Jazz Forward Rudy Gay Rejects Shot By Pistons’ Cade Cunningham

Jan 21, 2022, 8:57 PM
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Rudy Gay #8 of the Utah Jazz drives into Kelly Olynyk #13 of the Detroit Pistons during the first half of a game at Vivint Smart Home Arena on January 21, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz forward Rudy Gay swatted a shot attempt by Cade Cunningham during Utah’s game against the Detroit Pistons.

The Jazz hosted the Pistons at Vivint Arena on Friday, January 21.

With 3:41 to go in the third quarter, Cunningham drove towards the hoop before floating a four-foot attempt towards the basket.

Gay blocked the No. 1 overall pick’s shot to help Utah maintain a 78-74 lead.

At the end of the quarter, the Jazz owned an 87-82 advantage.

Through three quarters, Gay recorded four points on 1-3 shooting. He added four rebounds, three assists, and one block in 14 minutes off the bench.

This season, the UConn product is averaging 9.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.3 blocks, and 0.6 steals per game.

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

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