Multiple US outlets reported on Sunday that Ingles has agreed to terms on a four-year, $US52 million deal to remain with the Utah Jazz.
Before free agency tipped-off, Ingles had made clear that staying with the Jazz was his best option.
Ingles himself is coming off his best season as a professional with averages of 7.1 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.5 three-pointers across 24.0 minutes. Ingles was a restricted free agent, meaning the Jazz could match any offer he received.
Ingles had been one of the three-and-D archetype commodities in the free agent pool, one that proved to be the fourth-sharpest three-point threat in the league - making 134 trifectas in 44.1 percent shooting from beyond the arc. "I think the priority is Utah", said Ingles.
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Nevertheless, there was concern that it could be hard to keep Ingles after his breakout season made him one of the league's more sought-after Three-and-D specialists. The two players also share the same agent - Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports, per Wojnarowski.
Hayward is scheduled to meet with the Jazz on Monday.
Re-signing Ingles and trading for point guard Ricky Rubio were significant parts of the Jazz's plan to assemble a roster that appeals to Hayward.
While it is a little more than pricey to re-sign Ingles to that amount, he seems to be an excellent culture fit in Utah.