Bitter message for Joe Ingles and Utah Jazz. The Australian apparently pulled himself a cruciate ligament tear in his left knee and will be for the rest of the season.
As Adrian Wojnarwoski (espn) reports, this resulted in a MRI investigation on Monday in Salt Lake City. The injury not only means the season for the ongoing season for inggs, its rehab is expected to extend in the coming season.
The 34-year-old was injured in the night on Monday at the guest match at the Minnesota Timberwolves. At a Drive to the basket in the second quarter, the left knee suddenly gave after and ingles went to the ground with pain-distorted face. Then he could not burden his left knee and had to leave the Court supported by his teammates.
In the case of subsequent investigations on Monday, the worst fears confirmed by a cruciate ligament tear and the associated season. In the coming weeks, Ingles should be operated according to Wojnarowski.
The future of Ingles at Jazz is currently open, in the past few weeks he was considered a potential trade candidate, his contract in Utah ($ 13 million) runs out after the current season. Ingles spent his complete eight-year NBA career at the jazz.
About its entire career in the Association, he comes as an important part of the jazz rotation on average to 8.6 points, 3.8 assists and 3.2 rebounds for throw quotas of 44.9 percent from the field and 40.8 percent from the Distance. Last season he became second in the race around the award as Sixth Man of the Year, in the playoffs he ran in 40 out of 45 performances as a starter.
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For jazz, the news of the Ingles violation is the next chapter in the epidemic year 2022. Eleven of the past 13 games were lost, most recently five in a row, among other things because in Donovan Mitchell (concussion) and Rudy Gobert (Wade) the two top stars Violated missed. With a balance of 30-21 Utah still ranks fourth in the east.