Jazz Players Joe Ingles, Rudy Gobert Execute Perfect Pick-And-Roll Against Magic
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz players Joe Ingles and Rudy Gobert ran a pick-and-roll to perfection during the opening minutes of Utah’s game against the Orlando Magic.
The Magic hosted the Jazz at Amway Center on Saturday, February 27.
With 10:13 left in the first quarter, Gobert set a screen for Ingles at the top of the arc before rolling down the paint towards the hoop. After utilizing Gobert’s pick, Ingles drew the attention of two Magic defenders and found the Jazz center for a wide-open dunk.
Gobert’s dunk gave the Jazz an early 4-2 lead.
At the end of the first quarter, the Jazz owned a 22-21 advantage.
Ingles, who started the game in place of Mike Conley, had four points on 2-4 field goals. The Jazz forward also had two rebounds, three assists, and a block in nine minutes.
During his first eight minutes on the hardwood, Gobert had six points, four rebounds, and an assist.
The Jazz shot 45.5 percent overall and 20.0 percent from beyond the arc.
Jordan Clarkson led Utah with seven points off the bench.
Nikola Vučević had seven points for the Magic.
Utah’s game against Orlando is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.