According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Joe Ingles is finalizing a deal to return to the Utah Jazz. Ingles, who was a restricted free agent, met with the Clippers on Saturday as Doc Rivers sought a wing upgrade as he builds a new-look team around Blake Griffin.
Restricted free agent Joe Ingles is finalizing a deal to return to the Utah Jazz, Ingles tells ESPN. https://t.co/Jf0IgYSfpl— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 2, 2017
Ingles’ contract with the Jazz will be worth 4 years and $52 million, for an average of $13 million a year. His status as a restricted free agent meant that the Jazz could match any contract he agreed to with another team. The Clippers are reportedly still very interested in Andre Iguodala, Danilo Gallinari, and Jonathon Simmons. All three would likely start at small forward next season.