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Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Rolls For Dunk To Open Jazz/Blazers Game

Dec 29, 2021, 8:28 PM
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Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz looks on during a preseason game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Vivint Smart Home Arena on October 16, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz center Rudy Gobert rolled to the hoop for a two-handed slam dunk to open Utah’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Blazers hosted the Jazz At Moda Center on Wednesday, December 29.

40 seconds into the contest, Gobert rolled to the bucket after receiving a dish from Joe Ingles.

Gobert’s jam gave the Jazz an early 2-0 lead.

Portland was forced to take a timeout at the 7:59 mark after Utah stretched its lead to 11-2.

During the first four minutes of action, Gobert led the Jazz with four points on 2-3 field goals. He added two rebounds and one block during his time on the floor.

This season, Gobert is averaging 15.4 points on 71.3 percent shooting.

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

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