Star Rookie Throws Down Monster Dunk Over Opponent

Andrew Lief Contributor
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Minnesota Timberwolves rookie forward Andrew Wiggins posterized Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert Monday night.

Wiggins drove down the middle of the lane and then jumped off two feet to elevate over Gobert for the dunk.

He finished with 17 points and five rebounds in the 104-84 Jazz win. Wiggins is one of the favorites to win rookie of the year, along with Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic and Philadelphia 76ers forward Nerlens Noel.


Gobert got his revenge later in the game as he rejected Wiggins’ attempt of another posterization over him. After the block, Gobert flexed over Wiggins who was lying on the ground.


The league is full of young, talented players and it was great to see two of those players attack each other on the court last night.