Jazz rookies Taylor Hendricks, Brice Sensabaugh help hand Ignite 59-point loss in G League

Utah Jazz rookies Taylor Hendricks and Brice Sensabaugh combined for over 40 points Monday on assignment in the G League to lead the Salt Lake City Stars to a dominating win over the Ignite.

Hendricks produced 19 points, five rebounds, three steals and three blocks, and Sensabaugh poured in a team-high 25 points, five rebounds and five assists in the 158-99 victory. In all, seven players scored in double figures for the Stars, who led by as many as 61 points in the game.

Veteran John Jenkins paced the Ignite with 20 points, while Babacar Sane had 17 points and Tyler Smith added 15 points off the bench. The 59-point result was the worst loss in Ignite history.

The contest was the second game for Hendricks and Sensabaugh in the G League. The two players have been out of the rotation to start the season with the Jazz, and project to log significant time with the Stars throughout the year.

Hendricks is averaging 12 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 1.5 steals on 42.1% shooting from the field with the Stars. Sensabaugh, who missed much of the summer with a knee injury, is averaging 26 points, 6.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists and two steals.

The minutes in the G League will help Hendricks and Sensabaugh log meaningful playing time against increased competition. They have each shown, in a limited sample size, that they have the talent and ability to contribute in the NBA with added development.

Story originally appeared on Rookie Wire