San Antonio Spurs vs Utah Jazz: Post Game Grades
By Michael Rehome
The San Antonio Spurs (49-9) won their 21st game on the road this season defeating the Utah Jazz (28-29) 96-78 Thursday night.
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The Good: San Antonio basketball was on display in Utah on Thursday as four of the five starters were in double-figures. Kawhi Leonard in his second game back led the way with 29 points on 10 of 15 shooting from the floor. LaMarcus Aldridge and Tim Duncan combined for 29. Duncan came off of a game where he was held scoreless for just the second time in his career. Tony Parker continued his strong play as he chipped in 16.
The Bad: First quarter was just awful for San Antonio in executing on both ends. They were down by seven at the end of the first quarter before clamping down on Utah in the second, the rest they say is history.
Quote of the Night: Utah Jazz Head Coach Quinn Snyder on the Spurs defense: “They make you expend so much energy that when you do get open shots, they’re a little harder. You have to work for them.”
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