Conley Hits Ingles On Deep Pass, Leading To Easy Layup Over Nuggets
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz guard Mike Conley threw a perfect pass half the length of the court into the arms of Joe Ingles. The toss led to an easy layup by the Jazz forward against the Denver Nuggets.
Conley, Ingles, and the Jazz hosted the Nuggets at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Wednesday, February 5.
The Jazz point guard looked like a quarterback dropping a perfect throw into the hands of Ingles on the play. Ingles laid the ball off the backboard and throw the cylinder to give Utah a 61-54 advantage with 9:11 left in the third quarter.
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) February 6, 2020
The pass resulted in Conley’s second assist of the game and Utah’s 15th of the game.
On the night, Conley had 10 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and a steal during his first 20 minutes on the court. He shot 3-6 on field goals including 3-5 from three-point land.
Ingles’ layup resulted in his first two points of the game. Despite starting the game 0-2 shooting, Ingles helped the Jazz with 2 rebounds and 5 assists during his first 18 minutes on the floor.
After the bucket, Utah was shooting 45.1 percent overall on the night.
Quick four point run from the @UtahJazz and they rebuild the lead to 7 over the Denver Nuggets.
Mike Conley continues to look more comfortable in the starting lineup with a great outlet pass to Joe Ingles.
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) February 6, 2020
The Nuggets were shooting 46.0 percent on field goals. Denver was led by Jamal Murray’s 21 points and Nikola Jokic’s 16 points.
Denver vs. Utah is broadcast on NBA League Pass, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.
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