San Antonio Spurs (2-0) vs. Utah Jazz (0-2)

By Quixem Ramirez

May 2, 2012; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) is defended by Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson (25) during the second half of game two in the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at the AT

– Time: 9 p.m.


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– Jazz injury report: None.

– Spurs injury report: None.

– Best offensive lineup: The Harris-Hayward-Carroll-Millsap-Jefferson lineup (150.4 minutes) scores 110.5 points per 100 possessions on 47.8 percent shooting.

– Best defensive lineup: The Watson-Miles-Howard-Favors-Kanter lineup (131.1 minutes) allows 96.4 points per 100 possessions on 28.9 percent shooting from behind the arc.

– Best overall lineup: The Harris-Hayward-Miles-Millsap-Jefferson lineup (246.9 minutes) is outscored by their opponents by 0.1 points per 100 possessions.

– Best Game 2 plus/minus: Derrick Favors (nine points, nine rebounds) posted a +6 in 21:04.

– Worst Game 2 plus/minus: Al Jefferson (10 points, four rebounds) posted a -38 in 30:12.

– Utah outscores their opposition by 8.9 points per 100 possessions with Favors on the court, according to NBA Stats Cube.

– Utah is outscored by 1.2 points per 100 possessions with Jefferson on the court. They outscore their opponents by 27.4 points per 100 with Jefferson on the bench.

– The Spurs shot 57.3 percent from the field, their 24th time with a shooting percentage over 50 percent.

– The Spurs starters combined for a +178 in Game 2. The bench combined for a -23.

– Every Spur totaled at least one point, rebound and assist except Matt Bonner. He did neither.

– Utah took eight more shots than San Antonio and got to the free throw line 13 more times.

– The Spurs converted on all 10 of their free throws in Game 2.

– Utah is shooting 26.3 percent from behind the arc this series, on 18 attempts.