Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Cleans Up After Miss For Slam Dunk Against Warriors
Jan 23, 2022, 8:35 PM
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SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz center Rudy Gobert turned one of his many rebounds into a slam dunk during Utah’s game against the Golden State Warriors.
The Warriors hosted the Jazz at Chase Center on Sunday, January 23.
With 9:46 remaining in the fourth quarter, Golden State’s Gary Payton II blocked a 24-foot three-point attempt by Joe Ingles. Gobert rebounded the ball under the basket before rising up for a two-handed jam.
Gobert’s dunk cut the Warriors’ lead to 83-82.
The jam was part of an 11-o run by the Jazz to open the quarter.
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) January 24, 2022
Midway through the final quarter, Gobert had 12 points on 5-9 field goals. He added 17 rebounds, two assists, and one steal in 31 minutes on the court.
This season, Gobert is averaging 16.0 points, 15.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 2.3 blocks, and 0.8 steals per game.
Utah’s game against Golden State is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet, NBA TV, and The Zone Sports Network.
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