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Udoka Azubuike’s Hustle Gives Jazz A Spark In First Quarter

Jan 19, 2022, 7:41 PM

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Udoka Azubuike #20 of the Utah Jazz slam dunks the ball over Justin Robinson #55 of the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of their game October 13, 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 Udoka Azubuike gave great hustle to spark the team in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

Udoka Azubuike played just four minutes in the opening quarter for the Jazz but put up two points, one rebound and two blocks.

His lone bucket in the first quarter was a traditional post up move where he did a jump hook with his right hand. Dok’s presence is very much needed for the Jazz with Hassan Whiteside and Rudy Gay missing the game. Now that Rudy Gobert is back in the lineup, Azubuike brings depth that the Jazz have missed over the last week.

The Jazz game against the Rockets can be seen on AT&T SportsNet and heard on The Zone Sports Network.

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