 23, 2021 at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert passed Greg Ostertag on the franchise’s all-time blocks list during a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Jazz hosted the Grizzlies at Vivint Arena on Monday, November 22.

Utah fell to Memphis, 119-118.

A bright spot during the contest came during the fourth quarter when Gobert recorded a milestone block. The rejection moved him in front of Ostertag on Utah’s all-time block list.

Gobert finished the game with five blocks. He also had 23 points and 13 rebounds.

Utah Jazz All-Time Blocks Leaders

  1. Mark Eaton – 3,064
  2. Andrei Kirilenko – 1,380
  3. Rudy Gobert – 1,254
  4. Greg Ostertag – 1,253
  5. Karl Malone – 1,125
  6. Thurl Bailey – 879
  7. Derrick Favors – 840
  8. Paul Millsap – 520
  9. Ben Poquette – 517
  10. Rich Kelley – 498

With the loss, the Jazz fell to an 11-6 record this season.

Utah’s next game is on the road against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, November 24 at 6 p.m. (MDT). The game will be broadcast on AT&T SportsNet, NBA League Pass, and The Zone Sports Network.

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