Joe Ingles #2 of the Utah Jazz puts up a shot over Gary Harris #14 of the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter at Ball Arena on January 31, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz forward Joe Ingles hit a trio of three-pointers during a hot start in Utah’s game against the Houston Rockets.
The Rockets hosted the Jazz at Toyota Center on Wednesday, April 21.
During the first 6:15 of game time, Ingles knocked down three shots from distance.
Ingles’ three triples helped the Jazz jump out to an early 22-10 lead.
At the end of the first quarter, the Jazz owned a 34-27 lead.
Ingles started the contest in replacement of Donovan Mitchell, who missed the game with a right ankle sprain.
In the quarter, Ingles had nine points on 3-6 shooting. All six field goal attempts were from beyond the arc.
Ingles also had two rebounds, one assist, and one block in 11 minutes.
This season, the Jazzman is averaging 12.3 points per contest.
The Jazz shot 56.5 percent overall and 41.7 percent from downtown.
Christian Wood led the Rockets with seven points.
Utah’s game against Houston is broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.