Credit: USA TODAY Sports-Scanpix
Credit USA TODAY Sports-Scanpix

The Utah Jazz (1-2) got their first preseason win in a comfortable fashion against the New Orleans Pelicans(1-3). Rudy Gobert was the main factor in the 127-96 (28-22, 35-24, 32-19, 32-31) win. 

Rudy Gobert

Rudy  Gobert
Position: C
Age: 29
Height: 216 cm
Weight: 111 kg
Birth place: France

The team coached by Quin Snyder had full control of the game since the very start and went into the locker room at the end of the first half with a 17-points lead.

In the second half, the situation didn't change and the Jazz kept cruising to the victory with no particular difficulties. 

Rudy Gobert was the top scorer for the Jazz with 19 points and 19 rebounds double-double, while Donovan Mitchell added 18 points. 

For the Pelicans, instead, the top scorer was Devonte Graham, who finished with 14 points in 19 minutes on the court. 

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