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Jazz Center Walker Kessler Throws Down Reverse Dunk Against Bucks

Feb 4, 2024, 8:13 PM

SALT LAKE CITYJazz center Walker Kessler threw down a reverse slam dunk during a fourth quarter run in Utah’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Kessler dunks during late Jazz run

The Jazz hosted the Bucks at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, February 4.

With 9:43 to go in the game, Jordan Clarkson dished the ball off to an open Kessler under the basket. The Auburn product rose up for a reverse dunk.

Kessler’s jam cut Milwaukee’s advantage to 99-93.

During his first 21 minutes, Kessler had 11 points on 4-6 field goals. he also had five rebounds and two assists.

This season, the center is averaging 8.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 0.8 assists.

Utah’s game against Milwaukee is broadcast on KJZZ, Jazz+NBA League PassKSL Sports Zone (97.5 FM), KSLSports.com, and the KSL Sports app.

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Jazz Look To Snap Losing Streak Against Bucks

The Jazz are looking to snap their three-game losing streak when they host the Bucks.

After winning of 15 of 19 games beginning in mid-December, the Jazz have los six of their last eight games, including two straight in Salt Lake City.

Over their last eight games, the Jazz own the worst defensive rating in the NBA at 127.3 and the fifth-worst net rating at -7.8.

At 24-26, the Jazz own the 10th seed in the West and are just percentage points ahead of the 23-25 Houston Rockets in the standings.

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After losing their first two games under the recently hired Doc Rivers the Bucks erased a 24-point first quarter deficit en route to a 129-117 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 48 points on 20-28 shooting in the win.

Former Weber State star Damian Lillard had his most efficient game as a member of the Bucks scoring 30 points on 10-11 shooting including 5-5 from the three-point line.

The Bucks sit in the second seed in the West at 33-16.

Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com. Listen to Ireland on Yards After College: An NFL Podcast. Follow him on X (@kyleireland), Threads (@kyleirelandksl), and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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