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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) slides for a dunk between Philadelphia 76ers players Seth Curry (31) and Dwight Howard (39) during an NBA basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Monday, February 15, 2021 (Courtesy of Deseret News)

(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz center Rudy Gobert slam dunked a Mike Conley alley-oop in the first quarter of Utah’s game against the Golden State Warriors.

The Jazz hosted the Warriors at Vivint Arena on Saturday January 1.

With 4.7 seconds left in the first quarter, Conley threw a ball towards the hoop. Gobert caught the pass before slamming it into the cylinder for two points.

Gobert’s Jam reduced Golden State’s lead to 29-24 at the end of the first quarter.

In the first 12 minutes of play, Gobert had three points on 1-2 field goals. He added six rebounds for nearly eight minutes of action.

This season, Gobert is averaging 15.5 points, 14.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. He’s shooting a career-high 70.9% from the field.

Utah’s game against Golden State is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet, NBA TV and The Zone Sports Network.


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