Philippines, 04 Aug 2020
  Home >> News

 


BOXERS

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

NEWS           

FORUM        

FIGHT GALLERIES        

RING CARD GIRLS        




 
 
News  


NBA PLAYOFFS - Spurs blast Jazz, take 2-0 lead


PhilBoxing.com




The San Antonio Spurs followed its Game 1 rout of the Utah Jazz with another blowout, this time a 114-83 conquest in Game 2 of their series Wednesday night at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.

The Spurs, seeded No.1 in the Western Conference and No.2 overall in the playoffs behind the Chicago Bulls of the Eastern Conference, now have a commanding 2-0 lead in this Round 1 matchup. Games 3 and 4 shifts to Utah.

Just like Game 1, Game 2's outcome was never in doubt. A 3 by rookie Kawhi Leonard gave the Spurs a 13-4 jump at the 7:11 mark of the opening quarter. The Spurs then went on a 20-0 second quarter run to take a 53-28 halftime lead.

Seven Spurs scored double figures in points led by Tony Parker, who finished with 18 and 9 assists. Tim Duncan had a quiet 12 with 13 rebounds while Danny Green and Boris Diaw combined for 23 points. None of the Spurs starters played more than 28 minutes, which bodes well for this veteran-ladden squad.

San Antonio shot a terrific 57.3 percent from the field (47-of-82), 45.5 percent from 3-point range (10-of-22) and perfect from the free throw line, 10-for-10. The Spurs also had more rebounds 44-43 and more assists 28-16 than the overwhelmed Jazz.

"Is this series over? Over course not. We've had our struggles on the road. We were one of the better teams at home. We look forward to playing at our home floor. They won the first two games. They're supposed to. They're a good team, said Jazz guard Devin Harris.

Besides a stagnant offense that relied heavily on jump shots, the Jazz turned over the ball 15 times and shot poorly. They made just 31 of 90 field goals (34.4 percent) and went 1-for-6 behind the arc (16.7 percent).

Al Jefferson and Josh Howard led Utah with 10 points apiece but no other Jazz scored in double figures. (Homer D. Sayson)


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Homer D. Sayson.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • The Past Week in Action 3 August 2020
    By Eric Armit, , Tue, 04 Aug 2020
  • OMAR "EL RELAMPAGO" JUAREZ TRAINING CAMP QUOTES
    , Tue, 04 Aug 2020
  • Barrientes Twins, DJ Zamora III Remain Undefeated with Knockouts in Mexico
    , Tue, 04 Aug 2020
  • BERGMAN & GORST CONFIRMED FOR PARTYPOKER MOSCONI CUP
    , Tue, 04 Aug 2020
  • Salita Promotions Names Attorney and Former NYSAC Executive Director David Berlin as General Counsel and Consultant
    , Tue, 04 Aug 2020
  • The GM Joey-Bayanihan Chess Club team wins Philippine E-9 chess club Open chess team tilt
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Mon, 03 Aug 2020
  • MATCHROOM FIGHT CAMP: WEEK 1 RESULTS
    , Mon, 03 Aug 2020
  • Francisco Fonseca returns August 8, targets Carl Frampton
    , Mon, 03 Aug 2020
  • ANGELO LEO BECOMES NEW WBO JR. FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION IN DOMINATING UNANIMOUS DECISION OVER TRAMAINE WILLIAMS
    , Sun, 02 Aug 2020
  • Young wins TIMY online chess title
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Sun, 02 Aug 2020
  • Errol Spence vs Danny Garcia Set for Nov 21
    By Carlos Costa, , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • King's Promotions Triumvirate on Display TONIGHT on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®
    , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • Shall We See the Realization of the Pinoy Dream of a Juan Tornado?
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • "SFT 22: The Return" OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
    , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • Dangerous foe likely for Magsayo
    By Joaquin Henson, , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • FINAL WEIGHTS AND OFFICIALS FOR SATURDAY’S SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® TRIPLEHEADER
    , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • UNDEFEATED RISING STAR SHISHKIN TO FACE RIOJAS IN MAIN EVENT OF INAUGURAL ‘DETROIT BRAWL AT THE LEGENDARY KRONK’
    , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • EXCLUSIVE CLIP: SHOWTIME SPORTS® OFFERS FIRST LOOK AT SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® TELECAST
    , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • Barrientes Twins, DJ Zamora III to Fight in Rosarito Mexico this Saturday
    , Sat, 01 Aug 2020
  • AGM Bernardino rules Santiago C.Tan Jr. chess tilt
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Fri, 31 Jul 2020
  • Top Welterweight Jamal James Takes On Former Title Challenger Thomas Dulorme for Interim WBA Welterweight Title
    , Fri, 31 Jul 2020
  • FIGHTERS COMPETING IN SATURDAY’S SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® MAIN AND CO-MAIN EVENTS, PLUS, SHOWTIME SPORTS® PRESIDENT STEPHEN ESPINOZA MEDIA AVAILABILITY QUOTES
    , Fri, 31 Jul 2020
  • Trouble in The Bubble: Eleider Alvarez and Joe Smith Jr. Face Off in Light Heavyweight Title Eliminator August 22 LIVE on ESPN+
    , Fri, 31 Jul 2020
  • New York State Boxing HOF Class of 2020 Induction Ceremony Canceled
    , Fri, 31 Jul 2020
  • Bob Arum Preparing Too Many Dishes Could End Up With a Smorgasbord
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Thu, 30 Jul 2020




  •  



     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2020 philboxing.com.