Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) shoots during an NBA game against the Houston Rockets at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 12, 2021. The Jazz won 114-99. (Courtesy of Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic threw down a rare slam dunk during the opening minutes of Utah’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Jazz hosted the Wolves at at Vivint Arena on Saturday, April 24.
Only 1:23 into the game, Mike Conley wrapped the ball behind his back before dishing it off to a cutting Bogdanovic.
The Jazz forward flew down the lane, caught the pass, and rose up for a slam dunk with his left hand.
Bogdanovic’s jam gave the Jazz an early 7-2 lead with 10:37 left in the quarter.
At the end of the quarter, Utah owned a 40-26 advantage.
Bogdanovic had 13 points in the quarter. He shot 5-9 on field goals, including 3-5 from beyond the arc.
He also added two rebounds in nine minutes on the court.
This season, Bogdanovic is averaging 15.5 points per contest on 42.1 percent shooting.
Utah’s game against Minnesota is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.