Joe Ingles

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Not to be confused with Joe Inglis.
Joe Ingles
JoeIngleswithfan.jpg
Ingles signing a shirt for a fan after a game.
No. 7 – Los Angeles Clippers
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1987-10-02) 2 October 1987 (age 27)
Happy Valley, South Australia
Nationality Australian
Listed height 203 cm (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Career information
High school Lake Ginninderra (Canberra, ACT)
Pro career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2009 South Dragons (Australia)
2009–2010 CB Granada (Spain)
2010–2013 FC Barcelona (Spain)
2013–2014 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel)
2014–present Los Angeles Clippers
Career highlights and awards

Joseph Howart "Joe" Ingles (born 2 October 1987) is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also holds a British passport.[1] Regarded as a guard-forward, he is versatile enough to play point guard as he often plays a point forward role. He is left-handed.

On 17 March 2006, he became the first player to sign with the South Dragons National Basketball League franchise.[2]

Early career[edit]

Joe Ingles with FC Barcelona in 2011.

Born in the Adelaide suburb of Happy Valley, Ingles attended both Lake Ginninderra College and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra with future Boomers teammate Brad Newley. He played for the AIS in the 2005 and 2006 SEABL seasons.

Professional career[edit]

On 17 March 2006, Ingles signed a multi-year deal with the South Dragons.[2] In the Dragon's first game in the NBL, the 18 year old Ingles made NBL history by scoring the most points by an Australian on debut – 29, on 11 out of 15 shooting from the field. His excellent first season in the NBL earned him the 2007 Rookie of the Year award.[3]

In July 2009, Ingles joined the Golden State Warriors for the 2009 NBA Summer League.[4] Later that month, he signed with CB Granada of Spain.[5]

In July 2010, Ingles re-joined the Golden State Warriors for the 2010 NBA Summer League.[6]

On 16 November 2010, just seven games into the 2010–11 season, Ingles transferred from Granada to FC Barcelona, signing a three-year deal with the club.[7][8] In June 2013, Ingles announced that he would not re-sign with Barcelona for the 2013–14 season.[9]

On 24 July 2013, Ingles signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League.[10][11]

On 29 September 2014, after a strong display with Australia at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Ingles signed with the Los Angeles Clippers.[12]

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high
Denotes season in which Ingles's team won the Euroleague
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2010–11 Barcelona 15 4 15.5 .657 .233 .727 1.1 1.1 .8 .1 5 4.7
2011–12 Barcelona 21 2 13 .490 .231 .800 1.7 1.4 .6 .1 4.3 4.4
2012–13 Barcelona 29 16 20 .500 .394 .786 2.1 1.1 .4 .2 6 5.4
2013–14 Maccabi 30 13 22.5 .533 .417 .697 3 2.9 .8 0 6.4 9.3
Career 95 35 17.5 .545 .318 .752 1.9 1.6 .65 .1 5.4 5.95

International career[edit]

At the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, Ingles made his Olympics debut with the senior men's Australian national basketball team. In Australia's final match, a 116–85 loss to the United States, Ingles played the entire last quarter of the game, scoring 11 points on 100% shooting from the field, while also recording two rebounds and one assist.

At the 2010 FIBA World Championship, Ingles averaged 10.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in six games.[13] At the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games, Ingles again played well, and was the second-highest scorer for the Boomers after Patty Mills. In six games, Ingles finished with averages of 15.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.

At the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Ingles averaged 11.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists in six games.[14]

Personal[edit]

Ingles is engaged to Australian netballer, Renae Hallinan.[15]

References[edit]

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