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Ingles Shoots Perfectly To Open Game Against Blazers

Dec 26, 2019, 9:11 PM
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Joe Ingles #2 of the Utah Jazz in action during a game against the Memphis Grizzlies at Vivint Smart Home Arena on December 7, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah forward Joe Ingles started the game against the Portland Blazers shooting 100 percent on his field goal attempts.

Ingles and the Jazz hosted the Blazers at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Thursday, December 26.

The Jazz forward started the opening quarter of the game on fire shooting 5-5 on field goals including 4-4 from three-point range.

Ingles’ buckets resulted in a game-high 14 points.

He added 2 rebounds in 8 first quarter minutes.

In the quarter, Ingles posted a +10 plus-minus rating.

In the opening 12 minutes of play, Utah shot 7-10 on attempts from behind the arc.

Utah’s bench outscored the Blazers 9-2 led by 5 points from Georges Niang and 4 points from new Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson.

The Jazz led the Blazers 37-22 headed to the second quarter.

Portland vs. Utah is broadcast on TNT and 97.5 FM.

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