UTAH JAZZ

Joe Ingles Finds Donovan Mitchell For Back-Door Alley-Oop Slam

Aug 21, 2020, 2:34 PM | Updated: Apr 18, 2021, 5:26 pm
Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz passes against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter in...
Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz passes against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter in Game Three of the Western Conference First Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 21, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles found Donovan Mitchell on a back-door alley-oop early in Game 3 against the Denver Nuggets.

Ingles was dribbling the ball down the right side of the floor when Mitchell ran down the weak side where Ingles threw the lob to Mitchell, who finished with a two-handed dunk.

It gave the Jazz a 9-5 lead early in the first quarter. Ingles picked up his first assist of the game and Mitchell’s first field goal of the game and had four points after knocking down two free throws earlier.

On the next possession, Ingles found Gobert for a open slam dunk. Gobert scored his fourth point of the game and Ingles had his second assist of the contest.

The Utah Jazz received the services of Mike Conley back after missing the first two games of the series to be with his family for the birth of his son. Conley returned to the bubble on Monday and cleared the four-day quarantine. He started in place of rookie Juwan Morgan. The series is tied at one game apiece.

  • Utah Jazz Scoreboard

  • Utah Jazz Team Leaders

  • Utah Jazz Standings

Utah Jazz

Russell-Westbrook-Jordan-Clarkson-Jazz-Lakers-Knicks...
Ben Anderson

Report: Jazz, Lakers, Knicks Talked Mitchell, Westbrook Trade

The Jazz reportedly discussed a three-team trade involving the Knicks and Lakers designed around Donovan Mitchell and Russell Westbrook. 
2 days ago
Alex-Jensen-team-USA...
Ben Anderson

Jazz Alex Jensen To Coach USA Basketball AmeriCup Team

Utah Jazz assistant coach Alex Jensen has been named the head coach of the 2022 USA Basketball AmeriCup team. 
3 days ago
Gilbert-Arenas-Dwayne-Wade...
Ben Anderson

Arenas: Wade Still Better Than Jazz Players From Gobert Trade

Former NBA star Gilbert Arenas said that Dwyane Wade is still better today than the five players the Jazz received in the Rudy Gobert trade.
3 days ago
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert dunks (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)...
Ben Anderson

Should Jazz Retire Number 27 For Rudy Gobert?

Should the Utah Jazz retire the number 27 jersey worn by Rudy Gobert when he decides he's done playing in the NBA?
4 days ago
Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) goes to work on New York Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina (11) (Sc...
Ben Anderson

New Look Jazz Open 2022-23 Preseason In Canada

The Utah Jazz announced the dates of four preseason games ahead of the 2022-23 NBA season including the opener played in Edmonton, Canada.
4 days ago
Utah Jazz guards Mike Conley and Jordan Clarkson (Photo by Tim Heitman/Getty Images)...
Ben Anderson

Jazz Roster Needs Serious Work, Regardless Of Mitchell Trade

While all eyes are on a potential Donovan Mitchell trade, the Utah Jazz roster will require a lot of work before the season opens next month.
5 days ago
Joe Ingles Finds Donovan Mitchell For Back-Door Alley-Oop Slam