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Joe Ingles and the NBA: His sadness after being released by the Utah Jazz

joe english landed on Utah Jazz in 2014 via ACB and, after three first seasons being a good secondary, he became an essential player in


landed on in 2014 via ACB and, after three first seasons being a good secondary, he became an essential player in the Salt Lake City rotation. Thus, in seven and a half seasons, the talented Australian player has averaged 8.6 points and 3.5 assists in an average of 24.9 minutes. He has had two years of more than 12 points per game and this season, although he was having a little less prominence than in recent years, he continued to be an important part of the rotation.

However, he was seriously injured and the Utah Jazz cut him. He is in the last year of his contract and in the NBA feelings are not understood. It does not matter that he was a key player in the locker room after almost eight years in the team: they have sent him to the street. Now, Ingles finds it hard not to be able to stop by the Jazz facilities despite living ten minutes from the pavilion.

“I never thought it would happen,” Ingles admitted. “Maybe it was very selfish of me to think like that.”

Without sense

“I still think he could have been an asset in helping the guys. Knowing Quin (Snyder), knowing the guys, knowing what his goals are, he definitely could have been important. I have mixed feelings about it. Very mixed emotions. Still I get angry and frustrated with that. I live like 10 minutes up the street, so it’s annoying that I can’t go to the facility and do all of that. It is what it is, I get it. Am I necessarily okay with that? It can be debated.”