Aussie Joe Ingles May Jump to NBA
Australian basketball star Patty Mills has backed Boomers teammate Joe Ingles to join him in the NBA after both had an impressive Olympic campaign.
The FC Barcelona Regal swingman underlined his class with 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists in the quarter-final loss to the United States, the eventual gold medalist.
Asked if he thought Ingles could break into the NBA Mills said, “No question, he’s definitely an NBA Player.
Ingles revealed his agent had already fielded calls from NBA parties.
“He didn’t tell me the specifics, he just said there was some interest there,” Ingles told AAP.