No-Look Pass By Gobert Leads To Easy O’Neale Layup During Jazz/Nuggets Game
Jan 16, 2022, 8:08 PM | Updated: 8:11 pm
(Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz center Rudy Gobert fed Royce O’Neale with a no-look pass in the paint during Utah’s game against the Denver Nuggets.
The Nuggets hosted the Jazz at Ball Arena on Sunday, January 16.
With 5:53 remaining in the fourth quarter, Gobert rebounded a missed three-pointer by Donovan Mitchell before dishing a no-look pass to Royce O’Neale.
The Jazz forward took Gobert’s pass and scored an easy layup.
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O’Neale’s bucket pushed Utah’s lead to 111-95 and forced a Denver timeout.
After the assist, Gobert had 16 points on 6-6 field goals. He added 17 rebounds, one assist, and two blocks in 32 minutes.
O’Neale had 11 points on 4-6 shooting. He added two rebounds, one assist, and a steal in 28 minutes.
Utah’s game against Denver is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet, NBA League Pass, and The Zone Sports Network.
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