After the contact, Simmons held his shoulder and tried to shake it off. He wore what looked like a heating pad on it while on the bench after checking out late in the quarter.
Simmons checked back into the game with 6:56 left in the half. However, he checked himself out of the game during a break in action at the 5:20 mark, walking straight to the locker room. Before leaving the game, Simmons had a tough time moving his right arm.
He had two points on 1-of-2 shooting to go with two assists and a rebound in 10 minutes of action. Simmons came into the game averaging 15.0 points, 7.7 assists and 6.2 rebounds.
The team announced Simmons had a minor sprain of the AC shoulder joint and would be re-evaluated on Friday when the team arrived in Denver for the final game of a four-game road trip.
Two-time All-Star center Joel Embiid returned against the Jazz after serving a two-game suspension for fighting Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns on October 30.
Adelaide-born Ingles, a starter for the Jazz in past seasons, came off the bench with 16 points.
He connected with six-of-11 field goals, including two-of-five three-pointers.
Jazz coach Quin Snyder started new recruit Bojan Bogdanovic instead of Ingles.
Bogdanovic had 20 points while Donovan Mitchell led the way for the Jazz with 24 points.
Embiid had 27 points, 16 rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots for Philadelphia.
The 76ers appeared down and out with Simmons sidelined and the Jazz leading by 13 points with eight minutes to go in the final period.
The Jazz stalled and the 76ers staged a rally to cut the deficit to two points with two minutes left.
Bogdanovic hit a late three-pointer to keep ahead of the 76ers and give the Jazz their fifth win in their first eight games.
Elsewhere, James Harden had 36 points and 13 assists as Houston routed Golden State 129-112, sending the short-handed Warriors to their sixth loss in eight games.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 38 points and 16 rebounds while George Hill scored 24 off the bench as Milwaukee repelled the Kawhi Leonard-less Los Angeles Clippers 129-124.
Pascal Siakam had 23 points and 13 rebounds and Kyle Lowry scored 24 points as Toronto beat Sacramento 124-120.
Luka Doncic scored 27 points and Dallas drew two charges on Aaron Gordon in the final minute to beat Orlando 107-106. Gordon had 23 points, but just two after half-time.
Tony Snell scored 24 points on nine-of-nine shooting in Detroit’s 122-102 victory over New York.
Dillon Brooks scored 31 points and rookie Ja Morant added 26 as Memphis held on to beat Minnesota 137-121.
Indiana beat Washington 121-106 and Chicago disposed of Atlanta 113-92.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, AAP