Joe Ingles has averaged 27.5 minutes per game this season. He played 27 minutes and 27 seconds tonight. So what do I mean by bigger role?
Tonight, the Jazz ran more plays where Joe Ingles had the ball in his hands, working pick and roll with Rudy Gobert. That’s because he’s been moved into the starting lineup while Mike Conley is hurt, but it’s been very effective.
Tonight, the Jazz found a couple of ways to take advantage of how much teams force him to go right. He’s also been accepting the screen more to his right, which he then snakes around and gets to the middle of the court, where he can make plays.