Spurs squelch Jazz in impressive rout; forge 2-0 series lead
San Antonio, TX, United States (AHN Sports) – Tony Parker led seven San Antonio players in double-digit scoring, netting a game-high 18 points, as the Spurs routed the Utah Jazz, 114-83 to take a 2-0 lead in a Western Conference opening-round playoff series.
Tim Duncan added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the victors, who hit over 57 percent of their shots from the field and 10 of 22 treys.
Utah shot an anemic 31 of 90 from the field, including just 1 of 6 treys. The Jazz scored just 28 first half points and trailed 53-28 at the break, “aided” by just 11 second quarter points.
Al Jefferson and Josh Howard led the Jazz with 10 point outings.